Blogs & Vlogs

June 1, 2021

What Happens to My Will After I Die? 

After a person dies, their will does not automatically become effective or enforceable. Namely, once a person dies, their named executor, the person designated at the […]
May 19, 2021

Calculating and Changing Child Support – Money Math

Halle Berry’s child support payments to her ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, have been reduced to $96,000 per year. Before the reduction the actress was paying her ex-boyfriend […]
May 5, 2021

Can I Change My Judge?

In Illinois, the law is clear and succinct about whether or not you can change your judge. Each party is entitled to one substitution of judge […]
May 3, 2021

Family Planning Protections and Coverage for LGBTQ and Single Parents

Illinois has made starting families much more accessible and affordable for LGBTQ couples and single individuals. State Representative Margaret Croke, D-Chicago, has recently introduced a bill […]
April 27, 2021

Amidst a Pandemic, the American Rescue Plan Makes Advance Payments to Families Who Need It Most

The COVID-19 pandemic is historic not only in and of itself, but also in the responses to it that it has elicited. Most salient among these […]
April 26, 2021

State of Illinois Clean Slate Program

In an effort to reduce debt burdens on Illinois citizens as well as encourage parents to make their child support payments, the State of Illinois has […]
April 24, 2021

Information Overload: Kids, Cell Phones, and Attorney-Client Privilege

A recent opinion from the third district of the Illinois Appellate Court might make you reconsider giving your kids your old cell phones – or at […]
April 17, 2021

Documents Without Borders

Birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates, adoption records – all examples of important government-issued documents, and all examples of documents that you may need when you […]
March 24, 2021

Filing Taxes During a Divorce

Couples filing taxes in the midst of a divorce have a lot to consider, starting with establishing the correct filing status for both spouses. Choosing the […]