Do I Need to Hire an Attorney For Closing?

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
May 11,2022

Although Illinois does not require hiring a real estate attorney for transactions, often times realtors suggest it. There are many benefits to having a real estate attorney to help with transactions such as drafting and reviewing documents, transferring the title, mediating contract disputes, and so much more. Follow the link to learn more and contact […]

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Never Say Never After Your Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Apr 26,2022

Never say never. The immediate aftermath of a divorce is not the best time to make major proclamations about your future relationships. https://www.insider.com/kaley-cuoco-absolutely-not-get-married-again-after-divorce-2022-4

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What To Know About Co-Parenting

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Apr 13,2022

If you have children, finding a way to co-parent is the most important thing you can do during and after your divorce. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/co-parenting

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Why the Increase in Gray Divorces?

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Mar 29,2022

The divorce rate is going up among people over 50. This article takes a look at factors that are driving the increase in “gray” divorces. https://katiecouric.com/lifestyle/relationships/boomer-gray-divorce-increase/

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Slain Spouse Wanted a Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Mar 03,2022

Sadly, stories of violence in the midst of divorce are all too common. An order of protection can be sought to protect spouses, children and other family members from family violence. https://nypost.com/2022/01/27/illinois-state-trooper-killed-wife-who-wanted-a-divorce-in-murder-suicide/

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13 Surprising Facts About Divorce in the U.S.

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Feb 15,2022

When it comes to divorce statistics, there are a lot of myths out there. Check out these 13 surprising facts about divorce in the United States. https://www.businessinsider.com/alarming-facts-about-divorce-in-the-us

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