Dealing with domestic abuse during a pandemic is devastating but, please know that you are not alone! Know your rights, and contact Allen Gabe Law, P.C. for any and all inquiries for divorce, restraining orders, and child custody concerns.      

For new relationships, couples who have just moved in together, and those who already spend every waking minute together, they may not notice much of a difference when all of their time is spent in quarantine. Other married couples simply just function well together, even under stressful circumstances, like extended stay-at-home orders. One spouse will…

Like other trends, divorces are higher during specific times of the year compared to others. While the reasons for divorce vary, couples may choose to file right away or wait for the perfect time. In fact, many divorce attorneys see evidence as to why they are higher during the beginning of the year or springtime…

A common misconception is that only wealthy couples need a prenuptial agreement. A young woman who anticipates inheriting a massive sum of money will benefit from a prenup just as equally as an eager entrepreneur with only a hundred dollars and loads of debt to his name. Without a contract outlining what happens to each…

Most parents keep their child’s best interests at heart when making decisions, but divorce can make things more complicated. Divorcing dads understand that other things factor into a judge’s decision making when determining the custody of the child going forward. While you are fighting for joint custody, sole custody, or visitation of some other kind,…

High conflict couples are driven to wield unbridled power. In high conflict relationships, dominating the other spouse or family members takes precedence over reasonable communications. In the midst of child custody disputes, high conflict couples are riddled with anger and fear—which in no way help them reach agreeable solutions. Mediation, arbitration and, in rare instances,…

The process of gaining full custody of your children is a stressful process. In this guide, we will cover the steps you need to take to obtain sole custody of your children in Illinois.

Whether divorced parents should pursue a co-parenting or parallel parenting arrangement depends on the situation between the parents.  The following is a description of both post-divorce parenting options to help divorced parents decide which arrangement will work best for their children. 

Adopting a child is certainly a life-changing and fulfilling experience – both for you and the new member of the family. But while it is a great deed and exciting, there are a number of factors to keep in mind. It’s also important to understand that after reviewing the process with your family, you still…

Deciding to file for a divorce is not a choice that should be made on a whim.  Divorces are long, messy situations that will require plenty of your time, money, and effort, and they affect more people than just the divorcing spouses.  Divorce proceedings are always more complicated and often more painful if there are…

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