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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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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