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Beep Beep, Who’s Got The Keys To The Jeep?

From this morning’s Chicago Tribune: “Jennifer Fitzgerald has been fighting more than $100,000 in parking tickets on her junk car after she says it had been abandoned by her former boyfriend for three years in an employee parking lot at O’Hare International Airport… Fitzgerald said her ex-boyfriend, Brandon Preveau, bought…

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“I’m Not A Litigator, I Just File A Lot”

This is sort of a niche post, so if you’re not involved in, or interested in, family law litigation, you can stop reading. If you are, I have some important advice for you. More often than not, don’t sweat the pleadings in family law. Be aware of them, correct factual…

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Getting Schooled

If you live in the northern suburbs and are considering a divorce, have gone through a divorce, or have been affected by a divorce, odds are you are familiar with the Lilac Tree. The Lilac Tree is a not-for-profit that provides information, resources, and the like to women who are…

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Is Parenting A Right?

No, it’s not. Here’s why (in brief): Rights cannot (or really should not) be violated. A U.S. citizen’s right to due process presumably cannot be thrown out or ignored. Obviously this is a bit more complicated, but for the purposes of this conversation, it’s apt. A parent’s relationship with a…

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Divorce Humor… Anyone?…Anyone?

There is a cottage industry of divorce humor websites, books, etc. that appeal to the recently divorced or separated. That’s wonderful. Laughter can be so cathartic and most people don’t want to read another “optimized blog post” full of advice on how to hire a lawyer or what the collaborative…

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