Shouldn’t Your Divorce Lawyer Know How to Draft Better Settlement Agreements?

Your divorce took a year and a lot of money to resolve after your case seemed to blow up into a big deal. It finally got under control, and the lawyers worked out a settlement agreement. You read it and understood it, and signed the document. The case was finished. A couple years later, your […]

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A Prenuptial Agreement May Not Cover All Aspects of Your Divorce

Savvy couples who have assets or dependents take the time to create a prenuptial agreement before getting married. Unfortunately, if these same couples may find that the agreement does not cover all aspects of their divorce. The occurrence of this is relatively rare. However, it can be a shocking surprise for those that thought everything […]

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What You Need to Know About Business Valuation in Divorce

In divorce, a couple’s assets are valued and equitably split. Even without a business, this process can be complex and full of contention. When you add in the intricacies of a closely held company, the valuing and splitting of a marital estate becomes even more complicated. If you are planning on filing for divorce, understand […]

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Special Considerations in High-Net Worth Divorces

While any divorce has the potential to become complicated, high-net worth divorceshave more potential for complications than most other types of cases. Because the assets and property of high-net worth couples are often more diverse and the financial stakes are so much higher, a divorce needs to be approached differently. Protecting Assets Illinois law has […]

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Tax Issues in High Net Worth Divorces

A considerable amount of time is spent dealing with the division of marital property in most divorces. However, high net worth divorces offer other particularly challenging factors. High net worth individuals often use a complex network of legal entities, asset classes, and tax shelters in their financial matters. Therefore, during the property division process, it […]

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