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DuPage County divorce attorney, winning the lottery, file divorce, Illinois Divorce Law, winning lottery ticket, marital property, non-marital propertyWinning the lottery is not always a cause for eternal bliss. If you are going through a divorce when lady luck knocks on your door, notifying your soon-to-be ex-spouse of your win is necessary. Depending on when and how you obtained the lottery ticket, the winnings may be marital property under Illinois law.

Staying Silent May Not be the Best Course of Action

At first, you may be tempted to wait until your divorce is finalized before mentioning your good fortune. However, a court may later find fraud on your behalf and vacate the settlement. When spouses go through a divorce, they are required to disclose all their assets, income sources, and debts to each other. Various forms will need to be filled out in detail and will also require the accompaniment of supporting documents. Deadlines may also be required. In most counties, the form to be completed is a Comprehensive Financial Statement.

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