Will I get 50% of our family assets?

Find out what equitable property division is in the state of Illinois.

By Karen A. Covy
October 17, 2011
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"Will I get 50% of our family assets?"

In Illinois, assets are divided “equitably.” While, in many cases, what is “equitable” will also be equal, sometimes equity requires that assets be divided 60/40 or 70/30 or some other way.


Karen A. Covy, J.D. is a divorce attorney and family law mediator in Chicago Illinois . She is the author of When Happily Ever After Ends, How to Survive Your Divorce Emotionally, Financially and Legally.

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By Karen A. Covy| October 17, 2011
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