Category Archives: Illinois Family Law

Major changes may be coming to Illinois Family Law

A committee was established pursuant to a House resolution back by Speaker Michael Madigan rewrite the entire divorce act taking into account all the changes that have happened since it was enacted in 1977. Here are a few of the hundreds of proposed amendments to the marriage and divorce statutes: 1) No more grounds for […]

Major changes may be coming to Illinois Family Law

Family Law Illinois

In 2008 a committee was established pursuant to a House resolution back by Speaker Michael Madigan rewrite the entire divorce act taking into account all teh changes that have happened since it was enacted in 1977. Here are a few of the hundreds of proposed amendments to the marriage and divorce statutes: 1) No more […]

Financial Mistakes during Divorce

Financial Mistakes in Divoce

Divorce can be very financially bad for a family.  Two separate households increases the family’s bills substantially.  Double the utilities and housing payment.   That alone can break a family. Unfortunately, many families that are getting divorced had financial problems during their marriage which help lead to the divorce.  One or both spouses spent irresponsibility or […]

Tips on Looking For a Good Family Law Attorney

Patrick Markey offers some helpful solutions and tips in this video on finding the right family law attorney for your specific needs. – A good attorney should always make you feel comfortable – Pick an attorney who specializes in Family Law in the state of Illinois – The attorney should explain to you there are […]