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 […]
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 […]
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 27, 2018

Making Joint Custody (Equal Allocation) Work – A Few Tips

When you and the other parent aren’t a unit, parenting together typically isn’t an option. Often that means parenting apart, and one of the biggest struggles […]
January 4, 2018

Is Annulment an Option?

Divorce and annulment ultimately deliver the same result: the dissolving of a marriage. When couples divorce, their relationship is recognized. That is, they were married. Annulment […]
January 3, 2018

What is a Post-Nuptial?

Nearly everyone is familiar with prenuptial agreements – or prenups. But not as many people are aware that there are also post-nuptial agreements. What is this […]
January 2, 2018

What Not To Do During Divorce

Three Things You Shouldn’t Do When You’re in the Process of Divorce The process of divorce is almost never an easy one. It’s always filled with […]
October 30, 2017

Landlord Evictions: Protect Your Rights

  Property owners have heard the horror stories: from destruction of property to pets left behind to tenants that will just not vacate the premises, the […]