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August 23, 2021

Case Study: When Immigration and Divorce are Intertwined

Case Study: When Immigration and Divorce are Intertwined — Byrchina & Astrakhantsev Elena Bychina and Boris Astrakhantsev met in Russia and formed a relationship. Astrakhantsev is […]
August 5, 2021

 Cryptocurrency and Divorce

 Industry groups estimate that more than twenty million Americans may own cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies are quite easy to purchase; investors can purchase digital assets through companies such […]
July 31, 2021

Petnups – What Are My Options for Handling Pet Ownership During a Divorce?

In some families, pets are viewed as part of the family, sometimes as much as a child would be. Divorce cases are often sticky with pet […]
July 16, 2021

What is the Right of First Refusal?

In family law, the statute Section 602.3 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, defines Right of First Refusal (ROFR) as “that if a […]
July 2, 2021

Why Soberlink?

Soberlink is a comprehensive monitoring system that supports accountability to drive sober, especially when children are involved. The system combines a breathalyzer and a portable design […]
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 […]