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March 2012 Archives

Infidelity issues surface in NBA player's divorce

Many Illinois basketball fans would probably agree that Allen Iverson was one of the best point guards to have ever played in the NBA. At the peak of his career in 2001, he married his wife, Tawanna. Regrettably, the couple's marriage struggled throughout the rest of Iverson's basketball stretch in the United States. Specifically, rumors surfaced that Iverson may have been unfaithful. Now, as the couple deals with a pending divorce, Tawanna has filed court documents asking the basketball player to submit a list of every woman he had sexual relations with during their 10-year marriage.

Padma Lakshmi and her child's father settle their custody dispute

Illinois residents understand that conflicts involving family law matters can be very hard to deal with. Specifically, they can bring ample stress and financial discomfort. One way to approach these difficult disputes is through the process of mediation. In this process, a qualified family law attorney can help you work through your various issues in front of a neutral and the opposing party. If participants can work together to resolve their issues out of court, it can save a lot of stress and time.

Participation in your kid's school helps your child custody case

Many Illinois residents know that going through a divorce is an emotionally draining process. However, one of the hardest parts of ending a marriage involves child custody issues. If you are worried about the fate of your child, you should know that there are ways to enhance your child custody case. A recent article reports that being involved in your child's school is a good place to begin.

Divorce rates are increasing for baby boomers

Have you been divorced? Many Illinois residents will tell you that divorce rates appear to be rising. However, did you know that the divorce rate is specifically increasing among older Americans? As a result, recent studies are looking into what is causing this rise in divorce.