When a Judge divides property, he or she follows 3 simple sounding steps. First, determine if the property is marital or non-marital. Second, assign each party their non-marital property. Third, apply the factors identified in the statute and divide the … Continue reading How Does a Judge Divide the Property? Equitably not Necessarily Equally.
On countless occasions I have explained the difference between marital and non-marital property to clients. Under the law prior to January 1, 2017, “marital property” was anything obtained during the marriage with the exception of (which is non-marital property): property … Continue reading New Law Changes Status of Some Marital Residences in Illinois