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Fan Article Reveals High Cost Of Athlete Divorces

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

There is no doubt that Americans across the country treat American athletes like royalty. Some of our country’s greatest heroes and inspirational figures gained their notoriety on the field or court, becoming household names by winning games for our favorite teams or medals for the U.S. It can also be said that athletes make… Read More »

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Chicago Leadership Breakfast Spreads Awareness About Domestic Violence Cases

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

When a person enters a romantic relationship with another person, the last thing they think will happen is violence, battery, and abuse. However, after the honeymoon phase is over, and even sometimes before it even begins, a relationship can turn violent, and arguments can escalate from verbal to physical, to seriously fatal in the… Read More »

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High-Profile Celebrity Divorce Highlights Pet Custody Issues

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

There is no doubt that Americans love pets. In recent years, the trend towards pet ownership, and dog ownership in particular, has given rise to the popular joking adage “pets are the new babies”. Certainly, among populations from Gen-Z to Baby Boomer, pets have become an irreplaceable addition to the family, in some instances… Read More »

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How Long Will My Divorce Case Take? What You Need To Know About The Chicago Divorce Process

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

At the outset of a divorce, the process can seem like it might never end. Uncertainties of the outcome of a contested divorce, coupled with emotional strain and the stresses of daily life on top can seem insurmountable at the beginning of the divorce process. Indeed, when a person or spouses decide to get… Read More »

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U.S. Department Of State Releases Guidance On Immediate Steps To Prevent International Child Abduction

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

Perhaps the worst thing a parent going through the divorce process can imagine is the limitation of their parental rights and ability to see their child. In a highly contentious divorce case where child custody issues take center stage, parents on both sides often fight vigorously over child custody in an effort to gain… Read More »

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Chicago Divorces: Three Issues To Consider When Kids Are Involved

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

Determining what happens to children can be one of the most contentious and time-consuming parts of the divorce process. Divorcing parents are met with a host of different issues related to children during a divorce that are both complicated and, often, hotly contested. Divorcing parents often don’t meet eye to eye when it comes… Read More »

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Parenting Plans In Chicago, Divorces With Children

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

Going through a divorce that involves children can be difficult and very stressful. Divorcing parents have the increased responsibility during a divorce to determine a plan for their children, and parents often do not see eye-to-eye on what that plan should look like. Certainly, in a divorce that involves children, issues involving the children… Read More »

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Studies Reveal Top Reasons For Divorce

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

There is no doubt that every divorcing couple has a story to tell. Perhaps the story would begin with two people falling in love and heading to the altar thereafter, or maybe marrying for financial, cultural, or religious reasons. After the marriage, perhaps the couple had a period of bliss in the “newlywed phase”,… Read More »

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Where Should I File My Chicago Divorce? Initial Requirements In Chicago Divorce Cases

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

Often when a person turns to the law to exercise their legal rights they are met with a litany of confusing requirements that they must first meet at the outset, in order to bring a case under the statute or law. When it comes to a Chicago divorce, Illinois laws require that certain elements… Read More »

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Property Division In An Illinois Divorce

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

One of the most common questions that arises in divorce cases is “who gets what?”. At the end of the marriage, couples often have a variety of property and assets that must get divided in the dissolution proceedings, including everything from properties and homes to cars, electronics, and jewelry, and even family pets. Property… Read More »

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