Archive, November 2021.
Illinois law punishes violent offenses more harshly than non-violent offenses. A conviction for domestic battery can lead to criminal penalties including heavy fines and jail time. If you have been accused of harming a family or household member, you may be up against some serious charges. Your career, personal reputation, and very freedom may be on the line.
Posted in Criminal Defense
Prenuptial agreements or premarital agreements are contracts that engaged couples draft prior to getting married. If you are engaged to be married, congratulations! As you embark on your married relationship, it is important to consider not only the romantic aspects of the union but also the financial consequences of getting married. Read on to learn about prenuptial agreements in Illinois.
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When parents get divorced, they must address important issues like parenting time schedules, the allocation of parental responsibilities, and child support. Parents are asked to formalize agreements about child custody and other child-related issues in their parenting plan. However, divorcing parents often struggle to reach agreements on these important matters. In cases such as these, the court may assign a guardian ad litem. Parents may also request a guardian ad litem (GAL) to be assigned to the case. Children cannot always advocate for their own interests. A GAL’s job is to learn the …
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