Divorce

Risks of Social Media Posting During Your Illinois Divorce Proceedings

social media during divorce

Throughout the Illinois divorce process, the risks of social media posting hold strong consequences over family law disputes. Despite billions relying on social media, the divorce process contains countless nuances and legal ramifications. Although prospective divorcees find virtual solace in friends and family, doing so has its share of drawbacks. Fundamental Risks of Social Media …

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Relationship Preservation: Creating the Best Post-Divorce Circumstances

Relationship Preservation: Creating the Best Post-Divorce Circumstances Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

Throughout the collaborative divorce process, couples often strive for successful relationship preservation. As a process built on mutually beneficial outcomes, collaborative divorce helps couples to work through challenges in a healthy manner. For those with children, a strong relationship especially benefits everyone involved. Even after a divorce, children often need reliable co-parents to grow up …

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Divorce Coaching: Involving a Specialist in the Collaborative Divorce Process

Divorce coach in collaborative divorce

While the Illinois divorce process introduces natural stressors, taking up divorce coaching presents contemporary solutions. In a traditional litigation, both parties vie for a more preferrable outcome. Thus, traditional litigation pits them against one another. Such a dynamic naturally increases stress. On the other hand, the collaborative divorce process seeks mutually beneficial solutions. Through this …

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Illinois Divorces with Children: Considerations to Create a Better Family

Illinois Divorces with Children: Considerations to Create a Better Family Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

For Illinois divorces with children in the mix, emotional implications quickly ramp up. Holistically, divorce carries a heavy weight for children. Typically, adult parents accumulated decades of life experience. On the other hand, for children, life as they knew it will never be the same. However, strategic decision-making and cooperation for both parents can lead …

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Illinois Divorce Finances: The Value of the Collaborative Process

Illinois Divorce Finances: The Value of the Collaborative Process

As Illinois divorce finances continues to mount, both parties tend to question their current path. Ultimately, a lengthy litigation entails expensive financial considerations. Sometimes, both parties walk away with a fraction of their initial net worth. Additionally, the courtroom battle presents an exhaustive approach on the emotional spectrum, too. However, Mediation and the Collaborative Divorce …

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Illinois Divorce Filing: Does It Matter Who Files First?

Illinois Divorce Filing: Does It Matter Who Files First? Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions

When a couple decides to get a divorce, the Illinois divorce filing process sometimes turns into a race. In these cases, both the husband and wife attempt to file the divorce petition before the other one. Naturally, one of the first questions people ask when they call our office is, “Is it to my benefit …

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Illinois Child Support: How Does the State Make the Determination?

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When discussing Illinois child support, the laws follow “shared income”. Essentially, this means that the state looks at the income of both parents when determining child support. With this formula, the court calculates support based on their incomes. In addition, the court factors in the number of overnights that the child will spend with each …

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Pre-Divorce Attorney Counseling: Benefits of the Collaborative Approach

Pre-Divorce Attorney Counseling: Benefits of the Collaborative Approach Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

While couples sometimes hastily run into the divorce process, pre-divorce attorney counseling creates a measured approach. Although it can be tempting to forge ahead quickly, counseling often uncovers additional insights, both financial and otherwise. At Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, our team of family attorneys helps clients to address these factors. How Pre-Divorce Attorney Counseling Works …

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Divorce & Retirement Plans: New Ways to Think About Marital Property

Divorce & Retirement Plans: New Ways to Think About Marital Property Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

For older divorcees, the thought of divorce and retirement plans may send shivers down their spines. Retirement savings represent the couple’s long-term financial savings. However, divorce can instantly throw a wrench in those plans. Overall, Illinois law considers retirement savings to be part of the marital state. Thus, they are subject to division. Typically, retirement …

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No-Fault Divorce: Understanding Divorce Requirements in the State of Illinois

No-Fault Divorce

While some states assess blame, Illinois mandates no-fault divorce.  However, many Illinois residents believe their issues hold legal influence. For instance, one spouse may blame another for an affair. In another example, spouses commonly cite emotional and physical abuse. Despite the accusation, Illinois’ “no-fault” status does not consider these issues to be legal grounds for …

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