5 Do’s and Don’ts of Prenuptial Agreements

The Five Do’s And Don’ts of Prenuptial Agreements

1. COMMUNICATE.  Discuss with your future husband prior to meeting with an attorney.  Have a very thorough discussion of why you want it, what you want to protect, and what you feel the advantages are to both you and your future husband.  Realize there will be concerns on each side, and each side’s concerns are valid.
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Child Custody in Illinois

HOW IS CUSTODY DETERMINED IN ILLINOIS?

In determining custody, the Court will always look to the best interests of the child or the children.  Some factors the Court may look at are: the wishes of the parents and the child, relationships between the child with the parents and other family members, health of the parties, and a child’s adjustment to his environment, among other factors.

One factor that is very important but is often dismissed, at least by the parents who might be in the midst of a contentious custody battle, Continue reading