Emotional Control: New Ways to Think About Feelings During a Divorce

Emotional Control: New Ways to Think About Feelings During a Divorce Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

Even with the Illinois collaborative divorce process, couples find it challenging to obtain full emotional control. As one of the five most stressful life events, divorce presents more than its share of unique issues. That said, divorcing couples  almost always struggle with handling their emotions during the Illinois divorce process. With so much anger and …

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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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Child Custody in Illinois: How Laws Dictate Parenting Decisions

Child Custody

Since 2016, child custody in Illinois faced a rebranding to “parental responsibilities”. Similarly, the term “visitation” changed to “parenting time”. In general, Illinois presumes that both parents are “fit” to share parental responsibility and time. Particularly, research demonstrates that mutually involved parents benefit their children. Naturally, there are situations where this is not always the …

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Divorce Mediation: Going Hand-in-Hand with Limited Scope Legal Representation

Divorce Mediation

In Illinois, divorce mediation often leads to a less expensive, more amicable resolution. While many Illinois residents hire attorneys for the sole purpose of litigation, this tends to lead to a very draining process. However, Mediation offers an out-of-court alternative. When coupled with Limited Scope Representation, this strategy presents a nuanced alternative, customizable for both …

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Common Divorce Mistakes: 3 of the Biggest Dilemmas in Illinois

Common Divorce Mistakes: 3 of the Biggest Dilemmas in Illinois Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

Common divorce mistakes take what can already be an emotionally draining process, and complicate the situation further. Even when both spouses agree that divorce is in their family’s best interests, the process still contains its share of trials and tribulations. More so, divorce almost always a grieving process. Notably, this grieving intensifies when the spouses …

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Common Divorce Fears

Common Divorce Fears

A divorce can be a frightening process, particularly for those people who have been married for many years. Sometimes, they cannot even articulate what they are afraid of; they just know they are afraid of what lies ahead. Financial Fear One fear is  what will happen to the family assets that were previously used to support …

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Tips for Surviving A Divorce

Tips for surviving a divorce

Surviving a divorce may seem impossible. Going through the divorce process is always difficult, even when both spouses believe it is in their best interest to separate. It is one of the most significant events in an adult person’s life in terms of loss and grief. The adjustment is more difficult for some than for others, but …

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Divorce and Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting

Married couples can divorce each other, but if they have children, they are not divorcing them, and both will remain their parents forever. Ideally both parents will continue to have a close relationship with their minor children. This means putting aside their personal grievances with each other and learning what co-parenting is all about. What is …

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