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IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES: We ALL got ’em right?

irreconcilable differences

Every couple has their ups and downs; even the seemingly “happiest” couples fight. It’s a part of life. Sometimes the fighting is manageable and sometimes it gets to a point where enough is enough! As a result, the rate of divorce  in American society has increased over the past several decades. Although there are many different factors that may lead a couple to get divorce, the most common ground used when they need to establish grounds for divorce in Illinois is irreconcilable differences. read more

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Who gets the Wedding Ring in a Divorce?

who gets the wedding ring in a divorce

It’s a familiar scene:  a man gets down on one knee, opens a small box containing a very expensive piece of jewelry, and proposes to the woman of his dreams. She graciously accepts, he puts the ring on her finger; they kiss and live happily ever after…well, at least that’s how it happens in the movies. Unfortunately, in the real world, not everyone lives this “fairy tale.”  When things go awry, especially after a short term marriage, people often wonder, “who gets the wedding ring in a divorce?” read more

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