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Divorce is hard. Even when it is the correct decision and both partners agree that it is time to split, there are still legal, financial, and logistical challenges. For high-net-worth couples, ending a marriage is especially difficult. Too many people make mistakes that cause them serious problems. In this article, our Rolling Meadows high-asset divorce […]
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As the winter season is in full swing, snow and ice accumulations are to be expected. When snow and ice buildup is significant, it could lead to slip-and-fall accidents. If you slip and fall on ice, you may sustain an injury. With this, it’s common to wonder whether you are eligible for financial compensation after […]
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Deciding to separate is a difficult decision that is not often taken lightly. However, this situation can be more complex if one partner does not agree to sign a separation agreement. A separation agreement is a document drafted by you and your partner or the attorneys that represent you that details how issues in your […]
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Divorce is the process of legally breaking up a marriage. It involves the splitting of assets and debts in ways that are as equal and equitable as possible. The majority of divorces occur within 10 years of marriage, but this is not always the case. Divorce may be filed for at any time throughout a […]
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Car accidents can be scary and require significant contact with insurance companies to receive financial compensation if any can be awarded. There may be different approaches to obtaining compensation for your damages depending on whether your accident was a single or multi-vehicle accident. As the name suggests, a single-vehicle accident occurs just the vehicle you […]
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If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know that one of the biggest challenges is gathering enough evidence to support your claims. An increasing number of cars have a dashboard camera, also called a dashcam, and this tool can provide video evidence if you get hurt in an accident. In some cases, providing […]
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If you are going through a divorce, one of the terms that might be brought up is spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance, also referred to as alimony, is a payment, typically monthly, from one former spouse to the other. It is typically awarded to the lower-earning party. Spousal maintenance can be agreed upon through a divorce […]
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Driving while tired or sleepy is never a good decision. Exhaustion makes it harder to react in time to other drivers and situations on the road, and you’re more likely to make mistakes due to slowed reflexes. Considering the dangers of driver fatigue, it’s no wonder that it’s a leading cause of commercial trucking accidents. […]
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As a parent, you have the right to visit and spend time with your child regardless of the relationship status between parents. In many cases, parents avoid going through the legal process to set up custody agreements. However, down the line, one party may violate the other party’s parental rights by denying them visitation with […]
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Many parents who are facing divorce believe that the issue of whom their children will live with is a matter for their older children to decide on their own, but this is not exactly how the law works. While your children may be allowed to weigh in on the matter, their preferences will not be […]
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Many people are under the assumption that pedestrians are always afforded the right-of-way, and while this is not true, they are afforded more legal protections – for very important reasons that include how vulnerable they are to serious injuries. If you or someone you care about has been injured by a motorist in a pedestrian […]
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If another driver’s negligence leaves you injured in a motorcycle accident, your health and well-being can hang in the balance, and without the compensation to which you are entitled, you may not reach your fullest recovery. As a result, it’s always in your best interest to have an experienced Illinois motorcycle accident attorney in your […]
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One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is the matter of your parenting arrangements and coming to terms with the reality of sharing parenting time, which means that your children will no longer be under your roof 100 percent of the time. Finding your way to becoming a successful co-parent can be a challenge, […]
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Claiming that someone is an unfit parent isn’t to be taken lightly, and the court carefully investigates these claims. In order to prove that someone is an unfit parent, the individual will need to fulfill the definitions below and have evidence demonstrating their inability to care for their child. In Illinois, an “unfit parent” is […]
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Winter weather can hit hard in Arlington Heights and throughout Illinois, and it is important for drivers to be prepared. On side roads as well as on highways, conditions such as freezing rain and snow can lead to an increase in car accidents and injuries, particularly when dangerous driving behaviors such as speeding, driving under […]
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Car accidents can happen to even the safest and most experienced of drivers. Crashes and collisions may be the result of road, traffic, and weather conditions, or they may be due to the reckless driving behaviors of other motorists. Unfortunately, even a seemingly minor fender bender can result in car accident injuries that are severe […]
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