What’s Wrong With A Flat Fee Divorce?

? Why Hourly Attorneys Are Better For Clients This post was originally published in 2013. The below is an updated post. Over the past few years, my thoughts on the matter have evolved and an update to this post has been long overdue. I am often asked “how much does…

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The Cost Of Unpaid Child Support

Every family law attorney knows that child support collections remain a serious issue in this country. Many families are dependent upon child support to get by, and without regular contributions from the non-custodial parent, those families wind up on public assistance. It’s great that we have that social safety net…

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Dealing With Anger During A Divorce

If you’re interested in the personal side of divorce, check out Postcards From A Peaceful Divorce. It’s a wonderful and insightful blog written by a a divorced mother. The author, Molly Monet, wrote a great post about coping with betrayal and emotional pain. While her post discusses the subject in…

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Illinois Child Support Laws Explained Through Kanye West Puns

Dear Kanye, I’m really happy for you, Kim, and the whole Kardashian-West family. Unfortunately, I’m writing to give you some difficult news. Judging by your lyrics in Gold Digger, your understanding of family law is, at best, uninformed. Now that you’re a family man, I think it’s time we talked….

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The History Of Child Support Is As Easy As ADC

By Joshua E. Stern I’ve been doing a lot of reading about the history of child support in the US. It’s far more interesting than I expected. I’m hoping to wrap up a comprehensive blog post on the topic, but until then, here’s a preview (as it were). As a…

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