Order of Protection and Divorce

Domestic violence is a very serious concern, and those who are victims of domestic violence need to take steps to protect themselves immediately. One such step is requesting an order of protection; another is to file for a divorce simultaneously. At the law offices of...

Do I Need a Guardian Ad Litem?

Getting a divorce in Illinois is an emotional experience that can have a profound effect on all parties involved, including of course the divorcing couple and any children that they may have together. While some parents are able to work peacefully together to...

Benefits of Mediation

Mediation is a type of alternative dispute resolution that is used to help divorcing couples understand each other, and work together to reach an agreement about tough issues in a divorce. While mediation is not always effective, it can be one way to mitigate...

Will I Lose Alimony (Maintenance) if I Remarry?

When a couple divorces, it is not uncommon for one party of the marriage to be awarded spousal maintenance, also known as alimony. Spousal maintenance may be a part of a divorce settlement when one spouse needs help transitioning after a divorce or does not have the...