Category Archives : Family Law

  • Addressing Property Division Issues in Your Prenuptial Agreement

    Posted on January 20, 2021 by Chistopher N. Little

    Prenuptial agreements are common and useful tools for determining the terms of a divorce if one should happen. However, they must include a detailed plan for property division and be enforceable. Hire an attorney to help you draft a prenup to avoid any pitfalls. Divorce can complicate every facet of your life. By creating an enforceable prenuptial agreement with the help of knowledgeable Aurora prenuptial agreement lawyers, many couples avoid...

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  • What Issues Can You Address in a Prenup?

    Posted on December 16, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    Prenuptial agreements used to have negative connotations, but recently more couples are choosing to use them. With a prenup, you can determine with your future spouse how certain assets, debts, or other marital issues will be dealt with if you pursue a divorce. Studies show that more couples are opting for prenuptial or prenup agreements than ever before. If you will soon be walking down the aisle, you might be wondering what can be included ...

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  • How Mediation Might Speed Up the Divorce Process

    Posted on December 2, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    Each divorce is unique, but there's no doubt that divorces are easier when spouses can agree on the terms. If you need help reaching an agreement, mediation might be a viable option for you. It also speeds up the divorce process. Divorce is a stressful and emotional time for most couples. However, with the help of a professional mediator and experienced Aurora mediation lawyers, the process can be less taxing on everyone involved. One aspect ...

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  • When Can You Reduce Spousal Support?

    Posted on November 4, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    After your divorce is complete, there may be life circumstances that change your financial abilities. Thankfully, you have the right to request that the court reduce the amount of spousal support you pay in certain situations. An attorney can assist you with this task to ensure your rights are protected. Divorce decrees are intended to be final, but, in some instances, family courts will allow either party to petition for a change in alimony,...

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  • Requirements for a Prenup to Be Enforceable

    Posted on October 26, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    Prenuptial agreements are highly effective tools used to determine the outcome of certain financial issues should the marriage end. While you can make a prenup agreement without legal representation, it isn’t advisable to do so as it could be unenforceable.  Prenuptial agreements have risen in popularity over the past several decades. When done correctly, they are enforceable by the court and can save couples time and expense if they ever ...

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  • Divorce Mediation FAQs

    Posted on October 7, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    There is no right or wrong way to come to an agreement about your divorce settlement. For couples who want an uncontested divorce, mediation is one option that has proven successful for many couples. An experienced attorney can help you through the mediation process.  With divorce comes decisions that need to be made, such as the division of property, alimony, child custody, and child support. When a divorcing couple can’t agree on the cri...

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