On this segment of Learn About Law we discuss the three phases of divorce in Illinois. The three phases to a divorce are the temporary phase, the discovery phase, and the resolution phase. How to file for divorce in Illinois is also discussed.
This article will discuss the difference between preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders in Illinois. In addition to discussing the differences between these forms of relief, we will also discuss the situations in which each is applicable.
In this article, we explain how to enforce a parenting agreement in Illinois. We discuss the ramifications of a party not complying with the terms of an allocation of parental responsibilities judgment under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. While a party may think, “If I don’t exercise my parenting time, my ex-spouse will have more time with the children and therefore everyone wins,” the act of not exercising allotted parenting time can have various consequences ranging from financial penalties to loss of future parenting time. Those consequences are discussed herein.