Collaborative Divorce

Using Social Media During Your Divorce

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Millions of people use some form of social media every day. Facebook and Instagram are the two most popular ones. When a person is going through a divorce, it may be tempting to seek solace and comfort from your online friends but sharing personal information on social media during your divorce can have negative consequences. Social Media …

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Collaborative Divorce: Preserving Relationships Post Divorce

preserving relationships after a divorce

When a divorcing couple has children, they will find that a major benefit of a Collaborative Divorce is that it is a process that helps them preserve their relationship post-divorce. No matter how old the children are when the divorce happens, it will benefit the family for both parents to be involved throughout their children’s …

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The Role of the Divorce Coach in a Collaborative Divorce

Divorce coach in collaborative divorce

Everyone agrees going through a divorce is a stressful experience! Emotions may be on edge and both spouses may say things that they later regret. In a divorce using the traditional litigation process, the parties are pitted against each other, each trying to be the “winner.” Such a dynamic naturally increases stress. In the Collaborative …

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How to Keep Divorce from Ruining Your Finances

How to keep divorce from ruining your Finances

One unfortunate result of a lengthy litigated divorce is the expense. The couple can end up with nothing, having exhausted their marital estate by constant arguing (and having to pay attorneys fees to do so). There is a way to avoid financial ruin by choosing a better divorce process, such as Mediation or 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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Should I Get Pre-Divorce Legal Counseling?

Pre-Divorce Legal Counseling

A common problem for divorcing couples is that after the divorce petition is filed, they forge ahead and make decisions without either spouse being fully informed about all relevant facts concerning their financial situation. At Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, we help to address those issues with our pre-divorce legal counseling.  Pre-Divorce legal counseling can prevent …

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