How To Get Your Spouse Served

Posted on May 9th, 2022 by Stephanie Saghafi

What does it mean to be served with divorce papers? Recently, Olivia Wilde’s custody case with ex-husband Jason Sudeikis made headlines when she was served live on stage while presenting the trailer for her upcoming movie. All civil cases, including divorce or custody proceedings, require that the other party be properly served with the complaint, […]

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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 doing. […]

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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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