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Can you save your credit in a divorce?

To some extent, finances and credit ratings sustain some sort of damage when an Illinois marriage ends. It is nearly impossible for either party to come out of the divorce process unscathed. However, it may be possible to reduce the potential damage as much as possible in order to allow for a more secure financial future.

It's a new year with new divorce laws regarding pets

Many Illinois couples believe that their pets are part of the family. However, up until recently, the courts considered them property during a divorce. That changed on Jan. 1 when a law went into effect that treats pets more like children during the divorce.

What to do about the family home in a divorce

The largest asset -- and debt -- most Illinois residents own is their house and the mortgage loan that often goes with it. During the marriage, both spouses may work to pay that mortgage and make the house a home. If the marriage ends, dealing with the house could be one of the primary concerns during the divorce process.

Concerns about the family home during divorce in Illinois

When facing the end of a marriage, many individuals in Illinois and elsewhere may have concerns about certain aspects of the process. While each person may have different views about what is important during this period, the subject of what to do with the family home might be a concern for many. While at first, it may seem as though keeping the home following divorce is the most favorable option, one might want to consider what that decision might mean for the future.

Reducing your kids' confusion after a divorce

Ending a marriage takes a toll on everyone involved. Divorce can be a confusing time for Illinois parents and children alike. If you are like most Illinois parents, you want to eliminate as much confusion for your children after the divorce. In order to do so, you and the other parent need to maintain some consistency between households.

When finances keep you together during an Illinois divorce

Many Illinois families struggle financially, and yours may be one of them. This could pose a problem if you and your spouse decided to divorce. In order to preserve your financial resources, you may decide to remain living in the same house until matters are settled.

Scaramucci's wife makes an uncommon divorce move

Illinois residents who follow the political scene know who Anthony Scaramucci is and that he used to be the Communications Director for the White House. What they may not have known is that he and his wife were expecting a child, but that did not stop his wife from filing for divorce. The fact that she did so late in her pregnancy is highly uncommon.

Technology meets family law in child custody cases

Technological advancements bring people here in Illinois and across the country closer than ever before. Now, these technologies may play a part in family law issues involving children. The growing concept of "virtual visitation" could become part of child custody orders.