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Collaborative Divorce: 3 Advantages

For some couples going through a divorce, the collaborative law process may be the most effective option. Collaborative divorce is a process involving both spouses their respective attorneys, and a team of several other specialists all working towards the same goal-to produce the most desirable outcome for both divorcing parties. Other specialists include divorce coaches, financial consultants, and child specialists. In opting for the collaborative divorce, there are several advantages to doing so:

4 Tips on How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

When children are involved in a divorce, their feelings can sometimes be overlooked as parents are more concerned with their own feelings. However, the direct and indirect ways in which children are affected by divorce should be handled with great care. Many things must be considered as you decide the appropriate level of openness to have with your children regarding the divorce, including the child's age, mental and emotional maturity, and relationship with both parents. Every family is different, and there is not a one-size-fits-all plan for how to talk to your children about divorce. However, the following describes a few universal recommendations for parents as they consider the best way to handle the issue of parent-child communication.

What divorcing couples need to know about real estate

Getting a divorce is never simple, especially for couples who own property. It can be difficult for couples to decide what to do with their house. Should one of them continue living there or should they sell the house?

Illinois divorce: simplicity is more complicated than it seems

The current movie version of Anna Karenina is based on a famous Russian with a memorable opening line. Tolstoy began the book by writing that all happy families resemble each other. He added, however, that each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Pros and cons of hiring a divorce attorney: issues to consider when debating whether to go pro se

While hiring an attorney to handle your divorce is not legally required, it often is beneficial. Many who do not hire a divorce attorney (commonly referred to as going "pro se"), feel that it is economically the best decision. As you weigh the costs and benefits of using an attorney's services versus going pro se, it is in your best interest to be informed of the implications of both sides. The following describe a few pros and cons of hiring a divorce attorney.

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