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26 Jul 2021, 5:46 pm by Russell Knight
Demonstrative evidence, like a chart, a map or a drawing are effective ways to clarify an issue to a finder of fact. [read post]
23 Jul 2021, 7:46 am by Russell Knight
If you can’t agree on the final terms of a divorce, an Illinois divorce judge will make final determinations and issue a judgment of dissolution of marriage, a marital settlement order and/or a parental responsibilities and parenting time order. [read post]
3 Jun 2021, 11:37 am by Russell Knight
Marriage to an American citizen is the most common path to U.S. residency for foreign nationals, with more than 2.3 million foreign nationals gaining lawful permanent resident status via marriage between 1998 and 2007. [read post]
29 Aug 2020, 7:42 am by Russell Knight
Everyone knows that the parent who has the child the majority of the time is awarded child support. [read post]
26 Jun 2021, 11:15 am by Russell Knight
Parents often come to me and ask if the other parent can simply “sign away their rights” and essentially have no further responsibility or right to their child. [read post]
2 Jul 2020, 4:20 am by Russell Knight
An appearance is “[t]he formal proceeding by which a defendant submits himself to the jurisdiction of the court. [read post]
30 Oct 2021, 9:50 am by Russell Knight
In a contested Illinois divorce, sooner or later, there will be an evidentiary hearing to allow the judge to weigh the evidence and resolve the issues that prevent the parties from coming to an agreement. [read post]
5 Dec 2020, 7:09 am by Russell Knight
Before 2019, maintenance (formerly known as alimony) worked much differently in Illinois. [read post]
12 Apr 2020, 2:31 pm by Russell Knight
36 % of people nationwide rent their home instead of owning their home. [read post]
4 Sep 2020, 5:00 pm by Russell Knight
The point of a divorce is to unwind a couple’s affairs while establishing and memorializing the remaining obligations between the two parties. [read post]
18 Aug 2020, 4:35 am by Russell Knight
After the initial Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage is filed, the other party is served but before the final trial or prove-up is a long period, called “Discovery” that constitutes the majority of the work in an Illinois divorce. [read post]