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How Many Marriages End in Divorce?

You may have heard the statistic that more than half of all marriages end in divorce, however, that is not currently the case in the United States. What percentage of marriages end in divorce? In the U.S., that number is … 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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Annulment vs. Divorce

When comparing annulment vs. divorce, many individuals assume that an annulment is the easiest route to take and that a divorce will come with unwanted complications. Frequently, the exact opposite is true. When you work with an experienced family law … Continue reading

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How to Have a Smooth Divorce

Divorce doesn’t have to be distressing or expensive; there are ways to have a quick and affordable divorce. Collaborative divorce and divorce mediation allow couples to openly discuss issues that are commonly addressed during divorce proceedings, such as what’s best … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Divorce

Preparing for divorce can be a confusing and difficult time, and many people find themselves unprepared for, and even sometimes uninterested in, a long legal process. But with the right research and the right early steps, you can learn how … Continue reading

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Divorce Around the Holidays

The holiday season is a time to be thankful for all we have, celebrate with friends and family, exchange gifts, and ring in the New Year with a renewed hope. If you’re recently divorced or separated, you probably want to … Continue reading

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Common Law Marriage in Illinois

Marriage isn’t for everyone. It may appeal to one couple, while another couple is content living together without a formal ceremony or marriage license. The latter is what is called a “common law marriage.” What is Common Law Marriage? Marriage … Continue reading

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