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Helping individuals resolve divorce matters

Many legal matters and the related procedural laws are fairly clear-cut and black and white. However, when it comes to legal matters related to family law cases, there are often many shades of gray. For many individuals throughout Central Illinois, family comes first and conflict within a family can be extremely stressful and upsetting.

Surviving the holiday season while in the midst of a divorce

When going through a divorce and all the challenges the process presents, it's odd to think that, for many people, life goes on as normal. This reality, however, becomes especially apparent during the holiday season as families across the country gather together to be merry and give thanks.

For gray divorcees, ensuring for financial success post-divorce is critical

The emotional aspects of a divorce cannot be understated, yet it's often the financial implications of divorce that serve to exacerbate many of the personal challenges one faces during a divorce. Costs associated with housing, health insurance and utilities are just a few of the expenses that a divorcee must find a way to afford on one salary.

Why individuals who separate from a spouse may want to move forward with a divorce

When it comes right down to it, most people just want to be happy. Whether desperately trying to attain happiness or fighting to maintain happiness, we all want to embrace the moments when we feel joy and the people who bring that joy into our lives.

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.

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.

Divorce basics for Illinois residents

Marriages fail for numerous reasons; a husband or wife is unfaithful, a couple is overwhelmed by financial difficulties or spouses simply grow apart. Whatever the reasons may be, when an individual has made the decision to file for divorce and end a marriage, it's important to understand state-specific divorce laws and become educated about the divorce process.

Living and learning through the divorce process

Every divorce starts with one spouse filing a petition for divorce. In some cases, a couple discusses a spouse's divorce filing and the act is expected. In other cases, a spouse may have previously mentioned divorce, but the actual act of filing for divorce catches a husband or wife off guard. In other instances, a spouse's decision to file for divorce comes as a total surprise to an unsuspecting and devastated wife or husband. In all cases, the action of filing for divorce forever changes the relationship between spouses, as the wheels of the divorce process are set in motion.

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