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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What Happens After Divorce?

Posted September 19, 2018

We've all heard news stories of a messy divorce, and have even witnessed it within our circle of friends and acquaintances. What prevents a divorce from becoming contentious? There are many answers, including a willingness to work together and to approach the divorce like a professional. Another key component is

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How Kids Experience Divorce and How You Can Help

Posted September 8, 2018

No one ever gets married with plans to divorce in the future so when that time comes, it causes a slew of emotions for both spouses from anger to disappointment to pain to feelings of inadequacy, and everything in between. In fact, The Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory lists divorce as the second-largest source

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Is it Possible to Avoid Conflict in Divorce?

Posted September 8, 2018

When a partnership works wonderfully, it's a beautiful thing. A great marriage is a joy to behold. A marriage beyond hope is quite the opposite. When a couple decides to undo their wedding vows, all sorts of emotions are bound to arise. Anger, disappointment, frustration and betrayal may be felt

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His House, Her House- What Items Should You Duplicate?

Posted August 15, 2018

When you're in the initial stages of the Chicago divorce mediation process, everything seems confusing–including how you're going to handle dividing your children's possessions. What items do you really need to have two of? What items can easily move back and forth between different parents' homes? There are several key

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