Per Google, “disillusion” is defined as “disappointment resulting from the discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be.” If you are considering a dissolution vs. divorce vs. legal separation, you have likely come to the realization that your marriage is not as good as you once believed. But which path is best to take?
We see that fairly often. There are two situations that will come up: one situation is where one of the parents has removed the child from Illinois but is still in the United States. The first step is to go to court to obtain an order directing the return of the child or the children […]
As you might expect, it is not uncommon that divorcing spouses may have trouble trusting one another. The collaborative process is predicated on the parties acting in good faith. As part of the agreement the parties sign, a collaborative attorney can withdraw if a party is willfully dishonest or is otherwise obstructing the collaborative process. […]
At a minimum, the collaborative team consists of the two spouses and their two collaborative attorneys. The parties may also choose to utilize other professionals as needed, such as mental health professionals, child specialists, financial experts, etc. The parties and the attorneys work together with these professionals as a team to amicably create a settlement […]
In collaborative practice, what happens if we hit an obstacle to settlement that neither of us is willing to compromise on? Can our lawyers take our case to court on this one issue?
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Read how data from the US Census Bureau shows divorce rates across the country, where states who have a ban on same-sex marriage have higher divorce rates, and the Northeastern states have the lowest.
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Believe it or not, Texas divorce rates are on a downward spiral.
With both lawyers signing a contract that they will quit if litigation is pursued, collaborative divorce is the best way to get divorced while steering clear of the courtroom.