Divorce: The Controversial Choice for Positive Resolutions

Posted by Erin Birt | Apr 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

Explore the controversial yet effective world of divorce resolution with Birt Family Law. Discover why mediation, led by our 20+ years experienced team, offers a streamlined, flat-fee process compared to DIY or litigation. Learn how prioritizing collaboration and co-parenting success can lead to positive outcomes. Join us in challenging the status quo and embracing a different approach to divorce for clarity and beneficial compromises.

Secret Tips Divorce Experts Won't Tell You About Mediation for Divorcing Couples With Children

Posted by Erin Birt | Apr 16, 2024 | 0 Comments

Discover the hidden advantages of mediation for divorcing couples with children in DuPage County and Chicago. Secrets include predictable costs, child-centered solutions, and positive outcomes. Statistics show over 70% success rate for mediated agreements. Mediation preserves parental relationships and promotes emotional healing. Hire Erin Birt, with 20+ years' experience as a divorce attorney and mediator, for expert co-parenting mediation. Take the first step towards a peaceful post-divorce future.

Co-Parenting Under the Same Roof?

Posted by Erin Birt | Mar 08, 2024 | 0 Comments

Explore the challenges and benefits of co-parenting under one roof. This blog post offers practical tips for navigating shared living arrangements, setting boundaries, and prioritizing children's well-being during this transitional period.

Addressing Divorce Amidst Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

Posted by Erin Birt | Feb 06, 2024 | 0 Comments

In our latest blog post, we delve into the complexities of divorcing amidst alcohol abuse and addiction, offering a comprehensive overview of the challenges and resources available. Drawing on our unique blend of legal expertise and specialized training in addiction counseling, we provide valuable insights into recognizing warning signs, understanding the stages of change, and navigating potential risks.

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.

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