Later this week a judiciary hearing committee is scheduled to review some proposed changes to Illinois laws regarding divorce and child custody. These proposals would change the way decisions are made regarding family law issues throughout the state. In our last post we focused on the child custody proposals, now we will take a look at the possible changes to the divorce laws in Illinois.
Two days ago was Valentine's Day. And while most Illinois couples equate this day with love and romance, for many others it was the final straw. Historically, February -- specifically after Valentine's Day -- is when there is a spike in divorce filings.
There are plenty of Illinois couples who have the pre-wedding jitters before walking down the aisle. And while in some cases this could just be nerves about the actual life change, for others it is doubts about whether or not they are even making the right decision on getting married.
Military life can be particularly demanding and can put a great deal of stress on a marriage. However, while there has been concern over the role that deployments can play on a marriage, a recent study found that when it comes to the possibility of divorce, military marriages are just as vulnerable as civilian marriages.