Category Archives: Family Law

Key Considerations Regarding Divorce in Illinois

If you’re considering a divorce, it’s important to understand your state’s laws related to this process. Like most states, Illinois has somewhat complex divorce laws. As you begin the process, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, people in Illinois may divorce on several different grounds. Both fault and no-fault divorce… Read More »

Domestic Rights for Unmarried Couples

Over the last several decades, it has become increasingly common for people in Illinois and throughout the nation to live together in serious and long-term relationships and to have children without ever being married. Many people are perfectly happy to share their lives and raise children without ever going through the formality of a wedding…. Read More »

Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois

Although Illinois residents have enjoyed a strong civil union law for some time now, the legal recognition of same-sex marriage that took effect in the state on June 1 is still a landmark change with far-reaching ramifications. LGBT couples in Illinois would do well to take some time to understand how this law affects them… Read More »