A Better Lawyer SAVES You Money

I recently had to visit my mechanic to have some car trouble repaired and I was reminded of the important but sometimes forgotten point that some mechanics are just BETTER than other mechanics (just like some family lawyers are just … Continue reading

12. May 2015 by Peter Olson
Categories: Chicago Family Law Group, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce | Leave a comment

“I just want half…” – Financial Matters

In a marriage, there is often one spouse that managed the finances and the family budget. During a divorce, it is important for the spouse that has not paid attention to finances to now get up to speed and pay attention … Continue reading

07. April 2015 by Kelly Thames
Categories: Chicago Family Law Group, Divorce, Mediation, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Illegal Kidnapping by Parent

How to Get Your Kids Back! I was in court this week on another illegal child kidnapping case where one parent snatched a child from the other primary parent and ran off to another state. Our client, the father, had … Continue reading

14. March 2015 by Peter Olson
Categories: Domestic Violence, Order of Protection | 1 comment

Valentine’s Day: An Expectation Holiday

Valentine’s Day Expectations vs. Reality Although many deride Valentine’s Day as a “Hallmark Holiday”, existing primarily for commercial purposes, Valentine’s Day expectations for others are high with dreams of romantic gestures and ultimate dates.  It can be one of the … Continue reading

03. February 2015 by Kelly Thames
Categories: Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, In the Courtroom, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Year, New Spousal Support Guidelines in Illinois

Effective January 1, 2015, Illinois has revamped how spousal support or what’s known legally as ‘maintenance’ is calculated both in terms of amount and length of time. I think it’s the MOST SIGNIFICANT change in the general family law realm … Continue reading

07. January 2015 by Peter Olson
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