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December 13, 2018

Divorce Mediation | Uncontested Divorce Denver If you are getting a divorce, then sooner or later you will be thinking about moving on. While some divorcees have been "burned" and avoid future relationships, others are likely to go "on the market" quickly.

Some states have legal minimum waiting periods. Colorado is not one of those states. In fact, Colorado has pretty lax laws about getting a marriage license. However, your...

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December 07, 2018

If you're planning to get divorced, you undoubtedly have a lot of questions on your mind. While it certainly isn't at the top of the list, one question you probably have is: "How much does it cost?"

divorce mediation chicagoEven if you reach an uncontested divorce -- meaning that both you and your spouse agree to the divorce and plan to remain amicable during the proceedings -- a...

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November 28, 2018

Marriage is a long-term commitment. When you looked at your partner and said, "I do," you were both joined in a deeply profound way. However, while the vows might say, "Till death do you part," there are times where a marriage just doesn't work out. Whether it's because you weren't really right for each other to begin with, or because you became very different people over the years, divorce is a fairly common reality in the world we live in.

But why does it happen? While uncontested divorce is typically the result of many different factors all working in...

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November 21, 2018

Divorce is never easy. Families are affected in so many different ways, and to say that life is not going to be the same for any family member is not an overstatement. Even uncontested and "friendly" divorces can wreak havoc to what once was a sound family unit. If children are involved, custody matters are an issue. Then there are the questions of who will get the family pet; where is each parent going to live; which partner retains the family valuables; who pays tuition, and so many other questions.

Contested or not, your divorce has legal ramifications. That's where Split Simple, the Chicago divorce mediator team comes into play...

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November 14, 2018

Even when a couple agrees the best solution to their ongoing marital issues is divorce, there are still issues which cause conflict. Unfortunately, the traditional divorce process in Illinois and Colorado usually means these conflicts require intervention between two attorneys who have no vested interest in the outcome. This is one of the reasons more couples than ever are turning to divorce mediation to help avoid conflict during an uncontested divorce in Chicago.

Typical Uncontested Divorce...

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October 31, 2018

Going through a divorce, whether you were the one who wanted it or not, can be a scary and difficult time. It can be even worse if you have no idea what is going to happen.

Because of this, it is important that you know what happens during (and after) a divorce. Here are some things that you need to know about.

The Chicago Divorce Mediation Process

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October 26, 2018

There are many choices to make once you and your partner decide to officially end your marriage. First, know that not all divorce cases are resolved in a courtroom battle. A couple can indeed divorce without each obtaining a lawyer to litigate for his/her side. Instead, spouses agree upon an uncontested divorce. You can obtain union dissolution with or without divorce mediation in Chicago. Before you choose whether or not to have a mediator, you need to know the definition of an uncontested divorce.

Definition of Uncontested Divorce

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October 18, 2018

Going through divorce mediation in Chicago can feel like your whole world is crumbling. It can feel like you are losing an uphill battle. Some days are going to be harder than others. The truth is that your life is going to change (a lot) and you are going to have to roll with the punches until you find a new normal.

uncontested divorce chicago ilIf you are a parent, it can be even worse. You don't have to get out of...

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October 10, 2018

When you are seeking an uncontested divorce in Chicago, there are many benefits to seeking divorce mediation services to ensure that the split goes according to plan. This is no different for couples in the Chicago area that are looking to get a divorce. The splitting process can be a long one, even with the benefits of having a divorce mediator involved to help ensure things go smoothly. However, this extra time that it takes can pay off by ensuring that the...

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October 05, 2018

You're in the middle of divorce mediation in Denver, and suddenly, you've realized something: you have no idea what's going to happen to Fluffy. Unlike your children, chances are, you don't want to share custody of your pets--though that's an option you and your former spouse can consider, if you'd like. As you're considering your divorce or going through mediation, there are several things that you should ask concerning how you'll choose to handle your pets.

Question #1: Who Gets the Pets?

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