With the holidays coming up, it’s time to start making plans – where will you be spending Thanksgiving? Will you be traveling for Christmas, or will you be spending Hannukah with local family? What will your children do during their break from school or daycare? In order to figure out exactly where you’ll be and […]
If you are contemplating a divorce or are in the beginning stages of a pending divorce, you are likely looking forward to the end of the process but you may not have contemplated the actual logistics of the eventual separation. While it is obvious that you and your spouse will divide your assets and debts […]
“She took him to the cleaners!”
“He got everything, left her without a penny!”
“…and she got half of his business!”
Chicago Divorce and Property Division
Without a doubt, you’ve heard someone speak of the property division in their own or a friend’s divorce in extremes, much like these quotes. And it may understandably make you wonder what might […]
Chicago Divorce Lawyers discuss uncontested divorce
The Chicago divorce lawyers of Ward Family Law, LLC handle cases in a wide variety of contexts – from collaborative law to mediation to litigation.
We also handle uncontested divorces.
Chicago Uncontested Divorce (also known as the agreed divorce or friendly divorce)
Our legal team of Chicago divorce lawyers […]
Life goes on after divorce. Children get older and their needs and schedules change, parents’ new relationships bring new priorities and the introduction of a new adult into the children’s lives, and some parents are promoted and take on new responsibilities and time commitments at work while others lose their position and are unexpectedly out […]
Obtaining full and complete financial disclosure by both sides is a key component to the family law practice. It allows both sides to acknowledge a full understanding and receipt of information and documentation relative to income, assets and liabilities. There are many ways to obtain this information; while some parties exchange financials voluntarily, […]
The team of family law attorneys at Ward Family Law, LLC are presented with the same inquiries of many prospective clients, which is whether or not their divorce is actually an uncontested divorce or if they are just cooperative, friendly and amicable but still have some issues to resolve in their divorce process.
An uncontested divorce […]
Chicago Divorce Lawyers: Top 7 Hidden Costs in Divorce
When people are contemplating divorce, they are often considering the cost, including retainer fees for law firms, filing fees for the court, expert fees and how they want to divide their marital assets and debts. What they often forget are the hidden costs that arise when […]
Attorneys’ Fees: The Best Divorce Advice Comes From Chicago Divorce Lawyer
Where do you think you will get the best attorney fee advice when contemplating or going through a divorce? The simple answer is the Chicago divorce lawyers of Ward Family Law, who have decades of matrimonial and family law experience with top ratings on […]
Chicago Divorce Lawyers Tackle the Steps to Keep Your House in a Divorce
For many families, the main asset in their divorce is their house. Oftentimes, the house is also the main liability. While some parties simply agree to sell the house and allocate the net proceeds, others want to know their options and […]