What is Collaborative Divorce? Some readers from the Chicago area may be interested in learning more about collaborative divorce. About one out of every two marriages ends in divorce, and the ratio may increase with each subsequent marriage after the first. Though many divorces tend to be emotional and highly contentious affairs, it is possible…Read more
How to Determine Paternity in IL
How to Determine Paternity in IL and Why it is Important When a child is conceived and born while a woman is married, Illinois law presumes that her spouse is the paternal father. However, if the woman is not married, the man is the alleged father and has to legally establish paternity. In order to…Read more
How does collaborative divorce work?
How does collaborative divorce work? As many Illinois residents may already know, when a couple brings their divorce before a judge, the outcome will be based on standard formulas and may not accurately reflect an individual family's needs and wishes. In rare cases, couples may be able to agree on all the terms of their…Read more
IL county receives more money to enforce child support orders
IL county receives more money to enforce child support orders IL County receives more money to enforce child support orders for the first time in seven years. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is increasing the amount that it is giving St. Clair County $667,000 a year from the $617,000 that it had been receiving…Read more