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Month: October 2013

Clint Eastwood to divorce wife of 17 years

Illinois fans of actor Clint Eastwood, 83-years-old, may want to know of his recent split with a woman he spent the past 17 years married to. In an odd turn of events, Clint and Dina Eastwood are now said to be dating two former spouses, one of whom was a high school friend of Dina’s.…
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Marital assets to be remembered in property valuation

Illinois residents who are going through a divorce need to ensure that they take into account all of their assets when they are coming up with a valuation of their property. Real estate, vehicles, bank accounts, furniture and artwork usually come to mind, but other less-visible assets are no less valuable but often forgotten. Collections…
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Prenuptial agreements becoming more common

A recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has found that couples are more frequently requesting prenuptial agreements, with 63 percent of the lawyers in Illinois and around the country who were surveyed reporting having seen an increase in those agreements in the past three years. It has been suggested that the increase…
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Long-term separations

Many Illinois divorce attorneys are seeing an increasing number of couples whose marriages have failed getting caught in so-called separation limbo. They are living apart without making anything official and in no apparent hurry to begin divorce proceedings. A couple can begin living apart on a temporary basis, but in some cases years pass and…
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Things divorcing men might not know

Illinois men contemplating divorce might not have the right tools or support to get through the process due to a number of reasons, least among which is, according to a recent piece, the stigma against men keeping the split anything but private. However, experts say divorce affects men as much as it does women, so…
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