Will 50/50 custody work for your family?

While a 50/50 child custody split might seem like the best option for parents in Illinois, it can actually cause a lot of issues for both parents and children. Both parties have to deal with constant disruptions that make it hard for the children to live normal lives....

Diving retirement assets in a divorce

The divorce process can be different for people who are closer to retirement. Generally, older couples don't have to worry about child support, since their children are now adults. However, they may be faced with splitting their retirement assets. In addition to the...

Does an executor have full power over the will?

When an individual dies in Illinois, their will executor must manage their estate after their death. This gives the executor some level of power over their estate, particularly when they divide up the assets. This doesn't give them the power to change the will itself,...