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4 Reasons to Consider a Collaborative Divorce

When you think of the word divorce, you probably think of scenes in movies and television with couples screaming at each other over their issues and sitting in the courtroom while a judge decides their fate. However, the reality is … Continue reading

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Uncontested, Amicable and Collaborative Divorce: What’s the Difference?

If you are like most people, you want your divorce to go as quickly and smoothly as possible. You aren’t interested in a drawn-out legal battle; and, if you have children, the last thing you want is for your kids … Continue reading

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Mediation Compared to Collaborative Divorce

There has been a growing recognition over the past few decades that courtroom divorce, an adversarial process that pits husband against wife, is a dreadful and harmful method to resolve family disputes.  As a result, the Florida Supreme Court, like … Continue reading

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Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

Not every couple who goes through a divorce wants to get divorced in court. Many couples decide to opt to start their divorces in a process known as a collaborative divorce. The goal of going through the collaborative law process … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Collaborative Divorce Process

On January 1, 2018, the Uniform Collaborative Law Act (“UCLA”) was enacted in Illinois. This means that divorcing couples, who want to preserve their relationship, protect their children and maintain privacy can contractually bind each other to resolve their divorce … Continue reading

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