Category Archives: Collaborative Law

Don’t Make These 7 Mistakes During Your Divorce

Couple fighting in divorce, mistakes

Going through a divorce is tough. During the initial process, as well as throughout the divorce process. Avoiding key mistakes can make your divorce go much smoother and make the transition to your post-divorce easier. Here are 7 mistakes to avoid during your divorce: 1. Not Listening to Advice of Trusted People If you hire […]

Tips for Surviving Divorce During The Holidays and COVID-19

Man contemplating divorce during holidays

Going through the holidays after separating from your spouse often raises stress levels. With COVID-19, separated parents may worry about the safety of their children while under the other parent’s care. Communication and flexibility can make the holidays easier for you and happier for your child. Here are some tips that might make things easier. […]

Collaborative Divorce vs. Mediation in Illinois

Collaborative Divorce vs. Mediation in Illinois

Collaborative Divorce vs. Mediation in Illinois – Both mediation and collaborative divorce help couples sort through a variety of issues, including child custody, the division of property and debt, retirement benefits, child support and other matters in a way that’s designed to keep both parties focused on solutions. Both processes aim to minimize expenses, streamline […]

Uniform Collaborative Law Act

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Uniform Collaborative Law Act set to become law on January 1, 2018 – Collaborative Law is finally getting the legitimacy it deserves. The Governor recently signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which still be law as of January 1st 2018. Illinois will join the 16 other states that recognize the Collaborative Law Process formally. The Illinois […]