How Much Does it Cost to File for Divorce in Cook County?

Posted December 8, 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?” Even if you reach an uncontested divorce — meaning that both you and

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The 5 Most Common Reasons for Divorce

Posted 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

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The Finances Involved in a Divorce

Posted 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

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Uncontested Divorce Doesn’t Mean Absence of Conflict

Posted 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

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So, You’ve Filed for Divorce. What’s Next?

Posted 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)

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Uncontested Divorce: Do You Have to Use a Mediator in Chicago?

Posted 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

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How Long Does Chicago Divorce Mediation Take?

Posted 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

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Who Gets the Pets in Your Divorce?

Posted October 5, 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

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What Chicago Residents May Not Know About Uncontested Divorce

Posted September 26, 2018

Divorce is one of the most stressful events in a person's life and although the State of Illinois is reported as having one of the lowest rates of divorce in America, the most recent numbers indicate 30 percent of couples in Cook County were divorced. When we watch dramatic television

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