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Dealing with the Aftermath of Divorce

The aftermath of divorce proceedings can be quite emotional depending on the settlement, who has primary custody of the children, and what assets have been awarded. It’s easy to lose yourself during this time, even if the divorce process worked … Continue reading

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Reinvent Yourself After Divorce

Life After Divorce Moving on after divorce takes on several considerations. While the statistics on divorce can vary, everyone will have to find a way to move on. The time spent in the relationship, intermingling of families and whether there … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Time to Consider a Divorce

Marriage is seen by many as an institution that will stand the test of time. Nobody gets married with the intention to separate at some point, but years of misery and anger can make even the most optimistic newly-wed couple … Continue reading

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Developing a Parenting Plan That’s Beneficial to Your Children

Parents needing to establish a co-parenting plan during divorce mediation or litigation should really consider both the short-term and long-term ramifications of their decisions. Keep in mind that, if you have young children, you and the other parent might need … Continue reading

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Save Time and Money on Divorce with Mediation

Deciding that it’s time to dissolve a marriage is never easy for either party, even if it’s the best option for you and your family. The stigma surrounding divorce is often one of heated arguments and each party doing his … Continue reading

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Divorce Mediation

Divorce Mediation Looking to get a quick read on divorce mediation? Our new infographic can help with your understanding and we can help with your divorce!

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Divorce

(Adapted from A Presentation to Lilac Tree Attendees on the Nuts and Bolts of Finances in Divorce) In the litigation process, there is a focus on winning and losing.  However, in the Mediation Process and the Collaborative Law Process, the … Continue reading

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Gifts And The Division Of Property

Gifts, Divorce, and The Division of Property in Illinois Our clients frequently ask us how their property will be divided in their divorce. People grow attached to certain possessions and worry that splitting with their spouse will force them to … Continue reading

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The Amicable Divorce

There is a common misconception that divorce is a nasty affair between two bitter spouses, acted out through forceful litigators and numerous trips to court. While such divorces do exist, we believe that they are in the minority. The more … Continue reading

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A Collaborative Divorce Can Save Your Business

  Your small business is vulnerable. Not necessarily to theft, or natural disasters, or even economic downturns. Instead, your small business is vulnerable to domestic instability and to divorce. On a personal level, a divorce is likely to distract a … Continue reading

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