You might be concerned that an affair or adultery will impact your divorce. Marital misconduct is not taken into consideration when dividing up property in Illinois or deciding a child custody arrangement, at least not formally. For the person who has been scorned, the desire for revenge can make the divorce and negotiations more difficult. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.