Law Offices of Robert M. Kaplan, P.C.


What You Should Know About Child Support

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It’s a given that parents have a financial obligation to support their dependent children. When parents live together, they financially support their children together. When parents do not live together, custody arrangements may vary, but in many cases, children live with one parent most of the time or half of the time. Depending on a number of factors, one parent might be required to pay the other parent child support.

Here are a few things you should know about child support.

Who Will Likely Have to Pay Child Support and for How Long

Most states have child support guidelines in place and the child support paid by one parent to ...

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Misconceptions Regarding Division of Property

Division of Property Law in Schaumburg

As common as divorce has become in the state of Illinois, the division of property in Hoffman Estates still brings up a lot of questions by couples who are going through the process. In fact, there are a lot of misconceptions regarding division of property in a divorce. Let’s go over a few of them here.

All Marital Assets Are “Community Property”

Many people believe that their possessions belong to them, even when there is a divorce. This is not true, however. In the state of Illinois, assets owned by a couple before they file are community property. That said, one spouse can claim an asset as their own, ...

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Signs You May Need to File for Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy has lost a lot of its stigma in recent years, and it seems like everyone from big corporations to mainstream celebrities is filing for bankruptcy. Even so, filing for bankruptcy is still a major decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly.

If you are in financial trouble, how do you know if filing for bankruptcy is the right decision for you? Let’s take a look at some of the signs you may need to file for bankruptcy.

You Can’t Keep Up With Your Bills

You've depleted your savings and are considering cashing out your retirement savings to pay your bills. You're living on credit cards and your debt increases rather ...

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How a Lawyer Can Help During Your Real Estate Transactions

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Most first time home buyers know how complicated and overwhelming the purchase of real estate can be, which is why it may be beneficial to have an attorney walk you through the process. Even if you have plenty of experience in real estate, each purchase and sale is different and can have different legal obligations. Robert M. Kaplan is experienced in real estate law and can assist you in staying informed during the process of buying or selling your real estate.

Real Estate Law in Schaumburg


Buying a home is often one of the largest and most complicated purchases anyone will make during their life. There are many facets involved in ...

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Legal Benefits of Civil Unions

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Even though all couples are now able to legally get married, civil unions can still be an option for many people. They offer most of the same rights that married couples have but without the access to some of the federal benefits. At the Law Office of Robert M. Kaplan, PC we are experienced in cases for both entering into and exiting out of civil unions, both of which are separate from our marriage and divorce services, giving you more precise and relevant information.

Rights for Civil Unions in Illinois

Civil unions in Illinois grant couples all of the same rights as a married couple, but in many states, your civil ...

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How to Identify a Trustworthy Family Law Office

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Generally, lawyers are not known for their trustworthiness, which can make it extremely difficult to find the right family law office. People often need lawyers during the most stressful times in their lives, which is why the Robert M. Kaplan, P.C. and his team at the Law Offices of Robert M. Kaplan do their best to meet your needs and make your family law case go as smoothly as possible.

Choosing a Family Law Office

  • Experience – One of the aspects of finding a lawyer with ample experience is they know what they are doing. Robert M. Kaplan has over twenty years of experience in family law so you can be ...

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How We Can Help You Through (The Legalities Of) Your Divorce

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Going through a divorce can be a stressful and emotionally draining experience. Yet, finding a lawyer that will walk you through every step of the process can help take some of that stress off your shoulders. Every divorce is different so at the Law Offices of Robert M. Kaplan P.C. we will do our best to make sure you understand the process and what to expect during every part of your divorce hearing from child support to custody.

How We Can Guide You Through Your Divorce

When it comes to divorce, there are many legalities that need to be considered. Those with children will often find the process more difficult than those ...

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