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Common Legal Mistakes New Business Owners Should Avoid

Common Legal Mistakes New Business Owners Should Avoid

Every business needs legal support, but many business owners do not prioritize it. As a business entity operating out of Illinois, you need a seasoned attorney to help with different aspects of the law related to your operations. It helps minimize risk and prevent...

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Can I Change My Divorce Attorney?

Can I Change My Divorce Attorney?

If you are in the middle of divorce proceedings, you may feel like you need better legal representation than you have. This is not without its difficulty, but if you think a switch is in your best interests, it is worth it. Divorces come with many changes and...

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Mediation for Child Custody in Illinois

Mediation for Child Custody in Illinois

Getting a divorce is a big decision, and it is even more complicated when children are involved. One of the most sensitive issues that arise from this is the matter of child custody. If both parties would rather avoid the process of litigation or the divorce is...

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Partition Lawsuits and what do to about them

Partition Lawsuits and what do to about them

A partition lawsuit is a type of legal action involving the owners of a property. If a property has two or more joint owners and they cannot agree to sell or dispose of the property, any of the owners can file such a lawsuit in relevant courts. What issues can lead to...

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Pre-Divorce Planning

Pre-Divorce Planning

If you haven’t thought about it yet, having a pre-divorce is the first step to take when separation is sure. Here at Hecht Schondorf, we are passionate about minimizing the impact of divorce separation on family members. Keeping the impending split in focus, plan by...

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Property Division in the State of Illinois

Property Division in the State of Illinois

Different states have laws peculiar to them regarding property division between spouses in a divorce. In Illinois, equitable distribution is practiced, and we adhere to the principle stated in the equitable distribution statute. 750 ILCS 5/503 (d), Which says," the...

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Legal Strategy for Business Formulation and Organization

Legal Strategy for Business Formulation and Organization

When a business comes into existence, it is bound to face different challenges, which may be harder initially. It gets easier to deal with these obstacles over time, but you will need all the support you can get to pull through. That's where we at Hecht Schondorf come...

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Legal Guide to Zoning Changes

Legal Guide to Zoning Changes

Zoning is the division of the municipality into different zones such as industrial, residential, and commercial areas. In each zone, there are usually specific laws that guide the property owners. The regulations may restrict certain building heights or permit a...

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5 Common Mistakes To Avoid During Divorce Proceedings

5 Common Mistakes To Avoid During Divorce Proceedings

Just like you, most individuals going through divorce have little to no experience with divorce proceedings. While battling with the emotional toll of divorce, it is common to miss out on important information or make grave mistakes that can come back to bite you...

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Common Types of Business Contracts

Common Types of Business Contracts

Are you planning to launch your own business? We know you probably will be juggling many essential tasks, such as finalizing a business model, arranging the finances, and hiring staff, among a host of other things. However, there’s another very crucial aspect you...

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