Why Doesn’t Illinois Have Common Law Marriage?
Posted January 04, 2024

Common Law Marriage Common law marriage, an informal type of marriage recognized based on the couple’s conduct rather than a formal ceremony, remains a subject of legal variability in the United States. Unlike some states where living together and presenting themselves as married can create a legal marriage, Illinois distinctly does not recognize Common law marriage. A […]

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Should A Woman Hire A Female Divorce Attorney?
Posted December 26, 2023

Are you a woman and going through a divorce? Our Skokie divorce lawyer for women at Gordon & Perlut, LLC, understands that women can face unique issues in this trying time. For example, some divorcing women may feel anxious about their future if the other spouse is the primary breadwinner, and they may stress about […]

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Can My Ex Force Me To Pay For Private School?
Posted December 19, 2023

If you are considering a divorce in Illinois and have children, you may have questions that child support lawyers in Skokie can best address. Illinois state law has guidelines to determine what child support payments will be, but the court can decide on a different amount if the situation warrants it. For instance, what happens […]

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How To Shorten Length Of Divorce And Save Money
Posted December 12, 2023

Divorce is an emotionally draining experience for most couples. Most separations are painful and emotional, and even an amicable divorce can bring complex legal issues. However, there are proven methods for shortening the divorce process and saving money that are outlined below. If you are considering or going through a divorce, you should have an […]

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