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.

New Year & New Declarations for The Divorcing Family

Posted by Erin Birt | Jan 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

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.

Tips for Co-Parenting With a Narcissist

Posted by Erin Birt | Oct 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

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.

Do You Have a Beacon of Hope in Your Divorce?

Posted by Erin Birt | Oct 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

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?

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