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Blog Posts in April, 2018

  • Will a Divorce Affect My Taxes?

    The end of a marriage is not only devastating, but it also leaves a number of financial and logistical issues in its wake. One of the main problems that many separating couples may need educate themselves about is how divorce will change their tax burden. Below are the following topics that might make the first year of tax-paying after divorce more complex—and how to deal with these changes. ...
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  • How to Communicate with Your Spouse during Divorce

    If you and your soon-to-be-ex had a difficult time communicating while you were together, how are you supposed to communicate now that you are going through a divorce ? It is important to understand that channeling your anger and frustration will have consequences. A lack of constructive communication can result in a lack of productive legal action, leading to additional costs (e.g. attorney fees, ...
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  • Does Infidelity Affect Divorce in Illinois?

    If you discover that your spouse is having an extramarital affair with another person, you may wish to file for divorce on grounds of adultery. However, doing so might not lead to the results you are looking for. Although Illinois recognizes adultery as divorce grounds, you could most likely end your marriage in a quicker and more economical manner if you filed on the state’s no-fault ...
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  • Tips for a Happier Divorce

    Regardless of whether you decided to end your marriage or your spouse did, getting divorced is painful. Nobody gets married and expects for the marriage to end. Divorce can be expensive, stressful, difficult for your children, and erratic. While it may not quite seem possible now, you can have a happier life after divorce than you can imagine. Keep in mind, the happiness won’t just become ...
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