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How to Help Your Child Cope with Divorce

Every divorce has an emotional toll. Divorce is stressful and disruptive. It’s natural to come out of divorce full of anxiety, doubt, stress, and grief. It takes time to recover. And if you’re a parent, you’re responsible not only for your own healing, but for your...

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How does alimony work in Illinois?

Parents make countless sacrifices for their children. Sometimes these sacrifices include their careers. These sacrifices aren’t always bitter. While you’re married, you may be happy to give up your job to stay home with your children and help them grow. But a divorce...

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When divorced parents want to move

For divorced parents, moving means more than hiring movers or renting a U-Haul. Because your move might impact child custody, you can expect extra steps. For starters, the law explicitly recognizes a parent’s relocation as a “substantial change in circumstances.” This...

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Do I really need a prenup?

Do I really need a prenup?

"Why would someone want to sign a legal document sealing their fate to get divorced?" That is a question pointedly asked at the outset of a recent article spotlighting prenuptial agreements. The gist of that piece clearly stresses that, in fact, prenups have no close...

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I’m Divorced Now What???

I’m Divorced Now What???

If you’re recently divorced, you may be wondering what you need to do now. Last month, we talked about setting a vision for your post-divorce life. Check out our videos from last month here. This month, we’re focusing on the items that are most often forgotten or...

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Post-Divorce Habits

Post-Divorce Habits

After any life changes, people get the notion to change other areas of their life. For example, when someone gets a new job, they may feel like sprucing up their wardrobe or getting a new haircut. Post-divorce life isn’t any different. After going from the married...

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