Legal Blog of Thaddeus M. Bond, Jr. Associates

Serving Waukegan, Libertyville, Lake County, Gurnee & nearby areas of Illinois

May 17, 2019

There are many components to supporting a child of parents who are divorced or were never married: emotional, custodial and financial. In Illinois, the legislature has set forth a minimum statutory guideline for financial support based upon the number of children a couple is supporting.

The child support guidelines are as follows:

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May 07, 2019

In order to win an eviction case, you need to convince a judge that the occupant of the property no longer has the right to be there, either because of non-payment of rent or violation of other lease terms.  Once you prove to the court that a proper pre-lawsuit notice was served and the tenant still did not leave, you will get an order telling the tenant to vacate.  If the tenant still does not leave, you must hire the county sheriff to enforce the court order.

April 12, 2019

It goes without saying that the end of a marriage is an emotionally charged period of your life. In addition to any emotional pain you may be experiencing, divorce also has implications for your future and your children's future, financially and otherwise.  Before divorce is granted, the following must be settled:

  • Division of property
  • Division of debt
  • Alimony payments, if applicable
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support

As experienced divorce attorneys, we will:

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March 11, 2019

Paternity disputes tend to fall into one of two general categories. In the first, the father is trying to establish paternity so that he might be granted certain child custody rights. These rights can vary from a full shared custody agreement with the mother to simple visitation rights with the child.

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February 13, 2019

In a marriage, you acquire property and other assets (real estate, money, investments) as a couple. You may also have assets from before your marriage. When a marriage is dissolved, these things must be divided up. Generally, anything acquired during the marriage is considered "marital property," while pre-marriage items are not considered marital property.

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January 30, 2019

In Illinois, what used to be called child custody is now called parenting responsibilities.  Custody issues may be resolved one of two ways:

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January 17, 2019

Whether you are the seller or the buyer in the deal, don't wait to call our real estate attorneys. We can provide the legal services you need, tailored to where you are in the process. Here are some of the things we do for our clients:

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January 10, 2019

Family court can be very stressful.  Among the many issues you will have to deal with is payment of attorney's fees.  Prospective clients frequently ask us how much they can expect to spend.  The answer is rarely simple.

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December 27, 2018

Mediation is a way for you and your ex-spouse to work out the terms of the divorce with minimal or no decisions made by a judge. It puts the decision-making and terms in the hands of you and your former partner. Many issues can be resolved through mediation, including:

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