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Successfully Co-Parenting During and After Divorce

Listen, compromise, and act in the best interests of your child For couples with children, probably the single biggest question that arises during divorce is "what happens to the kids?" The idea of co-parenting with someone who you no longer love and trust seems daunting, if not impossible. But your child still needs two parents,*...

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3 Most Common Legal Issues When You Divorce Without Children

If you're contemplating divorce, you need to be prepared. Married couples without children considering getting a divorce might not know where to start. But it’s important to understand the legal or financial challenges many adults without kids encounter when they divorce. That’s why Psychology Today recently put together a list of some of the most...

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Helping Adult Children During a Gray Divorce

Divorce is hard at any age, but the right lawyer can help Waiting to file for divorce until the children are older may not lessen their grief the way parents often hope. In Illinois, so-called "gray" divorce (ending a marriage at age 50 or older), is often traumatic for adult children. It can cause them...

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This Common Relationship Problem Is a Top Divorce Factor

Infidelity, abuse, and disagreements over money are well-known reasons to end a marriage, but there's a more common and silent relationship-killer that can attack any couple. A new study notes that when couples do not communicate, their risk of divorce skyrockets. More than half of the divorcing parents surveyed in a study published in the...

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How To Support Someone Going Through A Divorce

Belleville, Illinois divorce attorneys offer advice to friends and family members It goes without saying that divorce can be a difficult time in someone’s life. That’s why many people can use as much support as possible. But what can friends and family do to help someone they love who’s going through a divorce? What support...

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November is National Adoption Month

Did you know that November is National Adoption Month? The Children's Bureau, a federal agency organized under the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families, wants to use this specially-designated month to spotlight the issues related to adoption, raise awareness about the importance of adopting teens that are in...

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Divorce Attorneys Preparing for Disputes Over Child Vaccinations

With COVID-19 vaccines gaining approval for children 12 and over, divorce attorneys all over the country are beginning to see disputes between ex-spouses about getting their children vaccinated, according to a recent report by the Chicago Sun-Times. “This is something we’ve been seeing increasingly over the last few months,” said Stephanie Tang, an attorney and...

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