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  • Common Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

    Although no two divorce cases are the same, it’s important to note that there is a right way and a wrong way to handle how you and your spouse terminate your marriage. If you’re contemplating filing for divorce or in the midst of the divorce process, understanding how to avoid foreseeable obstacles can make all the difference. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains a few ...
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  • Six Modern Divorce Trends

    Several divorce trends that once held steady for a long time have begun to change in recent years due in large part to a new generation of people growing up, marrying, and then choosing to divorce. In this blog, we take a look at six trends that have begun to change in recent years and discuss why this change may be occurring. Divorces Are Decreasing This may come as a surprise to some people, but ...
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  • Holiday Custody and Visitation Issues

    While the holiday season can be a difficult time for divorced parents, it can be especially tough for newly divorced couples who are still coming to terms with their post-divorce life. When dealing with divorce, it can be hard to manage holiday custody and visitation orders. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains a few common custody issues people may be faced with during the holiday ...
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  • Debunking Mediation Myths

    Couples who wish to end their marriage in amicably and quickly tend to utilize the services of a mediator who can help them through the process. Mediation is a good alternative for couples who agree to the terms of their divorce and want to terminate their marriage in a way that is cost effective. If you’re contemplating the idea of mediation and don’t know if it’s a good option ...
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  • Obstacles in Late-Life Divorces

    Couples who enter a divorce after the age of 60 may be faced with obstacles that are unique to late-life divorces. Unfortunately, older couples terminate their marriage for the same reason a younger couple would. Regardless of the reason, there are complexities inherent to these types of divorces that older couples must be able to navigate. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains how ...
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  • What Are Hidden Assets?

    When it comes time to divide property in a divorce, some individuals go to extreme lengths to hide certain assets in an attempt to save them from being divided. Regardless of the circumstances of your divorce, hiding assets is never a good idea and there’s a good chance that, if caught, you’ll find yourself dealing with more legal trouble than you’ve bargained for. In this blog, ...
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  • Three Ways to Help Your Attorney

    Your attorney has a very difficult job to do. On one hand, they are a uniquely qualified individual who has the skill and experience to handle complex divorce proceedings, but simultaneously they must be able to provide reliable and personalized counsel that is sensitive to their clients’ needs. Because of the gravity of this task, it is important to help your lawyer whenever possible. While ...
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  • What to Bring to Your Divorce Consultation

    Whether you’re initiating the divorce or on the receiving end of divorce papers, one of the first steps you will take in the process is scheduling a consultation with a divorce attorney. While this consultation won’t take longer than an hour, the information shared and discussed during that initial meeting is extremely crucial to the course your case takes. In this blog, our Illinois ...
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  • The Importance of Hiring an Experienced Divorce Attorney

    When facing something as life-changing as divorce, it’s important that you put your best foot forward by hiring an attorney who has the skill, experience, and qualifications to guide you through the process. In this blog, our Illinois divorce lawyer explains the importance of hiring a trusted legal professional to handle your divorce. Reduces Stress Going through a divorce is undoubtedly ...
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  • Common Divorce Misconceptions

    Divorce has been stigmatized as a result of a number of myths and misconceptions, typically perpetuated by the public. If you’re filing for divorce, it’s important that you have a firm understanding of the process and the reality of what a divorce actually entails. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains the most common divorce misconceptions. It’s Always Expensive ...
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  • Knowing When to Switch Divorce Attorneys

    The quality of representation you choose to hire is in your control – should you find yourself with representation that is unsatisfactory, you should not hesitate to take action and move forward in your case with another lawyer by your side. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains when to know it’s time to switch divorce attorneys. Lack of Availability There are a number ...
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  • Explaining Divorce To Your Children

    Breaking the news of a divorce to a child can often be the toughest part of the process and the effect a divorce can have on a child is profound. There are things you can to do ensure that the conversations that take place regarding the divorce are handled properly. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney shares tips on explaining divorce to your children. Avoid a House Divided If you have ...
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