We’ve Moved to the Davis Center!

On May 1, Stern Perkoski Mendez moved from 1600 Orrington Avenue, Suite 800, Evanston, to the Davis Center located at 500 Davis Street, Suite 1000, Evanston. Our welcoming new office is centrally located with easy access to Metra and CTA and less than a mile down the road from our…

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How Parenting Time Impacts Child Support

If you are preparing for a divorce and have a child, you may be wondering how child support is determined. In Illinois, child support orders are based on two major factors: A parenting schedule A state-mandated formula that takes into account each parent’s net income to calculate the appropriate child…

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How to Avoid “Buyer’s Remorse” After Your Case Has Settled

Sometimes during a divorce settlement, one person is so eager to settle that they enter into an agreement they later regret—a feeling also known as “buyer’s remorse.” Since a divorce settlement is a negotiation that requires compromise, rarely do both people receive 100% of their initial requests. But no matter…

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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 an equitable distribution state with equitable distribution. This means both spouses are entitled to assets obtained during their marriage—even if one person’s name isn’t on a title. There is no set formula…

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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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