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Divorces are often messy because they mean separating all of the assets, property, and more that you’ve built with another person. Often, the messiest, most difficult part of this process is separating your finances with someone who is likely the joint holder of most accounts, vehicles, properties, and more. As you prepare to file for […]

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Many individuals who file for divorce are surprised that when it comes to dividing property, animals get only as much consideration as non-living items. Many people consider their pets a part of their family and as such, many owners are distraught when an animal is awarded to one spouse just as the furniture and other […]

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Divorces take months, even when both spouses agree on all issues. In heavily litigated cases, the process can take years. However, life doesn’t just stop in the process. Bills will continue to come, children have needs, and you need support to continue living while you sort out your divorce. This is why Illinois courts award […]

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How Your Location Affects Divorce

Across Illinois – from Wheaton to Joliet, from Aurora to St. Charles – Does your location change the way you approach divorce? Do you live in Wheaton? Or, how about North Aurora? Or, maybe even Oswego? How about South Naperville or even further South into Plainfield or Romeoville? Do you think this affects your case? It […]

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3 Tips to Make Divorce Less Contentious

Whether in the movies, through friends in real life, or common knowledge, it’s no surprise that divorce is a contentious process. Spouses fight over property, kids, and almost every other issue you can imagine. And, if you’ve been putting off divorce to avoid all of this, there’s good news: It doesn’t have to be this […]

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Child support in Illinois is currently calculated according to percentages. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act sets forth a percentage of the paying parent’s net income that must be paid according to the number of children a family has. For example, if there are three children, the parent paying child support must pay […]

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If you’re considering divorce in Illinois and have children, child support questions are likely to be at the top of your mind. What most people don’t know is that the divorce process is actually geared toward ensuring your children are cared for both during and after the divorce proceedings. This is with regard to child […]

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You and your spouse will still need to parent and raise your children when you’re divorced. If you’re anything like most people, you know that this will be addressed as part of your divorce proceedings. However, most are unaware what a parenting plan looks like, what it contains, and how you actually reach an agreement […]

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Why You Want a Naperville Divorce Lawyer

You’re probably thinking: “Of course a law firm will tell you to hire a divorce attorney.” And while that may be true of most firms, we value transparency and honesty with our clients. That’s why we wrote this article: to offer a straightforward discussion of your divorce attorney’s role and why you’ll want one. Read on to learn: A […]

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Visitation is a concern for parents and grandparents when a couple chooses to get divorced. Although visitation is now referred to as “parenting time” since the January 1, 2016 change in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the concept remains the same. Of course, the residential custodial parent (i.e. the parent the children […]

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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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