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Should you wait to take control of your finances during divorce?

While there are plenty of warnings out there about the consequences you could face if you move money around, hide assets or spend frivolously during your divorce, it is not required that you suspend all efforts to deal with your finances. In fact, if you are getting divorced in Illinois, one of the first things you should do is begin taking the steps to organize and manage your money to prepare for independence again. 

Continuing coverage with your ex-spouse's insurance

Pending divorce proceedings in Fox Lake offer you the chance to sit and consider those things that will change once your divorce becomes final. One of them may be the association that you have with your ex-spouse’s employer. While that may seem to be a small matter at first, the thought can quickly become alarming once you realize that it may be only through said employer’s group health plan that you are able to afford the cost of healthcare for you and your children. Many in your same situation have come to us here at Soffietti, Johnson, Teegen, Argueta & Bawcum, LTD panicked that they will be with health insurance. Are such concerns valid?

Defining workers' compensation requirements

If one is injured at work in Waukegan, workers’ compensation should help to cover the costs associated with that injury. At least that is the assumption that most have. Yet should workers’ compensation benefits be a hope or an expectation? Many might fear going to their employer after having sustained an injury while on the job and being told that their companies do not offer workers’ compensation benefits (presumably because they are not required to). Knowing, then, exactly who is required to provide workers’ compensation benefits to their employees will go a long way in assuaging these concerns. 

Workers' compensation coverage scope

If you have a job in Illinois, you should be aware of your rights as an employee and how you can protect yourself in a variety of situations. One of these situations may involve after you may be involved in a work-related accident. Another situation that may require your action could be if you develop an illness that is somehow connected to the environment in which you work or the nature of the work you are required to perform. 

DUI defense options in Illinois

Being pulled over and asked to perform a Breathalyzer test can be a surprising thing to happen to you, and you will likely be nervous or upset when you have this experience. It may be difficult to recall the events in detail, because the entire episode may feel like a blur. If your Breathalyzer test measured your blood alcohol percentage (BAC) at 0.08% or higher, you will be facing DUI charges.

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