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Divorce Petition Information

Divorce Petition Information

Filing a petition for divorce is the first step in starting your divorce. Your lawyer will file the Original Petition for Divorce with your local court clerk in your county. An original petition for divorce is a request that the court grant a divorce and list any asets and relief …

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Custody and Child Support

Custody and Child Support

Custody and child support are probably the two most important factors in most divorces. Even if there is no property division, each spouse is responsible for his or her share of the payment for the upbringing of the child or children of the marriage. Just who gets to keep that …

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Limited Divorce

Limited Divorce

A “Limited Divorce” and a “Legal Separation” are basically the same thing. Each allows the two spouses to live apart, though still married. They are both legally binding, and are for the purpose of defining the responsibilities of each of the two spouses involved. They are very restrictive, and should …

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U.S. Attorney General Garland visits Ukraine

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland visited Ukraine on Tuesday where he will discuss efforts to identify, arrest and prosecute those involved in war crimes and other atrocities committed during Russia’s invasion, a Justice Department official said. Garland is slated to meet with Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova, the department official told …

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State Attorney Kim Foxx

State Attorney Kim Foxx

Foxx has held the position since 2016, following several years of practicing law. Who is State Attorney Kim Foxx? Kim Foxx was born in April 1972 in Chicago, Illinois. She is known today for her role as an American politician and has been serving as the State’s Attorney for Cook …

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Cook County State’s Attorney Accused of Slapping Husband

Kim Foxx, the State’s Attorney for Cook County, Illinois, was accused of slapping her husband in a domestic dispute last weekend, according to a police report obtained by WGN. Four Flossmoor police officers were sent to the Foxx home on Saturday night after Kim’s husband, Kelley Foxx, called 911 to …

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Actor Employment Agreement

Actor Employment Agreement

In United States of America, when an actor is hired by the producer to work in a motion picture then, he has to sign an Actor Employment Agreement. This actually means that the actor now contracted to the producer or the company, which has signed him in and will work …

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The Difference between Assault and Battery

Assault and Battery

Assault and battery are both crimes that both involve hurting another individual. Depending on the severity of the crime, both assault and battery can be charged as misdemeanors or as felonies. Like other crimes, the penalty for an assault and/or battery conviction will be more severe if the perpetrator has …

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Money Laundering

Money Laundering

While most people have heard of money laundering, it is actually a fairly new offense that came into being less than four decades ago. Money laundering became illegal under federal law in 1986 when the Congressional Comprehensive Crime Control Act went into effect. Individuals who commit money laundering could find …

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Ponzi Schemes

Ponzi Schemes

White collar crimes are crimes that are non-violent and are committed for personal gain, typically to acquire money. They are typically committed when a person abuses his or her position and uses it to benefit through illegal means. A ponzi scheme is one example of a white collar crime. Conducting …

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