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Thoughts, insights and information about the divorce process. Nothing here should be considered to be legal advice. If you need legal advice, you need to hire a lawyer.

The Benefits of an Uncontested, Amicable or Agreed Divorce

October 22, 2023

Divorce is hard. Not only is it emotionally challenging, but the legal process can be long and expensive in some cases. One way to make things a bit easier is to consider if you and your soon-to-be-ex can agree on the outcomes. If that is so, the…

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Adam Wainwright’s Last Pitch and My Last race, Part 2

October 6, 2023

To give some perspective about how fast 5:33 is for a 500, a mile is 1760 yards. Most people walk at a leisurely pace of about 3-3.5 miles an hour, and when they walk quickly, they walk about 4-5 miles an hour. In other words, if you walk at a slow pace…

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Adam Wainwright’s Last Pitch and my Last Race, Part 1

September 29, 2023

Today, I am leaving the office early for three reasons: first, I am going to the Cardinals game. Second, it’s Friday, and ever since the pandemic started, I have left early on Fridays. And I am leaving so I can have a long birthday weekend…

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How Expensive is a Divorce? And How long Does it Take?

September 26, 2023

Divorce is a difficult and expensive process. The average cost of divorce in Illinois is $13,800, but it can be much higher, depending on the circumstances. There are many ways to save money on a divorce, but not all cases are able to be done for less than the average.

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Why I chose to only handle divorces

September 21, 2023

As an attorney, I have made the conscious decision to only take on one type of case — divorce and family law. While many attorneys practice multiple areas of law, I have found that focusing on a single area has yielded immense benefits for my clients. While many attorneys practice multiple areas of law, I have found that focusing on a single area has yielded immense benefits for my clients.

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What is Mediation and How Can it Save You Money?

September 8, 2023

Mediation is a voluntary process in which the parties work with a neutral third party, called a mediator, to reach an agreement.

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When is the Right Time to Get a Divorce?

September 6, 2023

Getting a divorce is a big decision, and there is no easy answer to the question of when it is the right time.

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What is Discovery During A Divorce

August 30, 2023

It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed when it comes to understanding the legal process of divorce. One of the more confusing aspects is the discovery process. But what exactly is discovery? Put simply, discovery is information gathering.

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Celebrating Divorce: Why It’s OK to Feel Happy

August 25, 2023

If you’re going through a divorce or just learned your divorces has been finalized, chances are you’ve had your share of tears, sleepless nights and worrying about what the future holds. But it’s also perfectly normal to feel relieved and even happy about being divorced. After all, the decision to end your marriage wasn’t made lightly – and now that it’s done, you can move forward with your life in a way that was impossible before.

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What to Expect During a Consultation with a Divorce Lawyer

August 23, 2023

If you are considering divorce, one of the first things you will need to do is consult with an attorney. This consultation will give you an opportunity to learn more about the divorce process and if the lawyer is a good fit to help you with your divorce.

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