Rincker Law is now on Pinterest!

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If you are anything like me, Pinterest can be quite addicting.  I use it to find recipes, party ideas, office decoration ideas and heck – even chicken coop ideas.  You can now find Rincker Law, PLLC on Pinterest here!  Would love a follow and start pinning!

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Client Cosmolex Portal

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Rincker Law, PLLC has been using Cosmolex for the last year.  Cosmolex offers an opportunity for us to have a Client Cosmolex Portal.  Client invoices, court pleadings, and correspondence is saved into your Cosmolex portal.  You are also able to upload documents into the portal to send them to us.  This can work great for confidential documents such as tax …

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Cari Rincker Featured in the “Women of the ASA” Series in the Register

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I’m very proud of my Simmental roots and incredibly honored to have been featured in the October issue of the Register by the American Simmental Association.  You can find the article on Page 20 of this issue.  It highlights my activities with the American Junior Simmental Association, which played a significant role to my path to success, and what lead …

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Ask Cari: When is a Marriage Irretrievably Broken? How do you Calculate this in Months?

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A divorce just takes one party to want to get a divorce in most states. States like Illinois and New York both require the “ground” that the marriage is irretrievably broken. Similarly, it only takes one party to state under oath that the marriage is irretrievably broken. It doesn’t mean you two aren’t having sex or aren’t living together – …

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It’s Prenup Season Folks for Summer Weddings- Here Are a Few Quick Tips to Keep in Mind

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This time of year is my favorite season — and sometimes I refer to it as Prenup Season. Why? Couples planning to tie the knot this spring or summer may be considering a prenup.  I also posted a quick video here on the topic. Here are three tips for the betrothed who want a prenuptial agreement: The sooner, the better. …

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Ask Cari: 3 Things Families Should Consider During COVID-19 Pandemic and Shelter in Place

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Our phones have been ringing off the hook during this pandemic – we have all been affected by this virus and it’s times like now that remind us about what is important in life.  Here are 3 considerations/ reminders during this time: Parenting Time During Shelter in Place- Most states have carve-outs during the shelter in place for parenting time.  Speak …

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Illinois Family Law: Parenting Time and Shelter in Place

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We have received a lot of questions from folks about what to do about parenting time orders in the midst of a shelter in place.The current Shelter in Place Executive Order in Response to COVID-19 presently in place specifically excludes under Paragraph 14(e) “[t]ravel required by law enforcement or court order, including to transport children pursuant to a custody agreement.” …

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Ask Kym: How Do I Co-Parent Amidst COVID-19?

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In the past few days, we have had numerous calls on this issue.  While there is no clear law as to what rules apply to parenting time and visitation during a pandemic like COVID-19, since this is an unprecedented global health crisis, I wanted to provide some suggestions to our clients and potential clients who co-parent.  Please remember that although …

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Overview of the Uniform Child Custody Enforcement Act

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In way of background, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act was enacted in 1968.  It was revisited an amended 30 years later with the formation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act in 1997.  It has been adopted in all 50 states and was adopted in Illinois in 2003. Definition of Child Custody Proceeding – this includes proceedings involving legal …

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Ask Kym: Parenting Time Under Illinois Law with Coronovirus Outbreak

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As you can imagine, this issue has been arising in child custody cases around the country. I have received this question from several clients, like yourself, who are concerned about court ordered parenting time agreements.  While there is no clear law on it since this is an unprecedented global health crisis, I will inform you of the relevant laws in …

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COBRA Basics for Divorcing Families

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As a divorce attorney, I get a lot of questions about Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (“COBRA”).  More specific information relating to your family’s health insurance should be investigated by you and your spouse via the applicable employer. Generally speaking, COBRA is governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) and applies to covered employees, their spouses, their former …

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