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CRYPTO CURRENCY: IT’S IMPACT ON CHILD SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE

This past week I spent three days attending and training in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (“AAML”) National Divorce Conference. To become a fellow in the academy, an attorney must demonstrate an active interest and competency in matrimonial law. Attending this conference gave me the opportunity to seek out knowledge and sharpen my skills…
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New Maintenance Law in Illinois 2019

Maintenance, previously known as alimony or spousal support, “provides support for the ex-spouse that the former spouse would have provided” had the parties not gotten divorced. In re Marriage of Sappibgton, 478 N.E.2d 376 (Ill. Sup. Ct. 1985). In previous years, maintenance, which is paid from the higher-earning spouse to the dependent spouse, was calculated…
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IS MEDIATION FOR YOU?

Mediation is often used as a tool to resolve conflicting family issues just like in business affairs as also other legal matters without the interference of a court of law.   The mediator’s role is to bring about a compromise or understanding between the warring parties, particularly in cases involving spousal and/or child support, decisions…
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