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Unlike broken bones, scarring, disfigurements, burns, and even some illnesses, whiplash is an “invisible injury,” which makes it far more difficult to prove in a legal claim and therefore, far more difficult to win compensation for. However, the symptoms of whiplash can be chronic, painful, and life-altering. Oftentimes they do not appear until weeks or […]
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Many people shy away from even considering prenups because – let’s face it – they have a pretty bad rap. A prenuptial agreement, however, is nothing more than a contract that will help guide the terms of divorce if your marriage does end that way. Prenuptial agreements are not a sign that either of you […]
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At the SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC, we are dedicated to helping victims and their families get the compensation they are entitled to when accidents occur. As experienced Rolling Meadows personal injury attorneys, we provide legal guidance and professional representation to hold responsible parties accountable. However, the following are important actions you can take to protect […]
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When it comes to divorce, the division of marital property tends to be one of the most challenging terms to resolve. If you own a business, however, you can expect the matter to be that much more challenging. If your divorce involves business ownership, you need a dedicated Illinois divorce attorney – who has a […]
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Driving is an immense responsibility, and driving safely requires a motorist’s full concentration – with no room for distractions. Unfortunately, far too many drivers are far too susceptible to distracting activities behind the wheel, and they make our roads more dangerous for all of us. If a distracted driver leaves you injured in a car […]
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If you are the primary custodial parent, which means that your children live primarily with you, in the State of Illinois and you are planning on moving out of state post-divorce, it is a matter that you are going to need to address with your ex and with the court. In Illinois, the court will […]
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If you are divorcing, you may have questions about whether it will affect your child’s ability to attend college and if the court will address the matter of paying for it. Divorce affects your financial rights in important ways, and it’s critical to keep your priorities at the forefront as you move through the process, […]
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Divorced parents are more likely to work long hours, which translates to spending less time with their children. It can be a difficult balancing act, and one of the most significant variables relates to who pays for childcare after divorce. If you find yourself asking this question, turn to an experienced Illinois divorce attorney for the legal […]
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It is not uncommon nowadays for spouses to recognize that while their marriage was a significant part of their life in the past, it should not continue to be a significant part of their future. The recognition brings a lot of different emotions to the forefront, sadness, shame, guilt, and anger are all a part […]
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Let’s say that you are a spouse whose primary role is raising the children and keeping the house. Your spouse is the primary breadwinner. You are seeking a divorce, but if the breadwinner leaves and takes their money with them, you and your children may be in dire financial straits. This would allow the primary … Continue reading “How to Obtain Temporary Child Support”
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Even your pets will feel the emotional impact of your divorce. They will not necessarily understand what is happening, but their entire world will be different moving forward. Children likewise suffer through a grieving process when such a major change impacts their lives. Yet staying together in a loveless marriage may do more harm to … Continue reading “How to Tell Your Children About Your Pending Divorce”
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Despite what you may have heard on the news, divorce rates today are actually down from what they were 20 years ago and the majority of today’s divorces are couples over the age of 50. Nonetheless, the narrative for the past 40 years has been that divorce rates are skyrocketing. In fact, they are not. … Continue reading “Social Media Addiction Caused My Marriage to Fail”
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One of the most contested aspects of an Illinois divorce involves the division of marital assets. Deciding on how to divide your assets is never easy. It can become more challenging if you and your ex have a significant amount of assets, especially those considered hard to value. Coming up with an acceptable value for … Continue reading “How is Property Separated in a Schaumburg Divorce?”
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Ending any marriage can be a complicated process. However, couples who have amassed a significant amount of assets or have acquired unique ones face additional complications when dissolving their marriage. If you are in this situation, you need to retain experienced high asset divorce attorneys in Illinois before moving forward with the divorce process. At … Continue reading “What to Know About High Asset Divorce in Illinois”
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If you are going through an Illinois divorce, you likely already know that one of the most disputed aspects of the process is deciding on child custody and visitation. Understandably, the thought of spending less time with your children because you are getting a divorce can be stressful. However, this is a necessary step as … Continue reading “Understanding Differences Between Physical and Legal Custody in Illinois”
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