What Does it Mean to Commingle Property, and How Will It Affect Property Division in My Divorce?

Posted in Divorce. On Tuesday 08, Aug, 2017

Many married couples get divorced in Chicago, and each typically has to go through the process of property distribution. In long-term marriages, especially, a married couple can acquire substantial amounts of property, and it can be difficult to know how the court is likely to divide that property. While some spouses can come to an […] Read More

Understanding Slips and Falls in the Workplace

Posted in Personal Injury. On Tuesday 25, Jul, 2017

When you go to work in Chicago—whether you work at a construction site, in a restaurant, or behind a desk in an office building—you should not have to worry about getting hurt in a slip and fall accident. Many people do not realize that slips, trips, and falls can happen almost anywhere if property owners […] Read More

Vision Zero Aims to Prevent Chicago Pedestrian Accidents

Posted in Personal Injury. On Tuesday 11, Jul, 2017

For anyone who regularly walks or bikes in Chicago, you likely know about the serious risk of injury in a pedestrian accident. While there are crosswalks throughout the city, as well as speed and red-light cameras at certain intersections, serious and fatal accidents continue to occur. According to a recent article in the Chicago Sun-Times, […] Read More

Get Ready for Illinois’s Child Support Law Changes

Posted in Child Support. On Tuesday 30, May, 2017

There are major changes coming to the way child support is calculated in Chicago, Illinois. Beginning on July 1, 2017, these changes will take effect. What do you need to know? In short, the state of Illinois will shift from a “percentage of net income” model of child support to an “income shares” model of […] Read More

How Will the New Spousal Maintenance Guidelines Impact You?

Posted in Divorce. On Tuesday 16, May, 2017

If you are in the process of filing for divorce in Chicago, you may have heard that the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) underwent a substantial overhaul relatively recently. Some of the most commonly asked questions we receive about divorce in Illinois concerns spousal maintenance (also known as alimony). How can you […] Read More