DIY Divorce

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC DIY Divorce Relationship

While DIY divorce is certainly allowed under Illinois law, there are numerous steps to representing yourself in court. To help you along the way, here are 10 things you must know when conducting DIY divorce. 1) You Can Represent Yourself in a DIY Divorce In general, some parties are eligible for a “joint simplified dissolution” …

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CoParenting Behavior Under Executive Order

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC CoParenting Behavior Under Executive Order

Introduction As we all continue to adapt to COVID 19 pandemic, coparenting behavior is still at the forefront. The Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions team understands that situations can be especially challenging for divorced and separated parents that are trying to coparent during this crisis. We recently received a letter from the Honorable Judges Matekaitis and …

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Stay at Home CoParenting from Family Lawyers

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC Stay at Home CoParenting

Introduction On March 20, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker issued a “Stay at Home” executive order. This introduces new questions for “Stay at Home” coparenting, surrounding parenting time, healthcare, and education. The Legal Solutions team understands that you have questions regarding COVID-19 and the impact it has upon your family. Remember, through your children, you are …

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Illinois Collaborative Process Act

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC Illinois Collaborative Process Act

According to Margaret Bennett, an Illinois Family Law Attorney and drafter of family law legislation, “The passage of the Illinois Collaborative Process Act is the final phase of the complete overhaul of Illinois family law statutes. The Illinois Collaborative Process Act follows the rewrite of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the Parentage Act of 2015 and the new income shares child support legislation. Illinois is now one of the leaders in child centric and family focused legislation.”