The 5 Golden Rules to Avoid Conflict in Divorce

Posted July 17, 2019

You and your spouse are planning a divorce, an event that will be different from anything else you have ever planned. Chances are that feelings are hurt and you’re having to completely reassess what you want out of life. This is a time of high emotion and conflict is so

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Tips to Deal with Your Finances After Divorce

Posted July 3, 2019

Divorce can be a scary time in your life, no matter how long you have been married. You have gotten used to sharing your life with someone. Many couples also share their finances. They combine their income and work together to pay off their expenses. Some even decide to live

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The New Tax Laws Are Changing Divorce

Posted June 27, 2019

The laws surrounding alimony payments have remained unchanged in the U.S. for over half a century. However, spousal support payments of the future are altering the traditional rules of divorce court. In 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, making big changes to the way alimony

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How Long After a Divorce Before You Can Remarry in CO?

Posted June 12, 2019

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.

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Finances of Divorce: Equitable Distribution

Posted June 5, 2019

When you decide to file for an uncontested divorce in Chicago, the court does not award half of the assets and debts to each spouse. Instead, the court equitably divides the property. Some property is considered “non-marital.” This means that either spouse solely owns that property. That property is set

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The Not-So-Hidden Costs of Conflict in Divorce

Posted May 29, 2019

In Illinois, there are two ways to get a divorce. You can take it to a judge and fight over every detail, known as a “Contested Divorce”. Or you can take it to a mediator and work out everything before the paperwork sees a courthouse, known as an “Uncontested Divorce”.

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8 Tips for Handling the Post-Divorce Financial Transition

Posted May 22, 2019

Getting divorced is a huge transition in anyone’s life, no matter how long you were married or how much household there is to divide. You may have braced yourself for the emotional impact of divorce but many divorcees falter during the financial transition from married to single and separate. The

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