Allen Gabe

About Allen Gabe

As a specialist in divorce law, family law, litigation, real estate and business and corporate law, Allen has provided responsible legal representation for clients in a wide variety of matters for over 30 years. Allen is also a sought-after public speaker within the attorney community.

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When deciding between a collaborative divorce and a traditional divorce, divorcing couples are advised to factor in the advantages and disadvantages of each process. See how you can benefit from a collaborative divorce.

On many occasions, the Christmas party is followed by the “divorce party”. In the United States, January is the peak time for divorce filings, giving the first month of the year the nickname Divorce Month. Divorce attorneys are inundated at the turn of the year with a surge of cases.

It is important to ask the right questions during your first meeting with a divorce attorney to ensure that they are the best fit for your case. 

Family law attorneys have reported an increase in requests for pre-nuptial agreements from marrying couples, and much of the increase can be attributed to the Millennial generation.

It is important for parents to handle breaking the news of a divorce to their children delicately to keep a positive relationship with them and reassure them that they are still loved by both parents.

Infidelity is a major problem among American married couples as some studies have found that at least 40 percent of marriages involve adultery from one or both partners.  Adultery can bring a lot of pain and suffering to a family and in most cases, it even leads to divorce.  When a married couple goes through…

According to Illinois family law, a child’s legal parents are responsible for the minor’s financial security and welfare. Stepparents do not have a legal obligation to support stepchildren. The law is designed to serve the child—not the parents. As a result, remarriage does not impact child maintenance payments. Illinois courts follow guidelines established by the…

Child custody laws in Illinois are rarely general guidelines. Rather, child custody orders issued by the courts must be strictly followed. Violations of child custody orders can result in stiff punishments. Here’s how to respond when an ex fails to abide by custody orders. When a marriage ends, the divorcing parents will be given a…

If you have young children and are going through a divorce, the courts will determine child custody or parental responsibilities. People often refer to “custody” for both legal and physical custody, but they are two separate decisions. Know that it’s possible for children to spend half their time with you, but your ex still has…

Laws surrounding spousal support, also known as alimony or maintenance, have recently undergone major changes when it comes to taxation. According to current Illinois law, recipients of spousal support no longer need to claim it as income, and payors may no longer deduct alimony on tax forms. Alimony is awarded to one spouse during or…

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