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Month: October 2015

Divorcing when a business is involved in Illinois

If an Illinois resident is contemplating a divorce and a business is involved, it can make the process more complicated. This is because even if one of the spouses owned the business before the marriage, it does not mean that it is not a marital asset. The value of a business will likely grow over…
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Mediation can lessen trauma associated with a divorce

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Estranged Illinois couples who are ending their marriage may want to consider mediation as a way to settle their divorce issues. The process is growing in popularity as a way to lessen the stress during this very…
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The use of forensic accountants in high-asset divorces

There has been an increase in the use of forensic accountants, particularly among very wealthy people. While Illinois business owners often employ them if they feel that something is amiss with the company’s financial picture, many wealthy couples use them to review marital assets during divorce proceedings and determine exactly what they are worth. High-asset…
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