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4 Financial Mistakes in Divorce

When a couple chooses to dissolve their marriage, there is often more focus put on what to do during a divorce than what not to do during a divorce. The dissolution of marriage puts both spouses through a great deal … Continue reading

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What Are the Dangers of Parental Alienation?

What most children of divorce want most is the love, support, and presence of both of their parents. Divorce is often as difficult, if not more so, for children involved as it is for their parents.If the process is filled … Continue reading

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Post-Decree FAQ

Post-decree proceedings can occur after a divorce, dissolution of marriage, judgement of paternity, or legal separation have taken place. Typically, these proceedings modify aspects of a divorce decree, such as property allocation, child support, allocation of parental responsibilities, spousal maintenance, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Co-Parenting After Divorce

Divorce isn’t easy, and neither are the painful readjustments that accompany it. Transitions and visitation are difficult — emotionally, mentally, and logistically. Co-parenting can get especially tricky when young children are involved, as you and your ex will need to … Continue reading

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First Steps Toward Divorce

You’ve moved past the point of considering a divorce and think it may be time to take action, but what should you do now? While television has sensationalized divorce and made contested, messy divorces a part of popular culture, the … Continue reading

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How to Move on After Divorce

Divorce, even a no-fault divorce or a mediation that was cost-effective and timely, can be a painful, life-altering experience. Dealing with the aftermath of a divorce can be difficult, even if the court finds in your favor. When the dust … Continue reading

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Divorce FAQ

The emotional strain of a divorce can be even more painful when you’re unsure how to go about getting one. You may be asking yourself, “Should I get a divorce,” or “Where do I start?” Conniff Law Offices is a … Continue reading

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What is a No-Fault Divorce in Illinois?

Illinois has allowed no-fault divorces as part of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) for some time, but revisions to the IMDMA in 2016 turned Illinois into a pure no-fault state. This means that alleged causes for … Continue reading

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Adultery & Divorce in Illinois

Before January 1, 2016, Illinois divorce laws recognized fault grounds for divorce, including adultery, alcoholism, mental and physical abuse, and more. However, changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act removed those grounds and made Illinois a pure … Continue reading

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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. No matter how well prepared you were, it’s easy to lose yourself during this … Continue reading

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