BLOGS

COLLEGE TUITION FOR THE DIVORCED PARENT

College tuition expenses are a top concern for many parents. When parents divorce, the divorce decree will address all matters related to the dissolution of the marriage, including property division and child support. Under Illinois law, the judge presiding over the divorce has the power to allocate college expenses – including room and board, tuition, books, and ot...
Twitter Google Linkedin

HOW CAN THE COLLABORATIVE LAW APPROACH TO DIVORCE HELP WHEN CHILDREN ARE INVOLVED?

The collaborative law approach to divorce can be particularly beneficial when a couple has children since the approach places a premium on long-term cooperation and respect. Collaborative law is an innovative alternative to traditional divorce proceedings that focuses on civility, privacy, and long-term cooperation in an effort to avoid adversarial divorce litigation and ...
Twitter Google Linkedin

DO I HAVE TO PAY MY EX-SPOUSE’S CREDIT CARD DEBT?

16572959_sThousands of Illinois marriages end in divorce each year, leaving couples to figure out how to deal with any marital debt that they have incurred over the duration of their relationship. Many couples are unable to work together amicably to come up with a solution that works for both parties, leaving it up to the courts to determine which spouse should be responsible for thei...
Twitter Google Linkedin