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September 2, 2019

5 ways to make divorce less expensive

These days, a traditional divorce for a couple over 45 with substantial assets can cost up to $100,000, or even more.  However,…
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August 19, 2019

Social security after you’re divorced

No one would deny that Social Security is complicated. With about 2,700 policies governing benefits, it is no surprise that…
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August 5, 2019

Divorce is for adults, not for children.

Common sense should dictate that you leave the children out of the nuts and bolts and day-to-day struggles of your…
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July 15, 2019

Don’t lie to your divorce attorney. Here’s why:

For some reason, and God only knows why, there is a small but consistent percentage of clients who feel that…
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July 1, 2019

Don’t shut down, stay engaged!

Maybe your problem isn’t anger or impulse control.  Maybe your feelings about the divorce do not fall under the “retribution/get…
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June 17, 2019

Don’t create more things to fight over!

You’ve made a common mistake and moved out of the house once the divorce started.  It’s okay, a lot of…
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June 3, 2019

Contributions to College Expenses in Illinois | Part Four

In parts one, two, and three of this article, I discussed contribution to college expenses, and the most frequently asked…
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May 20, 2019

Contributions to College Expenses in Illinois | Part Three

In part one of this article, I give you a brief synopsis of section 513, which covers contribution to college…
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May 13, 2019

Contributions to College Expenses in Illinois | Part Two

In part one of this article I gave you a brief overview of section 513 of the Illinois Marriage and…
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May 6, 2019

Contribution to College Expenses in Illinois | Part One

Illinois is one of the few states that compels divorced parents to contribute to their children’s college or post-high school…