Recording Spouses During a Divorce

Posted on January 13th, 2022 by Allison Trendle

  It isn’t uncommon for one spouse to want to record another spouse during the divorce process. A recording can be evidence of tension at exchanges, violations of orders, or other allegations made against your spouse. Can you record your spouse without their consent, though? Generally, it depends on the type of recording that you’re […]

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Discovery During Divorce

Posted on December 29th, 2021 by Stephanie Saghafi

During a typical divorce, the parties will each issue discovery requests to the other side in order to gather documents and learn information about the other spouse’s assets and liabilities. Each spouse is entitled to be informed about the other’s financial situation. It is important to remember that discovery is a two-way street, and so […]

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Dating While Getting Divorced

Posted on November 12th, 2021 by Allison Trendle

A contested divorce can take years to finalize, and some people are ready to start dating while the process is ongoing. While nothing is stopping either party from dating while getting divorced, there are some things to keep in mind. Dissipation Dissipation is using marital money in a way that benefits only one divorcing spouse […]

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Establishing Paternity in Illinois

Posted on November 12th, 2021 by Stephanie Saghafi

In Illinois, 750 ILCS 46/204 states that a husband is presumed to be the father of any child his wife gives birth to during the marriage. The husband’s name goes directly on the birth certificate and he has legal rights as the father. However, if the father is not married to the mother at the […]

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Kim and Kanye are reconciling, what does this mean for their divorce?

Posted on September 28th, 2021 by Stephanie Saghafi

What happened to Kim-Ye? Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from her husband, Kanye West, on February 19, 2021. However, Kim’s appearance at Kanye’s “Donda” listening event on August 26, 2021 have led many to believe that the couple are now reconciling. Many couples, like Kim and Kanye, have attempted to save their marriage after […]

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