Ken Griffin and Anne Dias Griffin’s high-asset divorce

A high-asset divorce can sometimes be complex and intense to work through, especially when a family is responsible for personal business ventures that may or may not have been shared. As an Illinois couple begins the process for their high-asset divorce, they may feel a combination of anxiety and determination when it comes to protecting their accomplishments. Recently, one wealthy couple — Ken Griffin and Anne Dias Griffin — made the decision to end their decade-long marriage.Ken Griffin, the billionaire executive who created Citadel Investments, was purportedly the one who filed for divorce from his wife, though the reason has not been released. …

How to determine pet custody is divorce cases

With divorce comes a lot of questions. With so many issues both big and small to figure out, the process of divorce can seem overwhelming. One question not often discussed, yet is certainly a valid concern for many Illinois couples, is how to determine who gets to maintain custody of any family pets after divorce proceedings are finalized.In most states, including Illinois, the family pet is generally considered personal property, and assignment of ownership is addressed during the property division stage of the divorce process. …

Illinois spouses seeking divorce need to protect personal data

As life online is ever-increasing, including how financial accounts are handled and the growth of social media, there is rising concern over who really has access to personal data. Illinois couples who are seeking a divorce should consider how much personal information their soon to be ex has access to and what that may mean. In other words, changing passwords can help prevent a lot of future issues.It is well-known that sharing personal information online can be dangerous, particularly with strangers. …