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Property division is a major focus in any divorce. And, while some property is obvious – like the marital residence, vehicles, and other, personal property – some isn’t. After all, it’s significantly more difficult to “see” bank accounts, retirement accounts, and other assets. With this comes a problem: how do you know if your spouse […]

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If you have minor children, you’re going to have a parenting plan as part of your divorce. Typically, this parenting plan is called a Joint Parenting Judgment or, more commonly, an Allocation of Parental Responsibility Judgment. The Right of First Refusal is going to be part of your parenting plan as part of Illinois law. This […]

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You’re getting divorced and your soon-to-be former spouse is ordered to pay either child support or maintenance, or perhaps both as separate or unallocated support! This alone might cause some to worry. After all, who’s to say that your spouse will pay the support he or she was ordered to pay? Wage garnishment is the […]

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Why Marital Asset Valuation Matters

Property division is typically the most complicated issue in a divorce. And, while it can be relatively straightforward to place a value on vehicles, a home, and other assets, it can be difficult to value others. And, without a fair valuation, you might agree to a settlement that isn’t fair, especially when you consider the […]

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What’s in a Parenting Plan?

If you have minor children, you’re going to have a parenting plan as part of your divorce. However, not all parents understand what a parenting plan is going into their divorce. And, more importantly, not all parents understand what to expect as parenting plans are drafted, finalized, and implemented. In this article, we explore the […]

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When you first begin the divorce process, it’s difficult to think about the long-term implications of your decisions. You may want to litigate certain issues, or fight with your spouse over items or issues that, in the future, are inconsequential. However, divorce is about more than just the money you have sitting in your bank […]

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Your divorce is over and the judgment is entered. So, now what? Now, you go about living your new life, until something happens. Perhaps you get a new job. Perhaps your ex-spouse gets a new job. Or, maybe one of your children’s needs change. And when any of these events happen, or any, relevant others, […]

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So, What’s the Income Shares Model?

If you were divorced before July 1, 2017 or are still in the process of getting divorced, the income shares model of child support will apply to your case. And, while some are uncertain about the change, Illinois is the 40th state to adopt this model. As such, you can have confidence knowing that this […]

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There are complications that arise throughout divorce cases. However, few complications arise well before the case even starts. But in a select few cases, there are spouses who refuse to accept the divorce and try to refuse, even if the case appeared to be an uncontested divorce. Don’t fret: Your spouse’s refusal to sign the […]

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Most couples encounter two major issues in a divorce: parenting time and financials. Typically, parenting time is resolved well before the end of a case, leaving the property and debt division center stage. There’s just one problem: the financial issues are what push many cases from settlement to litigation. In fact, the most significant mistakes […]

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Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. is a law firm concentrating solely on family law and has served clients in DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties for over 35 years.

We continue to work with clients in Naperville, Wheaton, Lisle, Oswego, Downers Grove, and the surrounding areas to provide one-on-one support and attention that will help you through this difficult time.

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