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Sep 12, 2012

The College Factor: Three Points Divorced Parents Need to Consider

Posted By: Gregory C. Maksimuk
Navigating the college selection process and funding a child’s college education can be stressful for all parents…
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Sep 8, 2012

Is it Really Easier to Seek Forgiveness Than Permission?

Posted By: Anita M. Ventrelli
On August 21, 2012, Governor Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 3823 into law.  The law gives judges the authority t…
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Jul 30, 2012

Athletes Cannot Avoid Family Obligations

Much like the “curse of the Lotto,” we hear time and time again about former professional athletes who ear…
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Jul 26, 2012

Practical Tips for Divorcing Parents: Set and Remember Goals

Posted By: Jay P. Dahlin
A divorce can be one of the most difficult ordeals individuals experience in their lives.
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Jul 12, 2012

Yet Another Court Declares DOMA Unconstitutional

Posted By: Patrick T. Ryan
On May 31, 2012, a federal appeals court in Boston (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit) unanimously ruled that th…
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Jun 15, 2012

In Divorce, as in Sports, The Preference is For A Level Playing Field

This past Sunday saw the final day of the 2012 Barclay’s Premier League (BPL) season, which, for soccer fans, was…
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Jun 7, 2012

Making the Case for Facebook’s Zuckerberg to “Like” a Prenuptial Agreement

Posted By: Patrick T. Ryan
Just one day after the opening bell rang for the Nasdaq stock exchange, thereby announcing the hotly anticipat…
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May 23, 2012

Loving v. Virginia: Thoughts on Gay Marriage

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
In June 1958, Mildred Jeter, a black woman, married Richard Loving, a white man.  Although the newlyweds were resid…
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Apr 30, 2012

Child Support Factors Into Financial Woes

American sports enthusiasts love a good rags-to-riches story.  Reading about an athlete rising up against the odds,…
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Apr 18, 2012

Don’t Delay Seeking College Contribution from Your Ex-Spouse

Posted By: Eric L. Schulman
One of the issues typically reserved in contested divorce cases is who will pay the children’s college after they…
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Apr 3, 2012

Shared Parenting Time In Dual Income Families

Posted By: Jay P. Dahlin
As working parents’ roles in the lives of their children evolve with the demands of the modern economy, so too do…
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Feb 6, 2012

Divorcing in a Volatile Economic Market

Posted By: Timothy M. Daw
In uncertain times, dividing the matrimonial pie is more than slicing equal pieces.
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Jan 31, 2012

Kobe Bryant Fails to See Benefit of Premarital Agreements in Athletics

Kobe Bryant was born and raised to be a NBA superstar.  As the son of Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, Kobe gr…
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Nov 14, 2011

Planning Tips for Stress-Free Holidays

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
Parents facing separation or divorce can find joy in the holidays with proper planning
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Sep 15, 2011

Sporting Judgment: Expert Advice Helps Athletes Handle Family Law Issues

As is commonplace in the Chicago sports world, the Bears’ recent preseason losses to the New York Giants and the …
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