Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jun 22,2021

What is the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce? In a contested divorce, the spouses do not agree on all divorce terms. Disagreements may arise pertaining to issues such as division of marital property or parenting time. In an uncontested divorce however, the spouses do not have disagreements about any of the divorce terms. […]

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How Can Domestic Violence Impact Family Law?

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jun 10,2021

Domestic violence can impact many facets of family law. The court pays ample attention to domestic violence claims when making child custody determinations. If it is deemed to be in the child’s best interests, the court may even terminate parental rights. These situations can be complex and need to be handled appropriately. No matter what […]

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What Happens to Your Worker’s Compensation Claim During a Divorce?

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jun 03,2021

If you won compensation in court or through the worker’s compensation system, what will happen to your compensation in an Illinois divorce? Depending on your unique circumstances, the compensation may be considered marital property. However, some circumstances may differ. We will take a look at your unique circumstances and offer our comprehensive divorce representation. We […]

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