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October 2014 Archives

New Spousal Support Guidelines in Illinois

Illinois alimony changes, Skokie IL divorce lawyerStarting on January 1, 2015, Illinois will become one of the first states to implement strict numerical guidelines for alimony. These guidelines only apply to marriages with a combined gross income of under $250,000 in which a judge determines support is appropriate. Judges may only deviate from these guidelines if they explain their reasoning in writing.

Are Financial Arguments the Biggest Predictor of Divorce?

financial arguments and divorce, Illinois divorce lawyerOne of the biggest issues married couples have that can put a strain on a relationship is finances. Many studies, including one from the Kansas State University, reveal that if couples consistently fight about money, this could be a strong indicator that divorce may be in their future.

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