Blog: The Divorcerer Speaks

Just in Case? Premarital Agreements and Chicago Divorce

Put simply, marital property is accumulated during a marriage and divided upon divorce. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act governs what property is deemed marital, and what factors are to be considered by the court in dividing said property. While these laws purport to be as clear as possible in an effort to […]

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By | November 7th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Dissipation in Chicago Divorce: using marital funds for non-marital purposes

Division of marital property is an expected part of divorce. During the marriage, parties accumulate marital assets and marital liabilities, and these must all be allocated to one party or the other upon the conclusion of the proceeding. Pursuant to the terms of the parties’ divorce decree, whether by order of court or agreement of […]

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By | October 30th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

The Aftermath of Chicago Divorce

If you are contemplating a divorce or are in the beginning stages of a pending divorce, you are likely looking forward to the end of the process but you may not have contemplated the actual logistics of the eventual separation. While it is obvious that you and your spouse will divide your assets and debts […]

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By | October 4th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Chicago Divorce and Property Division

“She took him to the cleaners!” “He got everything, left her without a penny!” “…and she got half of his business!” Chicago Divorce and Property Division Without a doubt, you’ve heard someone speak of the property division in their own or a friend’s divorce in extremes, much like these quotes. And it may understandably make […]

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By | September 24th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Chicago divorce lawyers discuss uncontested divorce

Chicago Divorce Lawyers discuss uncontested divorce The Chicago divorce lawyers of Ward Family Law, LLC handle cases in a wide variety of contexts – from collaborative law to mediation to litigation. We also handle uncontested divorces. Chicago Uncontested Divorce (also known as the agreed divorce or friendly divorce) Our legal team of Chicago divorce lawyers […]

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By | September 18th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Relocation of Children in Chicago Divorce Cases

Life goes on after divorce. Children get older and their needs and schedules change, parents’ new relationships bring new priorities and the introduction of a new adult into the children’s lives, and some parents are promoted and take on new responsibilities and time commitments at work while others lose their position and are unexpectedly out […]

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By | September 17th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Chicago Divorce Lawyers Discuss the Financial Affidavit

Obtaining full and complete financial disclosure by both sides is a key component to the family law practice. It allows both sides to acknowledge a full understanding and receipt of information and documentation relative to income, assets and liabilities. There are many ways to obtain this information; while some parties exchange financials voluntarily, others are […]

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By | August 14th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Chicago divorce lawyers discuss the “uncontested divorce” or “amicable divorce”?

The team of family law attorneys at Ward Family Law, LLC are presented with the same inquiries of many prospective clients, which is whether or not their divorce is actually an uncontested divorce or if they are just cooperative, friendly and amicable but still have some issues to resolve in their divorce process. An uncontested […]

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By | August 7th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Chicago Divorce Lawyers: Top 7 Hidden Costs in Divorce

Chicago Divorce Lawyers: Top 7 Hidden Costs in Divorce When people are contemplating divorce, they are often considering the cost, including retainer fees for law firms, filing fees for the court, expert fees and how they want to divide their marital assets and debts. What they often forget are the hidden costs that arise when […]

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By | August 6th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

Attorneys’ Fees: The Best Divorce Advice Comes From Chicago Divorce Lawyer

Attorneys’ Fees: The Best Divorce Advice Comes From Chicago Divorce Lawyer Where do you think you will get the best attorney fee advice when contemplating or going through a divorce? The simple answer is the Chicago divorce lawyers of Ward Family Law, who have decades of matrimonial and family law experience with top ratings on […]

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By | July 30th, 2019 | General | 0 Comment

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