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IL divorce lawyerDespite the fact that thousands of Americans make the decision to pursue a divorce each and every year, the divorce process is rarely emotionally easy. The emotions of a divorce can be amplified when a spouse begins acting in an erratic or hostile manner. It is important to understand the steps you should take when a spouse begins behaving in this way, and the simple mistakes you can avoid throughout the divorce. The first step you can take as you begin the divorce process is hiring a qualified and skilled divorce attorney.

Steps You Can Take in a Hostile Divorce

It is important to understand the fact that the divorce process can be challenging for both parties, and you should be prepared to react to unpredictable and unprecedented behavior from your spouse. Below are a few steps you can take if your spouse begins acting hostile throughout your divorce:

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IL divorce lawyerWhen you and your spouse come to the difficult conclusion that you need to consider a divorce, it is entirely common to experience a wide array of emotions. While the divorce process can be emotionally turbulent, your ability to remain calm and composed throughout the entirety of the process can be monumentally important to you and your future. Below we will explore some of the simple mistakes that can cost you during the divorce process. If you and your spouse are considering pursuing a divorce, it is time to speak with a qualified divorce attorney.

Mistakes That Can Cost You

At Aldrich & Siedlarz Law, P.C., we fully recognize the fact that a divorce can be complicated and emotionally trying. We have also witnessed dozens of people make mistakes through the divorce process that cost them greatly in the long-term.

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IL DUI lawyerThroughout 2018, over 26,000 DUI arrests were made throughout the state of Illinois. A DUI conviction can come with serious legal ramifications, including loss of driving privileges. In the state of Illinois, a first-time DUI conviction constitutes a Class A Misdemeanor as well as a one-year license revocation period. In 2018, 90% of all drivers arrested on DUI charges, that were eligible for a suspension, lost their driving privileges. If you have been charged with a DUI, you need to seek out the help of a qualified legal professional.

Driving after a DUI

In the state of Illinois, a first-time offender can lose their driving privileges due to a DUI conviction or simply refusing to submit to chemical testing. In both instances, the driver is eligible for a Monitoring Device Driving Permit (MDDP). An MDDP will allow drivers to operate their registered personal vehicles, at all times. In order to receive an MDDP, one must submit an MDDP program application. After receiving your application, the Secretary of State’s Office will review your driving record and ultimately decide whether or not you are eligible for an MDDP. Drivers with previous serious violations such as a reckless homicide charge or an aggravated DUI resulting in death will be deemed ineligible. It should be noted that drivers under the age of 18 are not eligible for MDDP consideration.

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DuPage County Family Law Attorney COVDI19

We are all feeling an impact from COVID-19 and the many safety precautions currently in place. One impact has been seen through court delays and limited court access for the next 30 days or so…

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IL defense lawyerAccording to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), approximately 1 in 4 American women face some form of domestic abuse. Domestic violence can come in the form of verbal threats, non-consensual sexual activities, or physical violence. Regardless of the form of domestic violence, you need to get you and your family out of the violent situation before the level of physical harm escalates. Fortunately obtaining an order of protection is a fairly straight forward process in the state of Illinois, and can protect you from your violent spouse.

What Is an Order of Protection?

In short, an order of protection is a court order that protects the holder of the order from an abuser in their family. The judge can order that the abuser maintain a safe distance from the victim and other people protected on the order (primarily children), cease to contact the victim via phone call or social media, move out of a shared dwelling, and attend counseling. For families, it is important to note that an order of protection can restrict an abuser from seeing or contacting any minor child in the victim’s custody.

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