Illinois courts, like those all across the country, often function at full capacity. With the sheer number of legal disputes heard in state courtrooms on any given day, it can be easy to see how they can get backed up now and then. Though, that's little consolation for the thousands of people that find themselves navigating through the legal system each year. Divorce litigation may at least begin to move along a bit more smoothly if new legislation is passed into law. And while that alone is a promising prospect for many, there's also hope that the proposed bills will ease the burden on separating couples and their families.