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December 2016 Archives

Father fighting for change in child custody laws

Many Illinois parents understand what it is like to go through a court battle regarding custody of their children. A man in another state had been engaged in a child custody fight with the mother of his three children. He was eventually granted custody by the court, but a tragedy soon afterward changed his life forever.

Problem signs that suggest marriage is headed for divorce

Illinois couples who marry are likely the same as many others who enter their unions hoping and believing their commitments will last their lifetimes. Statistics show this is not always possible, however. Readers concerned about divorce may want to consider several red flag issues that may suggest marital trouble is brewing.

Another NBA player involved in child custody battle

Just weeks ago, news of Scottie Pippin's contentious divorce situation spread throughout Illinois and across the internet. This week, another NBA player is in the news after a small victory in a circuit court regarding an ongoing child custody battle. DeAndre Jordan was reportedly reduced to tears when a judge granted him rights to have overnight sleepovers with his 1-year-old son.

Incuding business formation in New Year's resolutions

As 2017 approaches, you may be among others in Illinois who are compiling lists of resolutions for the new year. Some lists focus on exercising more while others note a number of bad habits to break. Some people, perhaps yourself included, have business formation ideas they hope to bring to fruition as a new year gets underway.