• Should You Consider a Prenuptial Agreement?

    With approximately 50 percent of American marriages ending in divorce at some point, marriage can be a risky endeavor. Recognizing this, some future spouses commit to a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle. Should you join them and consider a prenuptial agreement as well?  You may not be able to control whether your marriage succeeds or not, but you can control what happens to your stuff in a divorce. The skilled divorce attorneys at Arami Law in Chicago want[...]

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  • Inventory Your Property Before Filing for Divorce

    One of the most important components of your divorce is the division of your marital property. This division can have a profound effect on you and your children’s future financials, and it should, therefore, receive the careful attention it deserves. If you are preparing to file for divorce, it’s in your best interest to consult with an experienced Chicago divorce attorney before doing so. The Division of Marital Property In the State of Illinois, your marital property refers to those[...]

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  • Common Mistakes in a High Net Worth Divorce

    When you are planning for your divorce and taking the early steps to dissolve your marriage, it is important to consider commonly made mistakes so that you can avoid them. In a high net worth divorce, or high asset divorce, there are a variety of common errors that can result in significant financial losses. By learning about those errors, you may be able to prevent making them yourself. The following are some of those common mistakes to consider as you[...]

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  • What is the Divorce Process Like in Chicago?

    Although many people in the Chicago area have a friend or family member who has gone through a divorce, it can be difficult to know precisely what is involved in the process until you go through it yourself. While each divorce case will have its own set of facts, and every married couple will have some specific issues that are particular to their marriage, the general divorce process will be similar for all parties given that divorces are governed by[...]

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  • How to Find Hidden Assets in a Divorce

    Whether you are in the process of getting divorced or are planning to file for divorce, you will need to know more about property division. When it is time to divide marital property, the prospect of your spouse hiding assets can be extremely frustrating. While both parties in the marriage are required to disclose information concerning all assets and liabilities from the marriage under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA), there are situations in which one of[...]

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