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COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT MARITAL PROPERTY IN ILLINOIS

Property distribution is a critical part of any divorce proceeding. In order for a property distribution to be effected, the court must first determine the nature and value of the marital estate, which consists of all marital property. Determination of the marital estate can be a complicated process, wrought with disagreements and misconceptions. The following article describes Illinois marital property laws, and corre...
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HOW IS COLLABORATIVE LAW DIFFERENT THAN TRADITIONAL DIVORCE?

Divorced! Collaborative law is an innovative alternative to traditional divorce proceedings. Collaborative law is a legal approach to divorce negotiations that focuses on civility, privacy, and long-term cooperation in an effort to avoid adversarial divorce litigation and reach a mutually-agreeable settlement. The use of the collaborative process & collaborative divorce has been steadily growing o...
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