Monthly Archives: May 2018

Divorcing Parents: Parent Education Course Completion

What is parent education?
Parenting education programs seek to provide parents with the information and skills necessary to promote healthier communication with each other and their children and reduce the amount of litigation and conflict between parents going through divorce or separation proceedings.

Illinois law requires all parents of minor children involved in any action involving custody […]

By |May 9th, 2018|General|0 Comments

The 14 Factors in Determining a Maintenance Award

When the court is determining whether or not a party is entitled to maintenance (which is also known as alimony or spousal support), the court will consider all of the below relevant factors:

(1) the income and property of each party, including marital property apportioned and non-marital property assigned to the party seeking maintenance as well […]

By |May 9th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Money Can’t Buy You Love?

An academic study of American marriages found that among newlyweds of similar income, education and race, those with “flashier” weddings were more likely to get divorced.  Well, what do you think constitutes a flashy wedding?  According to a post in The Economist, “your wedding is meant to be one of the happiest days of your […]

By |May 8th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Announcement of Ward Family Law, LLC: Welcome to the team, Tania K. Harvey!

WARD FAMILY LAW, LLC is proud to announce a new addition to our team! Please welcome Tania K. Harvey, who ​has exclusively practiced in the matrimonial and family law field for over 14 years, which experience includes court appointments as a child representative and guardian ad litem along with earning her certificates in mediation and […]

By |May 7th, 2018|General|0 Comments

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