The financial implications of a divorce can affect you for the rest of your life. This can be especially true when there is a significant income disparity between spouses. A large income disparity can occur when the wife was a stay-at-home mother while the husband was self-employed and the sole income earner for the family.
While divorce is always stressful, no matter who the person is that is going through it. When it comes to couples or a spouse that is part of a family business, the stress in these sorts of proceedings can be even more significant. They are involved in a business with family members, and so now
Getting a divorce later in life, often referred to as “grey divorce,” has become increasingly common in Chicago family law courts. As a Chicago divorce attorney, I’ve worked with several older clients who underwent a divorce for a myriad of reasons. Some knew their marriage was failing but choose to postpone their divorce until the
Using mediation during your Chicago child custody case is a form of a process called “alternative dispute resolution” or ADR. Private mediation is a great way to try to resolve the case and avoid the need to have a Judge decide the outcome. The mediator is someone who is not advocating for either party; they
False allegations by a former partner are often one of the most common and devastating issues that arise during family law cases and child custody disputes. I cannot count the number of clients I have counseled who are shocked and saddened by false allegations of violence and abuse lobbed at them by their ex, both