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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How do I appeal my divorce?

Not all divorce rulings are final. If you feel the judge who presided over your case made a mistake in their decision, misapplied the law or abused their discretion, you may have grounds to appeal your case. The appeal process applies to all civil cases, including divorce and parentage. Cases…

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