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MARRIAGE & DIVORCE

Marriage Annulment Separation and Divorce

Marriage

Annulment

Separation

Grounds for Divorce in Illinois

The Life and Times of a Divorce Case

The Advantages of Filing First

Simple / Uncontested Divorce

Jurisdiction for Divorce in Illinois

Pauper’s “Simplified Divorce”

Remarriage

 

Mediation, Collaborative Divorce, and Reconciliation

Mediation

Collaborative Divorce

Reconciliation

How to Use Divorce to Save your Marriage

 

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

 

Attorneys and Fees

Why Hire a Divorce Lawyer?

Finding and Hiring an Divorce Lawyer

Changing Your Divorce Attorney in the Middle of Your Case

Retainer Agreements and the Divorce Lawyer

Paying Your Divorce Lawyer

 

Marital Torts, Crimes, and Misdemeanors

Alienation of Affections 1 page

Breach of Marriage Promise

Criminal Conversation

Seduction

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Infection with a Sexually Transmitted Disease

Racketeering (R.I.C.O) Claims

Negligence

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Economic Fraud

Custodial Interference

Child Abduction

Abuse of Process

Frivolous and Vexatious Litigation

Wiretapping

 

 

Good Shrewd Lawyering

Shrewd Divorce Discovery

Shrewd RICO Claims

Shred Electronic Discovery

Shrewd Trial Tactics

 

THE EMERGENCY KIT

 

The Advantages of Filing First

Domestic Violence

False Accusations of Domestic Violence

Do’s and Don’ts

The Money

Tracking Down Fleeing Spouses

Child Abduction

 

 

 

 

THE MONEY

Property Division

Property Basics

Marital vs. Non-Marital

Gifts

Property Purchased in Contemplation of Marriage

Fraudulent Transfers

Dissipation

Factors Affecting Property Division

Taxes

Mixing Marital and Non-Marital Property

Commingling Property and “Transmutation”

Retirement Investments

Social Security benefits

Injunctions

Saving the House

Professional Licenses

Small Businesses

Modification of Property Division

 

Child Support

Child Support Basics

Daycare, Health Insurance and other Extras

Establishing Child Support

Fluctuating or Undeterminable Income  

Securing and Insuring Child Support Multi-State Jurisdiction

Child Support and Taxes

Enforcing Child Support

Military Issues and Child Support

Modification of Child Support

New Family / Second Divorce

50 / 50 Parenting Time

Reduction of Child Support for Long Distance Visitation

Reduction of Child Support Due to Custodial Parent’s Increased Income

Custodial Parent’s Duty to Account for Child Support

Collecting Past Due Child Support

Terminating Child Support

Avoiding Child Support  

College Expenses

Maintenance and Alimony

History

Maintenance Basics

Factors Determining Maintenance

Social Security and Maintenance

Modification of Maintenance

Termination of Maintenance

Bankruptcy Discharge of Maintenance Obligation

Bankruptcy and Divorce 1

Taxes

 

THE KIDS

Custody

Custody Basics

“Sole Custody” vs. “Joint Custody”

“Shared Custody” and “Split Custody”

Unborn children

Temporary Custody Awards

Best Interest of the Child

Child’s Wishes

Parental Alienation Syndrome

Attorney for the Child vs. Guardian ad Litem

Third Party Standing to Sue

Parental Misconduct

Expert Witnesses

Expert Testing

 

Visitation

Visitation Basics

50 / 50 Parenting Time

Wishes of the Child

Modifying Visitation

Restricting Visitation, Supervised Visitation, and Terminating Visitation

Parental Sexual Misconduct and Visitation

When Relocation Disrupts Visitation

Unlawful Visitation Interference

“Right of First Refusal”

Grandparent Visitation and Third Party Visitation

 

Removal

In-State Relocation

History of Removal in Illinois

What it Takes to Succeed at Removal

What it Takes to Prevent Removal

Jurisdiction over Unborn Children

Long Distance Visitation and Contact after Removal

Helping Kids Transition to Removal


Child’s Name Change

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