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Getting Your Spouse to Settle Out of Court – Should You Make the First Offer?

Conventional wisdom has always warned against being the one to make the first offer during divorce negotiations, strongly advising us to wait for the other side to go first. This point of view insists that the party making the first offer rings a bell that can never be un-rung, that it shortens the playing field, and that it sets a limit on the best deal the offer-making party can ever expect to receive. Continue reading Getting Your Spouse to Settle Out of Court – Should You Make the First Offer?

How to Convince your Stubborn Spouse to Settle Out of Court

As divorce lawyers in DuPage County, we find that most clients are driven to engage in one-on-one settlement conversations with their soon-to-be ex-spouses prior to and during their divorces. This is something we are all inclined to do; it seems to be part of our natural healing process. Continue reading How to Convince your Stubborn Spouse to Settle Out of Court

What to Tell the Children

When it comes to understanding the dynamics of a divorce on children a leading expert in the field is Rosalind Sedacca, CCT. Her new book How Do I Tell the Kids has been acclaimed by divorce professionals far and wide. Her website www.HowDoITelltheKids.com is a veritable wealth of information. Continue reading What to Tell the Children

Get a Flat Fee Divorce – Part One

Your divorce does not have to be expensive.

If you and your spouse believe you can work things out on your own, then our flat fee divorce allows you to contain the expense of processing your settlement through the legal system. Continue reading Get a Flat Fee Divorce – Part One