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Will My Illinois Divorce Records Be Public?

 Posted on May 21,2024 in Divorce

IL divorce lawyerMost people understandably want to keep their divorce as private as possible. After all, divorce tends to be a low moment in life, even if it is ultimately the right decision for everyone involved. Divorce usually involves sensitive, private information, including about young children.  Because of this, people are often disappointed or afraid to learn that their divorce records are public, especially when they start dating again, and want to keep that information private.

However, not all divorce records are publicly available, and in certain cases, there may be ways to seal a divorce record. It is important to talk to an experienced Illinois divorce attorney to understand your options.

Should I Tell My New Partner That I Am Divorced?

Yes, you should tell your new partner that you are divorced. Being honest about your past is important for building trust and a strong foundation in your new relationship. Not telling your new partner that you have already been married could cause serious misunderstandings and feelings of betrayal later on. Talking about your past, even when it is hard, also shows that you are open and willing to communicate, which is essential for a healthy and supportive partnership.

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What is the Illinois Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury?

 Posted on May 03,2024 in Personal Injury

IL injury lawyerAfter people are injured in an accident, whether it is a car accident, a dog bite, a pedestrian accident, or a workplace accident, their thoughts are not usually on how much time they have to bring a lawsuit. This is especially true when the accident results in the death or catastrophic injury of a loved one.

Although thinking about how long you have to file a lawsuit after an accident may seem bothersome when you are dealing with the immediate aftermath of the accident, it is very important to do so right away. The amount of time you have to file a lawsuit or claim against an insurance company is not very long, and the longer you wait, the harder it can be to get evidence supporting your case. To learn more about this topic, read this blog and then get in touch with one of our Illinois personal injury attorneys for more help.

What is the Difference Between a Civil and Criminal Lawsuit? 

Most people know that when you commit a crime, you can be taken to criminal court and prosecuted. But what do you call actions that are not necessarily criminal in nature that still have a negative impact on someone - like when a dog bites a child, or when someone publishes false information about someone else in a newspaper?

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