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IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATION WITH THE OTHER PARENT WITH THESE 4 TIPS

Most experts agree that it is best for children to grow up in a stable environment with both parents. When Illinois couples divorce, they face the issue of co-parenting in a way that promotes healthy emotional, mental and physical circumstances for their children. For many couples, communication issues may have led to their split in the first place. The family lawyers of Chicago residents trust understand that in order to maintain a good working relationship on behalf of their children, parents must find ways to improve their communication skil...
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HOW IS COLLABORATIVE LAW DIFFERENT THAN TRADITIONAL DIVORCE?

Divorced! Collaborative law is an innovative alternative to traditional divorce proceedings. Collaborative law is a legal approach to divorce negotiations that focuses on civility, privacy, and long-term cooperation in an effort to avoid adversarial divorce litigation and reach a mutually-agreeable settlement. The use of the collaborative process & collaborative divorce has been steadily growing o...
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COLLEGE TUITION FOR THE DIVORCED PARENT

College tuition expenses are a top concern for many parents. When parents divorce, the divorce decree will address all matters related to the dissolution of the marriage, including property division and child support. Under Illinois law, the judge presiding over the divorce has the power to allocate college expenses – including room and board, tuition, books, and o...
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