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Cooperative Divorce Law

Cooperative divorce law has just arrived in Illinois. It is our newest anti-war settlement process. Cooperative divorce joins mediation and collaborative law as our third alternative to fighting it out in court.

The purpose of mediation, collaborative law, and cooperative divorce law is to guide divorcing parties through the dissolution process in a way that enables them to reach an out of court settlement. Continue reading Cooperative Divorce Law

The Key to Keeping it Friendly

The key to using the friendly approach in divorce is to make your partner feel valued. If you do not attempt to do this, your problem will only worsen.

People find it difficult to quarrel with those that acknowledge their pain or concerns. Continue reading The Key to Keeping it Friendly

Illinois Divorce Courts Are Likely to Become Less Crowded

The public is displeased with our divorce legal system. Its frustration is building to a point where one of two things is likely to occur: either people stop getting divorced or they find a way to get divorced without using litigation. Continue reading Illinois Divorce Courts Are Likely to Become Less Crowded

How to Persuade Your Spouse to Settle Out of Court

In a successful divorce settlement, each partner will give up something they want in order to make the settlement attractive to the other side. To do this, it is critical that you: Continue reading How to Persuade Your Spouse to Settle Out of Court

The Secret to Settling Your Divorce

Society has just experienced a century of costly, damaging, and painful divorce wars and, until recently, has done nothing to correct the situation. Continue reading The Secret to Settling Your Divorce