Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Divorce: A Thanksgiving Guide to Co-Parenting

Posted by Erin Birt | Nov 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

Discover the art of harmonious co-parenting during Thanksgiving after divorce. Explore effective communication, shared plans, and the power of gratitude to create a seamless holiday for your children. Read our guide for divorced parents navigating the complexities of Thanksgiving, fostering new traditions, and embracing the spirit of cooperation for a grateful and fulfilling celebration.

Illinois Supreme Court Adopts Rules for Parenting Coordinators

Posted by Erin Birt | Jul 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Illinois Supreme Court has implemented new rules for family law conflicts in the form of parenting coordinators. The rules affect both parents and children in Illinois going through a divorce or already divorced. Here’s the inside scoop on how parenting coordinators can step in to help resolve family law conflicts.

Parenting Plans for Special Needs Children

Posted by Erin Birt | May 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Every family with special needs children greatly benefits from a customized parenting plan. Lean on our Chicago divorce attorney and mediator to develop your custom parenting plan when divorcing to keep your child first place.

Do You Need a Discernment Divorce Counselor?

Posted by Erin Birt | Feb 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Divorce is a process that stirs up powerful emotions. Our Divorce Attorney, Erin Birt, is trained in Discernment Counseling Protocols and she will assess a client's readiness for divorce or separation. Learn more about how to work with our attorney and a divorce counselor.

Resources & Tips for Faith-Based Divorce

Posted by Erin Birt | Jan 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

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.

How Is Adultery Handled in an Illinois Divorce

Posted by Erin Birt | Nov 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

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.

Child Custody: Co-Parenting Issues with Electronic Devices

Posted by Erin Birt | Apr 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

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.

Starting This Year with Divorce? These 4 Best Practices Will Help

Posted by Erin Birt | Jan 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

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.

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