Can Unmarried Couples Use the Courts to Help Divide Property?

The Illinois Supreme Court will now revisit a 1979 case that held that when an unmarried couple separates, they are barred from going to court to get help in dividing their assets. This has meant that the “richer” partner gets to keep the wealth the couple built during their relationship, and the “poorer” partner (generally the caregiver parent) gets nothing. Read more here. Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

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