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June 2012 Archives

Illinois divorce: should you plan for it before you say 'I do?'

While statistics show a falling divorce rate, 10 percent of new marriages still end in divorce within the first five years, and almost 25 percent never see a tenth wedding anniversary. Such statistics may encourage Illinois couples to carefully plan before they tie the knot, just in case things don't work out later on. Thinking about divorce before even getting married may not be the most attractive activity, but with the current rate of divorce, for many people such considerations are an important step.

Help may come for international child support enforcement

Many parents struggling with enforcing child support orders face a difficult battle, even when the other parent lives just on the other side of town. Imagine the complications that arise when that parent lives on the other side of the world. Enforcement of child support across borders has long been a legal nightmare for the parents who remain in Illinois and elsewhere in the United States, with the struggle sometimes leading to the cessation of payment altogether.

Randy Travis and ex-wife in litigation long after divorce

For many people in Illinois and throughout the country, disputes between divorced individuals are not necessarily resolved even after the divorce settlement is signed. Our readers in Rockford may be interested in the ongoing conflict between country music star Randy Travis and his ex-wife.

How can Illinois residents protect a 401(k) during divorce?

In a divorce settlement, a 401(k) retirement account could be considered joint property. With that being the case, the contributor to a 401(k) might stand to lose a substantial amount of money if a former spouse is given a portion of the fund. But for Rockford residents going through a divorce, there are steps you can take to ensure the assets in a 401(k) are protected.

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