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A NEW MODEL FOR FAMILY LAW

HCPOAEntering its eighth year in April, Dawson says her firm has grown by at least 20 percent each year in terms of clients and income and added six attorneys since its founding. If the firm does look to expand more in the future, Waltz and Dawson say, they would look into more services that complement their clients rather than trying to incorporate...
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DIVORCE IN AMERICA AT A GLANCE

No one thinks about getting divorced on their wedding day, however, the reality is that between 40 and 50% of all first-time married couples that walk down the aisle will one day walk into a courtroom. It's a sobering statistic that all couples should consider and discuss with their partner before "I do," becomes "I don't." There are roughly 876,000 divorces every year; that's roughly one divorce filing every 36 seconds.  (Article continues below Infographic) Read More...
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THE BENEFITS OF CO-PARENT EDUCATION

 Parent EducationIn Illinois, most parents of minor children are required to complete a court-approved parent education program if they are involved in custody or visitation actions. There are few reasons why a child support lawyer would argue against this requirement, but most would agree that this mandatory requirement does benefit both parents and children...
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