The Christian faith does not take divorce lightly. But, when reconciliation is not a viable option, faith-based mediation and our resources can help couples work through the dissolution of their marriage while remaining aligned with their religious values.
Because Illinois is a no-fault state, divorces are granted based on irreconcilable differences. But there are times when adultery impacts the financial and parenting decisions of the court. Learn how your Illinois divorce could affect the outcome.
Soberlink, a wireless breathalyzer that monitors sobriety in real-time, offers divorcing couples a path forward in shared parenting and visitation.
It's essential to meet with an attorney who can help you develop a specific divorce exit plan to help protect your finances, well-being, and safety before you speak to your spouse about separating.
An inside look at the impact of parental alcoholism on child visitation rights and custody amidst a divorce.
Illinois virtual custody and visitation mediation is a guided lower cost, lower stress method for parents to resolve custody-related issues in their child’s best interests.
If you’re divorced with children living in Illinois and want to move, you may need your former spouse’s permission. Here’s what you need to know about child custody and relocation in Illinois.
Divorce doesn’t have to make relationships worse. Collaborative divorces focus on resolution through calm cooperation. Here are five signs a collaborative divorce is right for you.
In Illinois, co-parenting plans govern how parents will continue to raise their children together after a divorce. When developing an Illinois co-parenting plan, don’t forget to include these five issues which are often overlooked.
Co-parenting issues about electronics? Electronic devices have changed the landscape of how we live, but we are still figuring out the impact technological use has on our children and us. Parents today must grapple with developing rules around technology, and it can be a source of conflict for divorced or never married couples that are now co-parenting in Illinois.
Mental health providers like psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and social workers are often involved in Illinois divorce cases. However, the need for a mental health professional’s involvement and their role during a divorce varies.
At our firm, we see an uptick in calls in January regarding divorce in DuPage County, Illinois. In fact, January is often dubbed “divorce month” because it is when people start gathering divorce information and it is often the start of the busiest quarter of the year for divorces. However, we know that going through a divorce isn’t easy. If you are feeling overwhelmed and uncertain as your divorce commences, these four best practices will help you gain confidence as you move into a new phase of your life.
Divorcing or separating in 2022? Start this new year off strong with making new declarations over you and your family that will influence the results of your divorce. Leave the anger, hurt, and bitterness behind in 2021. We can create a custom divorce plan that respects the family unit and children.
If you are trying to co-parent with a narcissist, you’re probably frustrated and concerned for your child’s well-being. Try following these tips to help you navigate parenting with your narcissistic ex-spouse in order to protect your sanity and your child.
Divorce is often a difficult and high conflict time that leads you to look for a Beacon of Hope to illuminate a positive future. At times, it may feel difficult to find. Fortunately, with the right Illinois divorce mediator and mindset, divorce mediation can lead to brighter days ahead. How can you find a Beacon of Hope during your divorce or separation?
Divorced or divorcing parents in DuPage County, Illinois, may want to consider incorporating virtual parenting time into their parenting plans. Learn more about what virtual parenting is, the benefits, and how to incorporate it into your parenting plan.
One of the most common pieces of positive feedback parties give about online mediation is that it is incredibly convenient. Parties can pick a mutually agreeable time and then log in to the mediation from anywhere with internet service. Online family or divorce mediation offers unique advantages over traditional in-person mediation. These are some of the benefits of online family or divorce mediation to help you decide if it is the right choice for you.
For most people, 2020 was a challenging and tumultuous year. If you are considering a divorce or have already begun the process, these challenges could be amplified dramatically. Dealing with legal hearings or managing visitation can be particularly difficult in the face of a global pandemic. Thankfully, the right attorney can ease these burdens and assist you with obtaining a fresh start in 2021.