Social Media and Divorce Don’t Mix

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Dec 06,2021

This is a perfect example of what NOT to do during or after a divorce. Social media and divorce don’t mix. Source: https://nypost.com/2021/12/02/evander-kane-gets-sole-custody-of-daughter-with-ex-wife-anna/

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Tips For A Hassle Free Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Nov 23,2021

Divorce does not have to be a convoluted mess. There are actions you can take to lessen the likelihood of snags. Source:

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Marriage, Divorce & Social Media: A Recipe For Disaster

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Nov 16,2021

Social media can cause and exacerbate problems during divorce. Here are 10 tips for protecting your interests. Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/better-divorce/202111/marriage-divorce-and-social-media-recipe-disaster

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You Can Do Better Than Kim and Kanye

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Nov 08,2021

It doesn’t matter how famous you are. It is never a good idea to bash your ex in public, especially when you are co-parenting. Source: https://www.insider.com/kanye-west-slams-snl-kim-kardashian-monologue-divorce-joke-2021-11

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Selling A House During Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Nov 01,2021

Real estate and family law often overlap when a couple goes through a divorce. Having an attorney with experience in both areas can make all the difference. Source: https://orchard.com/blog/posts/selling-the-house-during-a-divorce

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Residency Requirement For Illinois Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Oct 17,2021

Are you eligible to get divorced in Illinois? You must reside in Illinois at least 90 days before the court will grand a divorce judgment. Source: https://www.isba.org/public/guide/gettingadivorce

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A Different Perspective

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Oct 11,2021

Could viewing marriage through the lens of divorce strengthen your marriage? Source: https://www.nprillinois.org/2021-10-01/jeannie-suk-gersen-how-can-understanding-divorce-help-a-marriage

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Unmarried Couples

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Oct 02,2021

Illinois is one of four states that still allow couples to initiate civil unions. This can have legal implications if the relationship ends, as the process is not the same as divorce.  Source: https://www.investopedia.com/divorce-when-you-re-not-legally-married-5201880

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