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Stepparent Adoption – What You Need to Know

Children who do not have two biological parents can be considered for adoption.  In some cases, like a stepparent adoption, children can be adopted even if they have two biological parents.  Adoption is the legal process a person would undergo to make themselves the biological parent of that child.  What is Stepparent Adoption? There are

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Beware When Using a Therapist in a Family Law Case

There are so many different reasons why you may consider using a therapist in your family law case. Often, couples going through a divorce have their own personal therapists.  This can be a very healthy way to deal with the difficult personal situation they are going through. Some parents need a therapist to assist them

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Is Family Therapy Right for My Family?

Trying family therapy or working with a family therapist can be life-changing for some families. It allows an outlet for all of the built-up tension, anxiety, and anger. Family therapy can allow you to release your frustrations and teach you ways to better cope with these unfamiliar and extremely difficult situations like divorce and separation.

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Illinois Order of Protection – Advice from a Chicago Family Law Attorney

As a Chicago family law attorney, I am often asked what it takes to get an Illinois Order of Protection. If you need protection from abuse or harassment from someone you have a relationship with then you could qualify for an Order of Protection.  However, if you need protection from abuse or harassment from someone

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Mental Health Evaluations in Chicago Divorce Cases

During a divorce, clients often ask about using psychological or mental health evaluations to assess the mental health of the other party.  While some people believe their ex is “crazy”, only in extreme cases is a mental health evaluation granted or allowed by Chicago family courts, or even relevant.  Usually, mental health comes into play when

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What is the Collaborative Divorce Process?

A collaborative divorce process is a divorce process where both parties agree to work out an agreement with the help of a collaborative attorney and several other professionals without filing motions with the courts. The Collaborative Divorce Process  If you and your spouse decide to participate in a collaborative divorce, you both have to agree to

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Legal Separation or Divorce? What You Need to Know

Should you get a legal separation or divorce? As Chicago divorce attorneys, we receive many questions from people who are weighing whether they should pursue legal separation or divorce. So how do you choose? Unless there is a religious reason that bars divorce, or some other reason that makes divorce not an option, I would elect

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