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Illinois Family Law

Family Law and Your Goals

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Family law is more than just divorce or custody hearings. While this is a big part of what family law firms do, the most rewarding part of a family law case is the end of the case and seeing a satisfied, happy, relieved client. Family law also deals with adoption, prenuptial agreements, paternity, and modifying […]

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What Will Change in the Custody Agreement If You Relocate After a Divorce?

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As a way of moving forward with life post-divorce and considering your new financial circumstances, you might decide to relocate to a new location with your children. Generally, child custody arrangements should indicate if you are permitted to relocate with your children, including geographical limitations or how far you can move. Even so, if your […]

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What Can I Do? I Need My Spouse to Leave the House

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With divorce in Chicago, the goal is for you to eventually move forward. During the process, you may still be living with your soon-to-be-ex-spouse. It is understandable that there is a need for your spouse to move out of the marital home. The fact is, however, that the court system can only intervene in this […]

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The Assignment of Parental Responsibilities in Illinois

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Previously, before the new laws in 2016 came into effect, we had in Illinois what was called “child custody”. Along with the dramatic changes on parenting laws between divorced couples, there also came a new name for “child custody”. Now, it is called “allocation of parental responsibilities”. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act […]

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How A Father Could Change Custody in Chicago

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Just like any couple, Cooper and Sasha never imagined their marriage heading toward divorce. They settled into their dream home and eventually the two had a son. However, fast-forward seven years later, Sasha could not stand the sight of Cooper and his quirkiness, which during their courtship endeared him to her. Sasha finally asked Cooper […]

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Do Grandparents Have Rights on Parenting Time?

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As a grandparent to the children of divorced parents, seeing your grandchildren may prove to be difficult at times. To help illustrate this point, we have the case of Grandma Dorothy and Grandpa Simon’s daughter, Sheryll, who has four children with Curtis. Sheryll and Curtis have been estranged for some time. Curtis is miffed with […]

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What is “Fair” as Defined by a Divorce Court?

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The state of Illinois is an equitable distribution state when it comes to division of property during a divorce. A common assumption is that this means things are split equally or 50-50. However, this is not the case. Equitable distribution means that assets are divided fairly, not split down the middle. So how does the […]

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How Much Will A Divorce Cost?

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How much does divorce cost? One of your major concerns when getting a divorce is how much a divorce will cost. The answer is that there is no clear-cut, fixed amount for anyone who is thinking of getting a divorce. All divorces are different. It might cost more or less depending on many elements or […]

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The Effects of Social Media and Cheating on Divorce

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Social media and networking sites generally promote connecting people. While social media is a great way to stay connected with old friends or meet new people, sometimes people can get themselves into trouble by looking to start new romantic relationships through social media while they are still married. While something like connecting with an old […]

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Overall I was pleased with the results of my divorce case. The entire Petrelli Previtera team truly cares about their clients. Luckily for me, I was paired up with an amazing team helping all the way. If you happen to work with this firm and with the lawyers you’ll be in great hands. It was such an excellent service and it was beyond I expected.

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