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What assets am I entitled to during a divorce?

At the start of a divorce, understanding what assets you’re entitled to is a common concern. Illinois is a marital property state with equitable distribution. This means both spouses are entitled to assets obtained during their marriage, after the marriage, or before their marriage in anticipation of the marriage—even if…

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Preparing for a Divorce Appeal

Divorce appeals are often long and complex. In the state of Illinois, you must file a notice of appeal within 30 days of the court’s final ruling in your case (which you can read more about in our blog post “How do I appeal my divorce?“). Successfully appealing a divorce…

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Super Lawyers® Recognizes Five Stern Perkoski Mendez Attorneys

Stern Perkoski Mendez is thrilled to announce that five of our divorce and family law attorneys have been recognized on the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers lists! Joshua Stern was named a Super Lawyer for the fourth year in a row, while Amy Silberstein, Evan Compton, Martin Sliwinski and Shay Formanek…

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Get to Know Leo Sokolov

Leo Sokolov joined Stern Perkoski Mendez as a partner in December 2023. He’s practiced law since 2015 and provides a full scope of divorce and family law services. Leo is fluent in Russian and has an extensive background in pre- and post-decree matters, as well as cases with tax-related issues….

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