For new relationships, couples who have just moved in together, and those who already spend every waking minute together, they may not notice much of a difference when all of their time is spent in quarantine. Other married couples simply just function well together, even under stressful circumstances, like extended stay-at-home orders. One spouse will…

Like other trends, divorces are higher during specific times of the year compared to others. While the reasons for divorce vary, couples may choose to file right away or wait for the perfect time. In fact, many divorce attorneys see evidence as to why they are higher during the beginning of the year or springtime…

On many occasions, the Christmas party is followed by the “divorce party”. In the United States, January is the peak time for divorce filings, giving the first month of the year the nickname Divorce Month. Divorce attorneys are inundated at the turn of the year with a surge of cases. Spouses on the verge of…

Did you know that divorces are at their highest in August? Are you able to salvage your marriage or is it just not possible given your situation? Here’s how to get through the summertime and divorce to make your transition a little smoother. Late summer can be great for enjoying vacations, barbecues, and seeing family…

How to Behave on Social Media During a Divorce Spouses in the process of divorce are strongly advised to think twice before posting on social media accounts, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram—the list goes on. While entertaining, social media content simultaneously serves as legal evidence during divorce proceedings, evidence that is capable of spurring a frenzy…

The process of gaining full custody of your children is a stressful process. In this guide, we will cover the steps you need to take to obtain sole custody of your children in Illinois.

Whether divorced parents should pursue a co-parenting or parallel parenting arrangement depends on the situation between the parents.  The following is a description of both post-divorce parenting options to help divorced parents decide which arrangement will work best for their children. 

After divorce, if one spouse makes significantly less money than the other, they are generally entitled to spousal support or maintenance. This type of maintenance is terminated once an ex-spouse remarries. The situation is less straightforward if an ex-spouse receiving maintenance cohabits with someone new. Read on to learn more…

Deciding to file for a divorce is not a choice that should be made on a whim.  Divorces are long, messy situations that will require plenty of your time, money, and effort, and they affect more people than just the divorcing spouses.  Divorce proceedings are always more complicated and often more painful if there are…

As you go through the divorce proceeding and get used to your life after the divorce, follow these tips to make this transition easier for your children.

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