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February 2019 Archives

How can a lawyer help with international child custody issues?

Child custody is probably the most contentious area of family law simply because of the strong emotions that come into play. People feel very strongly about having custody of their children and raising them in a familiar environment. Now imagine that another country is involved, with its own laws and legal system. This can turn a delicate situation into an explosive one.

New Illinois law looks out for pets' interests in divorce cases

Illinois pet owners often do not consider their pets to be mere items of personal property. Many consider their furry friends to be like family - almost like children. Yet traditionally, pets such as dogs and cats have been regarded as items of personal property. This means in a divorce situation, judges were not encouraged to consider the best interests of the pet in making the decision as to which spouse gets to keep it. In a few cases, judges ordered the sale of a pet as if it were a house or a car.

We help couples with their prenuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements don't really have the reputation of being the most romantic arrangement for marrying couples. Yet many couples find that prenuptial agreements are ideal for their needs. Many couples consist of people who are already financially established and who want to protect their assets for their own children and other interests. This is one of the situations where people may find a prenuptial agreement to be useful.

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