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Three Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

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Categorized as Collaborative Divorce, Divorce, Divorce Process

Table of ContentsWhat is Collaborative Divorce?Three Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce1. Time2.  Money3.  Conflict Resolution Once you’ve decided you are ready to divorce, it is important to think about how you want your divorce to go forward. Many people feel powerless when it comes to deciding the method, tone, or handling of their divorce.  That

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Does Legal Separation Make Sense? Understanding Legal Separation vs. Divorce in Illinois

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Categorized as Divorce, Legal Separation

Table of ContentsLegal Separation vs. Divorce: What’s the Legal Difference?Limitations of Legal SeparationWhy Choose Legal Separation Over Divorce?Financial ConsiderationsMilitary BenefitsImmigration BenefitsSocial Security BenefitsSocial ConsiderationsA Legal Separation Can Become a Divorce Later When a marriage becomes strained, couples face challenging decisions. Should they opt for a divorce or consider legal separation? Understanding the key differences between

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Can Drug Use Impact Child Custody?

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Categorized as Child Custody

When child custody, which the state of Illinois now calls parenting time and allocation of decision-making, is an issue before the Court, the primary consideration by the Court is always going to be the best interest of the child/children.  There are a variety of factors that the Court must consider when determining the best interests

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Am I Ready to Hire a Divorce Attorney?

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Table of ContentsHiring an Attorney “Early”Benefits of an Attorney in the Early StagesHiring a Divorce Attorney After Filing As Chicago divorce attorneys, a common question we often hear from potential clients is, “When is the right time for me to hire a divorce attorney?”  People are often concerned about hiring an attorney too soon –

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