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When is Spousal Maintenance Appropriate?
There is a prevailing misconception among many that spousal maintenance is always awarded in Illinois divorces, and this is simply not the case. Multiple questions and factors go into determining whether a grant of maintenance is appropriate, and sometimes the answer may go against a husband or wife who may actually be in need. Hence, if you are going through such a case, it isContinue reading
Challenging a Prenuptial Agreement
Prenuptial agreements, or simply “prenups,” are a common means of providing security for one’s assets before entering into a marriage. Many soon-to-be spouses find the topic of prenuptial agreements both emotionally challenging and complex. However, it is important for both parties to understand the stipulations of an agreement and the conditions under which the agreement could be considered invalid. If a couple signs a prenuptial agreement andContinue reading
Prenuptial Agreements and High Net Worth Divorce
According to various estimates, that there are approximately 4.9 million high net worth individuals in the U.S. at any given time. While there is no set dollar amount to determine a high net worth individual, or HNWI, the term is generally used to denote a person with substantial liquid assets. More than 60,000 HNWIs in the U.S. are considered ultra-high net worth individuals with assets of moreContinue reading