The Engagement Ring Law-How It Applies After a Break-up


August 4th, 2020 . Barry Worthington

Broken engagements come with a lot of distress and headache not only to the couples but the entire family and friends at large. It is by default etiquette rules that an engagement ring should be returned once a wedding has been called off. This is no...

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Amicable Turned Ugly Divorce: 9 Reasons It Could Happen


July 23rd, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

When someone tells me they are going through "an amicable" divorce, I think it's great, but I also tend to feel a little bit skeptical. While I'd like to think it's possible to have a friendly divorce versus an ugly divorce, I have a hard time believ...

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10 Big Divorce Mistakes You Really Don’t Want to Make


July 13th, 2020 . Tiffany M. Hughes

During my entire career of being a divorce attorney, I’ve seen a lot when it comes to my clients. I’ve seen emotion that breaks my heart, kind gestures between parties that is inspiring, and yes, even love and friendship between a couple getting ...

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The Opening of Divorce Courts In Illinois: What That Could Mean For You


July 11th, 2020 . Miriam Cooper

Good News! Divorce courts in Illinois are officially open. It has been a long, sometimes stressful few months for so many. With pressing legal issues and limited resources, those who have been waiting to have cases heard in court or addressed in non-...

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I thought We Had a Divorce Settlement Agreement. He Changed His Mind


July 7th, 2020 . Karen Covy

A woman going through a divorce sent this email to me: I was so excited that my soon-to-be-ex finally emailed me and said that he agreed to accept my settlement offer. We finally had a divorce settlement agreement! But the next day he emailed me bac...

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