July 13, 2015

What Marriage Equality Means for Same-Sex Couples

Illinois family law attorney, Marriage, New Illinois Law, Same Sex Marriage

In late June, the Supreme Court announced a historic ruling that effectively standardized marriage laws nationwide. Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, and will now be considered in the same ways as straight marriage—with all its ups and downs and confusing or complicating factors. As such, one can assume that the same types of […]

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July 17, 2014

Domestic Violence in Chicago, One Year after New Law

Domestic Violence, Kane County Domestic Violence Attorney, New Illinois Law

It has been nearly one year since Governor Pat Quinn signed the domestic violence legislation into law which made repeat offenses a felony and required schools to report abuse in intimate teenage relationships. The law was signed in August 2013, and, according to an Illinois Government News Network press release, was meant to curb the impact of domestic […]

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