I am taking a different approach to this post because some people benefit more from hearing what they shouldn’t do than what they should do. I tell almost all my clients that custody cases are won or lost at the beginning of the case. Critical mistakes made at the beginning of the case or before […]
Divorce cases are fairly easy. I can figure out how to solve most of them in a few minutes after receiving all the relevant information I need from the parties. However, it is no surprise to anyone that many divorces take a long time, sometimes several years. A major reason for these long divorces is […]
This is my first blog post in what I hope to be many more dedicated to marriage and divorce law. As a full-time divorce attorney who does litigation, I receive many petitions and motions (also referred to as pleadings) in the mail and via fax from opposing parties and counsel. The most common pleadings I […]
Patrick Markey introduces himself and talks about the different areas of family law he specializes in. Patrick Markey, a Chicago family law attorney, specializes in family law, collaborative law, and divorce.