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Contested Divorce: What to Expect in Illinois

  When it comes to divorce, you can always count on some sort of conflict. If your divorce has been contested (meaning you and your spouse disagree over important issues, such as custody of your children or how to split property), you can also count on the divorce process taking longer and costing more than... Read more »

Protect Your Rights with a DUI Attorney on Your First DUI

A first DUI charge may sound simple, and you may want to represent yourself, thinking it may be reduced to a misdemeanor with no or minimal chances of jail time. Unfortunately, most drunk driving charges are complicated, and you may not be able to handle them alone. There is a civil and criminal side to... Read more »

Why You Should Hire a Lawyer for Police Questioning?

The police are the law enforcement officers mandated to investigate all alleged offenses. They aim to collect sufficient evidence compelling enough for the prosecutor to use in a court of law. When the police ask you to make a statement, issue subpoenas to obtain specific documents, conduct a search, or summon you for questioning, you... Read more »

Know Your Options When Facing a Foreclosure in Illinois

Having a bank initiate the legal process of taking possession of your property through foreclosure – in Illinois or any other state is understandably worrisome. However, by undertaking “loss mitigation” for your foreclosure case: devising a plan for keeping your home, or perhaps giving it up, yet avoiding liability, you may improve the outcome. The... Read more »

What is the Role of a Post Nuptial Agreement in Illinois?

Postnuptial agreements are relatively new in the legal field, but they are just as powerful as pre-nuptial agreements. Like prenuptial agreements, post-nuptials, post-marital agreements or postnups, as they are also called, outline the ownership of assets in the event of a divorce, among other functions. They also spare spouses costly divorce settlements and bring a... Read more »

How to Contest a Will in Illinois

  A last will and testament is an integral part of an estate plan. It is a legal document to outline your wishes for how you want to have your property distributed after death. It is important to follow the specific rules for executing a will in Illinois to avoid any challenges to your will... Read more »

Prenup Agreements in Illinois

Prenup Agreements in Illinois—Everything You Need to Know If you’re in the process of getting married and your future spouse has substantial assets to protect, you may be considering a prenuptial agreement.  But what are these agreements? What makes them so helpful, and how can they protect your marriage? Here’s everything you need to know... Read more »

What Should I Do About My Debt If I Can’t File for Bankruptcy?

  Filing for bankruptcy may be a strong tool to reset your financial position and get creditors off your back if you’re drowning in debt. It prevents creditors from using any further collection efforts, such as phone calls, garnishments, lawsuits, mailings, etc. Many debts, such as medical expenses, credit card payments, personal loans, and more,... Read more »

Tips for Finding Hidden Assets in a Divorce?

  The process of divorce can be complicated. If you are considering divorce or have already begun the process, you likely have many questions about the next steps and what to expect. One issue that often arises in divorce cases is hidden assets. In other words, one spouse may hide money or valuable assets from... Read more »

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