Illinois has recently enacted a major overhaul of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. These new laws (P.A. 99-0090) will become effective as of January 1, 2016. A few of the most significant changes include: Abolishing actions for alienation of affections and breach of promise to marry. Establishing no-fault, irreconcilable differences as the only ground […]
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Divorce mediation is like the Las Vegas of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods. It’s for adults only, and what happens there, stays there. The promise of confidentiality is a cornerstone of mediation. However, there are a few exceptions to confidentiality that participants should be cognizant of before placing their bets on the mediation table. Mediation […]