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Hillside IL divorce lawyerDuring marriage, couples often think of their assets as joint property. However, the same cannot be said for couples going through a divorce. Many argue over what belongs to whom, not fully understanding what constitutes marital property. Misunderstandings over marital contributions and Illinois’ divorce laws can further compound the confusing division of assets in a divorce. The following information can help you combat some of the misconceptions about property division in a divorce. You will also learn where to find assistance with your divorce, and why it could be crucial to the outcome of your case.

Marital Assets versus Non-Marital Assets

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Illinois divorce lawyerWhile most couples want to complete their divorces as quickly as possible, some spouses seem to enjoy dragging it out. At every turn, they find something to contest, and they refuse to compromise. Sometimes, this desire to delay stems from feelings of anger or bitterness. Other times, it is an extension of the abuse experienced during the marriage. Whatever the reason, lack of preparedness can leave the non-contentious party frustrated. Learn how to mitigate against the delaying tactics with help from the following information.

Know What You Own and What You Want

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Illinois divorce attorneyEnding a marriage can be painful and emotionally difficult. In fact, many parties experience depression, anxiety, grief, anger, and stress while going through the divorce process. Unfortunately, these same emotions can cause friction between the parties, which can drag out the process and increase costs. Thankfully, some steps can be taken to minimize the risk of this happening. One of the most crucial steps is learning how to detach the legal aspects of divorce from the emotional aspects. 

Approach Divorce Like a Business Transaction

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Illinois divorce lawyerDivorce can be contentious and painful for anyone, but couples who have a high net worth can be especially at risk for compounding issues. Some divorces may even place the parties at risk for financial devastation. Learn how to reduce your risks by understanding how to avoid some of the most common mistakes made in high asset divorce.

Settling for the Sake of Settling

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Oak Park family law attorneyMost divorce information sources highlight the benefits of cooperative parenting, but this model is not right for every family. In fact, some parents and children may benefit more from the parallel parenting model. The following outlines the parallel parenting model and explains what it is, when it may be the most appropriate solution, and how parents can make it work for their family.

What is Parallel Parenting?

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