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When Domestic Abuse Affects Children | Family Court Strategies for Parents, Lawyers, Judges & Others

When domestic abuse and children are involved, divorce and custody can be the epitome of high-stakes conflict and frustration and all too frequently protective parents lose custody of their child to a named abuser. Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation … Continue reading

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How TCJA Affects Personal Causality Deductions

With hurricane Florence coming ashore later this week, DBL thought it would be a good time to explain the new application of personal casualty loss under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).  A personal casualty loss is defined as … Continue reading

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Five Examples How GDPR Affects US Small Businesses

Size has no bearing on an organization’s GDPR compliance obligations. GDPR requires process and technology changes across many functional areas. UpCounsel attorney Michael Witt shows five ways how GDPR affects small businesses in the US. Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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How Substance Abuse Affects Divorce

Unfortunately, substance abuse is a common issue in Illinois. When one spouse is abusing alcohol or drugs, life for the other spouse can become very difficult. Oftentimes, substance abuse in a marriage leads to divorce. If you are divorcing a … Continue reading

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How Divorce Affects Your Kids' Self-Esteem — And What to Do About It

Your daily activities as parent help to shape your kids' self-esteem, whether you're aware of it or not. Unfortunately, their self-esteem may plummet in the midst of divorce — especially if you suffer a messy split. Read on for further … Continue reading

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