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While Russell Knight always focused on family law, The Law Offices of Russell D. Knight began exclusively practicing family law in 2013.  Russell prefers to…

While Russell Knight always focused on family law, The Law Offices of Russell D. Knight began exclusively practicing family law in 2013.  Russell prefers to do one thing, Family Law, and do it well. Russell Knight still, however, uses a great deal of his general knowledge of Criminal, Immigration and Bankruptcy Law in his Family Law practice.

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Most divorces in Illinois are governed by one to three documents: a Judgment For Dissolution Of Marriage, A Marital Settlement Agreement and/or an Allocation of Parenting Time and Parental Responsibilities.

95% of these final divorce documents will be entered into by agreement. Agreements will be enforced as written in an Illinois court.

“[S]ettlement agreements are binding absent a finding of unconscionability.” In re Marriage of Stoker, 2021 IL App (5th) 200301

Agreements in divorce are subject to contract law for the purposes of enforcement. Contract law can sometimes modify even an agreed order. This means that a court

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While Russell Knight always focused on family law, The Law Offices of Russell D. Knight began exclusively practicing family law in 2013.  Russell prefers to…

While Russell Knight always focused on family law, The Law Offices of Russell D. Knight began exclusively practicing family law in 2013.  Russell prefers to do one thing, Family Law, and do it well. Russell Knight still, however, uses a great deal of his general knowledge of Criminal, Immigration and Bankruptcy Law in his Family Law practice.

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