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21 Nov 2020, 6:39 am by Russell Knight
When people get married, they join their lives…at least on an ongoing basis. [read post]
14 Aug 2021, 6:32 pm by Russell Knight
If an opposing counsel sends you a 201(k) letter after saying something as obtuse as “you didn’t comply,” politely let the opposing counsel know that your 201(k) conference is not yet complete because you don’t know what’s missing and you’d like to continue the conference until you truly know what discovery remains outstanding. [read post]
19 Oct 2021, 7:44 am by Russell Knight
Evid. 801(d)(2) So, the past recorded recollection exception coupled with the admission of a party exception eliminates double hearsay. [read post]
28 Oct 2020, 4:59 am by Russell Knight
“Cohabitation” is defined in Black’s Law Dictionary as “[d]welling together”; “Intercourse together as husband and wife”; “Living, or abiding or residing together as man and wife. [read post]
22 Jan 2021, 5:22 pm by Russell Knight
“(1) The amount of the alternate payee’s benefit shall be the result of (A/B) x C x D where: “A” equals the number of months of (check only one) regular regular plus permissive other service that the member accumulated in the Retirement System from the date of marriage (enter date MM/DD/YYYY) to the date of divorce (enter date MM/DD/YYYY). [read post]
20 Apr 2020, 4:32 pm by Russell Knight
” 735 ILCS 5/2-1301(d) My firm’s practice is to get an order holding the respondent in default on a separate date before finalizing the divorce. [read post]
20 Apr 2020, 4:32 pm by Russell Knight
” 735 ILCS 5/2-1301(d) My firm’s practice is to get an order holding the respondent in default on a separate date before finalizing the divorce. [read post]
10 Jan 2021, 11:53 am by Russell Knight
” 735 ILCS 5/2-1301(d) Filing a general appearance in an Illinois divorce case submits you to the personal jurisdiction of the Illinois divorce court. [read post]
13 Jun 2020, 5:03 am by Russell Knight
  You’d need a third party to testify that they saw the couple having sex out in the open. [read post]
27 Aug 2020, 6:11 pm by Russell Knight
Incorporating The Marital Settlement Agreement In the Judgment For Dissolution Of Marriage “Unless the agreement provides to the contrary, its terms shall be set forth in the judgment, and the parties shall be ordered to perform under such terms” 750 ILCS 5/502(d) In lieu of writing it all out in the judgment, we just incorporate the terms in the judgment. [read post]
30 May 2020, 5:27 am by Russell Knight
You cannot say, “I really hoped she’d only use one embryo but I never mentioned it” or “I basically, presumed that by age 45 we’d use all the embryos because that’s what makes sense” “When a contract is ambiguous or silent on a disputed issue, a court may, in order to determine the intent of the parties at the time of contracting, consider the contemporaneous or subsequent acts of the parties to the contract. [read post]
23 May 2020, 8:59 am by Russell Knight
The people that can bring a child support petition (or any petition related to the child of unmarried parents) are ‘(a) the child; (b) the mother of the child; (c) a pregnant woman; (d) a man presumed or alleging himself to be the parent of the child; (e) a woman presumed or alleging herself to be the parent of the child; (f) the support-enforcement agency or other governmental agency authorized by other law;” 750 ILCS 46/602 A… [read post]
2 Jul 2021, 6:58 am by Russell Knight
“A temporary order…does not prejudice the rights of the parties or the child which are to be adjudicated at subsequent hearings in the proceeding;” 750 ILCS 5/501(d)(1) Just like the best evidence rule, the parol evidence rule has an exception. [read post]
16 Aug 2020, 12:49 pm by Russell Knight
After the initial divorce pleadings and temporary motions are filed, the discovery process begins. [read post]
3 Nov 2021, 8:16 am by Russell Knight
When two people are married and buy real estate, there are incredible incentives to hold the property jointly. [read post]
10 Jun 2020, 6:04 pm by Russell Knight
Maintenance (formerly known as alimony) is a funny thing in Illinois. [read post]
23 Jan 2021, 9:51 am by Russell Knight
Volid, 286 NE 2d 42 – Ill: Appellate Court, 1st Dist. 1972 Unconscionability And Prenuptial Agreements In Illinois Unconscionability is the “[d]egree of unreasonableness and unfairness of a contract or deal prompting a court to modify or nullify it. [read post]