Do dogs know that you love them?
Yes, your dog knows how much you love him! Dogs and humans have a very special relationship, where dogs have actually hijacked the human oxytocin bonding pathway that is normally reserved for our babies. When you stare at your dog, both your oxytocin levels go up, the same as when you pet them and play with them.
Who gets house in divorce Illinois?
Illinois is not a community property state – it is an “equitable division” state. That means marital property and debts need not be divided 50 / 50. Rather, the law requires property to be divided “equitably.” Many cases are resolved with 60/40, 70/30 splits and some even allocate ALL marital property to one spouse.
Does Illinois require separation before divorce?
The state of Illinois requires the spouses to live separate and apart for six months prior to filing for divorce. However, this rule can be waived under some circumstances, including mutual agreement of the parties.
Is a house owned before marriage marital property in Illinois?
Marital property is any property that was acquired by either spouse during the marriage, using marital funds. Similarly, a house owned by one spouse alone before the marriage can become marital property if both spouses pay the mortgage and other expenses.