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March 2013 Archives

Tax season and divorce: Tips for Illinois residents

14573016_s.jpgWith tax season in full swing, those Illinois residents who are either newly divorced or are going through a divorce right now may be wondering just how to file. Should they file separately or jointly? What about if their divorce went through on Jan. 2, 2013?

Online dating information being used in divorce court hearings

15383906_s.jpgWhen setting up an online dating profile many Illinois residents may be tempted to lie. Not necessarily to deceive anyone, but to increase their chances of getting dates. However, while the practice of being dishonest from the very start is certainly questionable, for those who are going through a divorce, lying on an online dating profile can end up being used against them in court.

What are acceptable punishments for unpaid child support?

Unpaid Child Support.jpgA judge's recent ruling in a child support case where a father is being forced to wear a sign stating he is behind on his child support payments is causing quite the commotion. Some say the punishment serves the father right, while others say it is unfair, humiliating and does not solve the problem.

Should police run criminal checks on domestic abuse victims?

Criminal Background Check.jpgAs a society, we tend to focus on domestic violence from the standpoint of a wife or girlfriend being abused. And while there are certainly plenty of cases where in abusive relationships this is the case, it is also important to keep in mind that abuse can go both ways and that there are plenty of husbands and boyfriends who are in abusive relationships.

Jury does not believe allegations; father awarded custody

18143511_s.jpgIf you are an Illinois father getting ready to go through a divorce, be prepared for the fact that your ex-wife may attempt to make up completely preposterous stories in order to get the upper hand in court. This can be anything from abuse allegations to having a history with drugs. All of these allegations, if not properly defended against, can have an impact on child custody and visitation.

Do-it-yourself divorces can be disastrous for Illinois couples

16445709_s (1).jpgFor couples in Illinois who are going through a divorce it can be tempting to just try and go at the process alone without hiring an attorney or a mediator. However, with so many financial concerns regarding property division, alimony and child support, it is best to seek out professional help in order to not make regrettable decisions.

Illinois parents: Does booting a car for unpaid child support work?

Thumbnail image for 13640432_s (1).jpgThere are plenty of Illinois parents who wind up in jail over not paying their child support. However, this system is sometimes criticized as being incarcerated makes it even harder for a parent to remain employed and be able to pay back what is owed.

Lamar Odom in the news for ongoing child custody dispute

10305334_s (1).jpgOver the years basketball player Lamar Odom has been in the news a number of times. Whether it is due to his basketball career, or the fact that the 6-foot-10-inch athlete is married to Khloe Kardashian, his name is frequently making headlines.

Baby boomer divorce: where retirement and divorce meet

14023143_s.jpgThere are more and more people ages 50 and older who are getting divorced. In fact, between 1990 and 2010, the divorce rate among baby boomers doubled. During this time, one in four divorces hit that age group.

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