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The Legal Implications Associated with Surrogacy

Many couples who are facing issues with fertility choose to consider surrogacy as an alternative for building a family. A surrogate is a person who carries a child to birth for a couple known as the intended parents. Surrogacy is hardly a modern phenomenon; however, the practice has been growing since the 1970s. As of

Changes in the Maintenance Law: What You Need to Know

Due to modifications made in the Illinois Marriage Dissolution of Marriage Act, the way that alimony, also called maintenance, is calculated has been altered. The amendments were initially effective in January of 2015 and are vital for anyone planning to file for divorce in the state of Illinois. To better understand these changes and how