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Legal Guardianship Chicago – What you should know
Posted February 25, 2015

Legal Guardianship Chicago – What you need to know By: M. Scott Gordon  What is legal guardianship, and what does it have to do with divorce? In general, a guardianship is a legal relationship between an adult and a minor child (or disabled adult). With children, the guardian doesn’t take the legal place of the […]

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Legal Separation in Chicago- What you need to know
Posted February 18, 2015

Learning about Legal Separation in Chicago – What you need to know By M. Scott Gordon What is legal separation in Illinois, and how does it differ from divorce? There’s one major difference between divorce and legal separation: when you’re only separated, your marriage isn’t over, and thus you’re not free to marry someone else. […]

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Divorce Can Produce Happiness, Experts Say
Posted February 13, 2015

Divorce Can Produce Happiness, Experts Say By: M. Scott Gordon We often hear that previously married people have a difficult time adjusting to life after divorce. However, according to a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, getting a divorce in Chicago when you’re in an unfulfilling marriage can make for a much happier life ahead. […]

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Chicago Child Custody – Custody Orders and Parent Conduct
Posted February 06, 2015

Chicago Child Custody – Custody Orders and Parent Conduct By: M. Scott Gordon When it comes to Child Custody and visitation orders, can an Illinois court tell parents how they should behave around their children? A recent case from the Illinois Supreme Court, In re Marriage of Eckersall, suggests that courts may in fact be […]

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