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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 truly understanding, in advance, what actually happens after a divorce. Here is a rundown of some important aspects of that.

 

Alimony

 

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September 12, 2018

Divorce, Separation and Legal Separation in chicagoMarriages come to an end for a lot of different reasons, and these ends are not always dramatic and television-worthy. Sometimes a relationship comes to a natural end, with both parties ready to move on though there was a time they thought that would be impossible. Others end as underlying problems are revealed, you grow apart, you start finding each other annoying, or an old hurt you thought you...

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September 07, 2018

Helping Children in Divorce in DenverNo 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 of stress for human beings.

But notice, this is "human beings" (not...

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September 07, 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 by one or both parties. That said, is it ever possible to avoid conflict in divorce? It is, if you heed a few savvy suggestions.

Divorce Mediation in Chicago

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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 things to take into consideration for your children when you're setting up a custody plan and two households following the divorce.

The Bedroom

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August 08, 2018

When you're in the middle of a divorce, you can find plenty of things to argue with your spouse about. Your children, however, shouldn't be one of them! Your goal for your children should be to disrupt their lives as little as possible and to ensure that they have the things that they need. To this end, it's important to consider several key things throughout the divorce process. 

Consideration #1: What Do Your Children Need, Financially Speaking?

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August 07, 2018

Financial Planning in Your DivorceDivorce is devastating in a number of different ways--but one of the biggest challenges many people face are in their finances. During the years of your marriage, you shared a budget with your spouse: combined income that went into paying for your lodging, your food, and your other expenses. Once you're divorced, on the other hand, you'll have to take a new look at your finances. Crafting a budget on your own, especially if it's the first time in years that...

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August 07, 2018

When you're in the middle of a divorce, it's natural for conflict to arise. Most of the time, you aren't divorcing your spouse because you're able to easily meet in the middle! It's important to remember, however, that conflict in divorce doesn't help anyone. The smoother the process goes, the more you'll be able to avoid attorney fees--not to mention the fact that decreasing conflict can also help increase the odds that you'll get closer to your goals when you reach a settlement. Follow these strategies from our Chicago divorce mediators to help decrease...

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July 18, 2018

Hiring a Denver divorce mediator to work through your divorce case might be the easiest way to move forward. However, before you consider how you will go through your divorce without a lawyer, one should understand some of the basics of the laws surrounding divorce in the state of Colorado.

What Are The Basic Laws For Divorce In Denver?

To be eligible for divorce in the city of Denver (or in any part of the state of Colorado), one of the spouses in the relationship must have resided in the state of Colorado for at least 90 days (3 months) prior to filing...

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July 13, 2018

When you are going through the divorce mediation process in Chicago, there will be a lot to consider. At the same time, there will also be lots of things that you can ask to be resolved or solved throughout your divorce mediation as well.

Chicago Divorce MediationTo get the most of out of your divorce mediation process in Chicago, it...

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