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5 Secrets to Keep Your Divorce Civil Like Jeff Bezos

Is it really possible to keep your divorce civil? Yes, but easy? No. So when I read the news about Jeff Bezos divorce and his and his wife Mackenzie’s comments about how they’d reached an amicable agreement on how to end their marriage, I was glad. As a divorce lawyer, I know one of the

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Am I Choosing the Right Lawyer for My Divorce?

Wondering if you’re choosing the right lawyer is a common question that comes up when you’re going through a divorce or family law case. And while it’s a common question when going through a divorce, it’s not always easy to answer.  Here’s some guidance that should help you find your answer: Research Helps You Know

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Reaching An Agreement In Your Divorce

Reaching an agreement is typically the best case scenario for each party in a divorce or custody case. Of course, reaching an agreement may be more difficult said than done. Let The Judge Decide The alternative to reaching an agreement is having the Judge decide via hearing or trial. Judges do their best to listen

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How Do I Go About Getting a Divorce & Other Questions

If getting a divorce is something you are seriously considering you may find yourself with many questions that need answers. There are a lot of emotions that surface when deciding to get a divorce. Some people elect to handle the divorce themselves and others need more information to help them decide which way to go.

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Courtroom Tips I Learned from “My Cousin Vinny” (Other Than the Definition of a “Yute”)

I love the classic movie “My Cousin Vinny”. It makes us laugh and makes us wonder if there is anything we can take away from this movie about the courtroom. As an attorney, watching the movie makes me understand some things that are critically important but hard to grasp until you see it in action

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Tips to Avoid Parenting Issues with Your Ex’s Significant Other

Avoiding parenting issues with your ex’s significant other is often overlooked once parents move on following a divorce or break up. Most Allocation Judgments (formerly called Custody Judgments) address this issue and put the burden on a parent to make sure their new, subsequent significant other (and potentially third parties) aware of the contents and

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How to Detect Parental Alienation

Finding a way to effectively detect parental alienation is important in any custody or divorce situation. The warning signs that alert a child is suffering from Parental Alienation Syndrome are not always clear, which is why it is important to keep a record of any behavior that is suspect and keep a detailed record including

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Co-parenting with a Narcissist

Is it possible you may be co-parenting with a narcissist? What is a Narcissist? A narcissist is a person with a personality disorder with a long pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, a person who has an excessive need for admiration and also has a lack of empathy. Medical diagnoses are

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Behind on Child Support Since the Government Shutdown

I WORK FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND COULD NOT PAY CHILD SUPPORT DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. I AM STILL BEHIND, WHAT SHOULD I DO? One issue that many parents were worried about during the government shutdown was falling behind on child support. The last government shutdown was the longest government shutdown in U.S. history lasting

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Is There Always a Basis to Modify Child Support?

To modify child support in Illinois, the law has long required that there be a “substantial change in circumstances”. A substantial change in circumstances is defined, somewhat, by the statute, and it may include: a decrease in income, no-fault job loss, an increase in income, and many other factors. It is also widely known that

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