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  • Estate Planning 101: Wills vs. Living Trusts

    Estate Planning might seem daunting at first, but it is absolutely essential to get something in place in order to ensure that your  Read More

  • CHANGES TO CHILD SUPPORT LAW IN ILLINOIS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2017

    On July 1, Illinois will adopt a new model to calculate child support. For parents who already have a divorce or parentage case pending, or  Read More

  • INCOME TAXES AND DIVORCE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE APRIL 18TH

    Filing Status IRS rules provide that if you are married on December 31st of the tax year, then you are still married for purposes of that  Read More

  • Digital Assets and Your Estate Plan

    In today’s digital age, many of us have more online accounts than we can keep track of. The internet has undeniably made everything we do  Read More

  • More predictability for Maintenance Awards in Illinois starting January 1, 2015

    There is a significant change to maintenance awards (formerly known as alimony) effective January 1, 2015 under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act  Read More

  • REMOVING CHILDREN FROM THE STATE IN PARENTAGE AND DIVORCE CASES

    Few people dispute that it is in the best interest of children to have both fit parents actively involved in their lives.  In an ideal  Read More

  • Illinois women are protected by a new law: The Pregnancy Accommodation Act

    Many challenges face women who are pregnant or recently gave birth.  I know from firsthand experience that the stress and anticipation of a pregnancy and  Read More

  • Discussion Points For Parents On The Topic Of Estate Planning For College Kids

    DISCUSSION POINTS FOR PARENTS ON THE TOPIC OF ESTATE PLANNING FOR COLLEGE KIDS This fall, as college  Read More

  • Penny-wise and pound-foolish: The dangers of do-it-yourself estate planning

    There is a popular book by Andrew Keen, titled “Cult of the Amateur,” that talks about the recent increase in do-it-yourself activity by consumers who  Read More

  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements: Creating predictability in matters of love and marriage

    Premarital agreements are also a good way to protect premarital assets and family-run businesses from later claims by the  <a href=Read More

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