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  • Getting Divorced? Here is How You Should Handle Things at Work
    Getting Divorced? Here is How You Should Handle Things at Work

    Getting divorced is never an easy experience for anyone, but sometimes it is simply necessary. Given that it is a major event, the changes that come with dissolving a marriage will inevitably ...

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  • Cohabitation and Common Law Marriage in Illinois
    Cohabitation and Common Law Marriage in Illinois

    Not every couple is the same. Some couples want to get married, and others are perfectly happy living and sharing their lives together “unofficially.” But the law generally prefers “married” to “ ...

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  • How to Establish Paternity in Illinois
    How to Establish Paternity in Illinois

    When a child is born to a husband and wife, the law presumes that the husband is the father. But if the parents are not married or in a civil union when the child is born, the father is not legally ...

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  • How to Make Co-Parenting Work
    How to Make Co-Parenting Work

    When the breakdown of a romantic relationship occurs, both parties may agree to remain co-parents. Co-parenting usually means that both parties will cooperate with each other and raise the child ...

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  • When Paternity is an Issue in Illinois
    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinois

    According to national statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million babies born each year to unmarried women. Although in many of these families the father immediately acknowledges paternity and his ...

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  • How the Employee Sick Leave Act May Affect Your Family in 2017
    How the Employee Sick Leave Act May Affect Your Family in 2017

    On January 1, several new laws went into effect in Illinois. Certain ones may prove beneficial to you and your family—i.e. the Employee Sick Leave Act—especially if you are the custodial parent of ...

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