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September 2014 Archives

Are Facebook users destined to divorce?

The Internet and rise of social media websites have forever changed the way people communicate and share information. Today, it's easier than ever to reunite with an old friend or flame via a social media website. Many of these sites also provide opportunities to network and forge new friendships and relationships. Facebook is undoubtedly one of the most well known and widely used social media websites in the world.

What is parental alienation?

In many cases when parents divorce, decisions related to child custody and visitation are made by a family law judge. Once child custody and visitation orders have been established it is then the responsibility of both parents to follow the orders. Additionally, both parents are responsible for their actions and behaviors with regard to how they communicate and attempt to co-parent with an ex-spouse.

When it comes to divorce, more money often equals more problems

For anyone, going through the divorce process is likely to be a highly emotional and confusing time. Not only is an individual attempting to cope with numerous, and often conflicting, emotions but steps must also be taken to ensure for and protect one's current and future financial wellbeing.

How divorced parents can help a child succeed this school year

As the nights grow cooler and the days shorter, school-aged children in and around Peoria, Illinois are heading back to school. This time of year can be difficult for both parents and children as days are jam packed with learning, socializing, after-school activities and homework. For divorcing or recently divorced parents, back-to-school time presents new challenges as both they and their child attempt to adjust to school-related and child custody-related changes.

  • I cannot even express in words the level of gratitude that I feel. ‘Thank you’ doesn't seem to be enough. Please know that your services and compassion will never be forgotten! I am forever grateful!

  • Thank you so much for your hard work and expertise. I feel as a father in the state of Illinois that what I am trying to achieve is nearly impossible. I am so glad I chose to have your office full of extremely intelligent women represent me.

  • We would like to say thank you for your expertise, education, and kindness when we met with you! Your confidence has helped to comfort us and give us hope that resolution of the issue is possible.

  • I just wanted to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your time, energy, and efforts you put into our case. Thank you for helping make our son's quality of life better. I cannot tell you how happy we are!

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