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Get ready for mediation, but remember that a trial might occur

The stress of divorce can easily overcome you if you don't proactively take steps to reduce it. Finding ways that will help can be challenging because there is such a wide range of triggers that might set off your emotions. We can help you with the preparation so that you feel better able to handle the process.

Divorce without minor children might be simple

The end of a marriage is a trying time for many people. For those who don't have any children, the process is a bit easier since they don't have to worry about child custody and support. There are still many considerations that you need to think about when you are in this position. We realize that you might have some questions about what is going to happen as you work through the process.

Why should I have a joint credit card with my spouse?

Whether you are married or planning a wedding, there are quite a few important discussions you need to have with your significant other. One of those discussions should center around finances and the use of credit cards. Credit cards can get a lot of people in trouble with debt in a short period. The most commonly asked question is why should I have a joint credit card with my spouse?

Common signs that divorce could be lurking

The first time your spouse approached you with a conversation about divorce, it can be a complete surprise. Even if you had a little inkling that the marriage hasn't been as strong as it used to be, it can still be an overwhelming and upsetting conversation. For those who have yet to have this discussion, you will want to take a look at the signs mentioned in this post that could signal divorce is on the horizon for you in Illinois.

Can your divorce be based on a 'ridiculous' fight?

If you're familiar with family comedy shows such as "This Is Us" and "Modern Family" you may know about how petty arguments between married couples can morph into big problems. On television, these types of disputes typically turn into comedic moments, but sometimes emotional moments come about.

What can I expect from an Illinois divorce?

Divorce can be both an emotionally draining and legally complicated situation for spouses. The process is generally more difficult for couples with large assets to divide and is also more complex when children are involved. Courts in Illinois use certain standards to keep divorce proceedings as short and as fair as possible.

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