Illinois Family Law: Retirement Options for Teachers in Illinois

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Retirement issues can be confusing, especially when there is a pension involved and one spouse has Social Security benefits. It is up to each state to decide whether (and which) government employees would be covered by Social Security. Therefore, a state could choose for teachers to participate in Social Security even if they are covered by a stand-alone retirement plan …

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A Few Reasons Why Same-Sexed Couples Should Seek Counsel Before They Say “I Do”

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On June 24, 2011, New York enacted the Marriage Equality Act.  The Act goes into effect on July 24, 2011.  New York is now the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.  There are a couple reasons why it is important for same same-sexed couples to seek counsel before “tying the knot.” 1.  Prenuptial agreements are especially important for same-sexed couples …

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