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A divorce occurs when a judge signs a divorce judgment (formally called a judgment for dissolution of marriage). Therefore, getting divorced involves going to court. But what court? There are many types of courts in the United States: federal courts, state courts, administrative courts, etc. In Illinois, divorce cases are heard in state court at […]
What happens when divorcing spouses cannot agree on the marital property they receive? Illinois divorce judges distribute marital property “equitably,” not always 50/50. Two important factors are 1) which spouse contributed to the acquisition of the property, and 2) the duration of the marriage. If the marriage is short, judges favor the spouse who purchased […]
During a marriage it is common for one spouse to have complete control over the finances. If there is then a divorce, it is not unusual for the spouse in control of the finances to “cut off” the other spouse from access to marital funds. This may be a tactic by the spouse in control […]
Gifts received by a spouse during a marriage are the non-marital property of the spouse receiving the gift. A gift can be from one spouse to another or from someone outside of the marriage to one spouse . At divorce, each spouse keeps their non-marital property, including all gifts that were received during the marriage. […]
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