Category Archives: Family Law

My cliché “New Year, Fresh Start” post

It’s December, and that means family gatherings, kids being on break from school, painful commuting traffic due to snow (like today!), and… lots of Facebook posts, blog posts, and inspirational quotes about making resolutions for the upcoming new year.  Although … Continue reading

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How to resolve joint debts and protect yourself in a divorce

In my previous post, I discussed the unfortunate fact that your divorce decree will not change your contract with your creditors. In other words, if you and your ex-spouse were both jointly liable on a Visa credit card, the divorce … Continue reading

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What happens to joint debts in a divorce?

I recently attended a CLE (also known as “lawyer school”)  called Mortgage and Divorce for Family Law Attorneys. David Jamison, from Wintrust Mortgage, was the presenter. One of the topics that was discussed was a topic that comes up often with … Continue reading

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