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March 22, 2017
5 Steps an Illinois Divorce Lawyer Can Navigate For You in the Divorce Process

After the initial petition for your Illinois divorce is filed and before you go to court, you will navigate your way through the discovery process. The discovery process only takes place if the divorce is being challenged or you and your spouse are incapable of coming to an agreement during settlement negotiations. The discovery process […]

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March 22, 2017
Understanding Divorce - Top Reason Your Divorce Lawyer Files Motions

A motion is a legal move your divorce attorney uses to be able to get your specific problem into a court and in front of a judge. In Madison County cases centralized in Edwardsville, IL and St. Clair County cases are concentrated in Belleville, IL. Motions are filed based on the requirement to enforce a […]

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March 22, 2017
General Points of Discussion When Working With Your Divorce Lawyer on Separating Agreements

So you and your spouse separate, you will need to draw up a separation agreement. Some states recognize a legal separation, some don’t. If your state acknowledges a legal separation, your divorce lawyer in Illinois or Missouri or court clerk will be able to guide you and help you set up an arrangement. If your […]

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March 22, 2017
Necessary Documents You Should Have When Preparing Information For Your Divorce Lawyer

Have you come to the conclusion of divorce, you need to start gathering documentation that will be required during the divorce process. Either you use an attorney or go the Pro Se route (Do-It-Yourself), the following is a listing of documents that you want to have ready for a divorce attorney to review: Complete addresses, […]

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March 22, 2017
Things to Consider if You Need a Divorce Lawyer

Contact Deborah Besserman if any of the information below strikes a nerve, just talking to a divorce attorney in the Granite, City, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Collinsville, IL, or St. Clair County area will allow you to not make a costly mistake during divorce but will give you a better understanding of what your rights are […]

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March 22, 2017
Serious Personal Injury Crash Involving Semi in Illinois

Illinois State Police stated the accident happened about 1:30 p.m. near Lawndale, which is about midway between Lincoln and Atlanta. State police said Solis neglected to slow for construction zone speed signs and hit the rear of another semi-trailer truck also known as a semi, 18 wheeler or tractor trailer, driven by Jeremy Armbruster, 30, […]

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March 22, 2017
Bad Relationship to Divorce

Relationships frequently have surprising twists and turns. Occasionally they lead us in a direction that reinforces our relationship with almost no exertion on our part, but it is never that simple. The twists and turns can be challenging, leaving us feeling like we want an external party to help direct the way. I believe too […]

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March 22, 2017
Combined Residential Custody and Joint Legal Custody

In Illinois, in making custody decisions, the prevalent issue of the court is what is in the best interests of the child. Many variables must be weighed by the judge in custody choices. When one parent has sole custody, the other parent will most likely be given visitation. Parents can consent to joint custody, while […]

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March 22, 2017
Do-It-Yourself Advice from a Divorce Lawyer in Madison County, IL

Family law attorneys, like Deborah Besserman in Granite City and Edwardsville, Illinois; help people by making use of problems that appear after a divorce and additionally with their divorces. Do-It-Yourself Resolution of post-divorce problems is regulated by the Marital Settlement Agreement, divorce agreement, which includes both parties' rights and obligations regarding financial and child-related problems. […]

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March 22, 2017
Things to Consider When Hiring a Divorce Attorney

Getting a divorce is a demanding, emotional decision for the majority of couples. The process can not be more difficult if each of the divorcing spouses has trust in their own attorney. Most divorcing couples locate an attorney from a attorney whom they already understand, or from a lawyer referral service like that offered by […]

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