collaborative divorce

Divorce Discussions: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Your Spouse

How to talk to your spouse about divorce

Embarking on divorce discussions with your partner can be daunting. While many opt to have these talks within the confines of a counseling setting, several individuals approach us with uncertainty about their decision to divorce and the potential paths to take. The Emotional Impact of Divorce Discussions on Families When an individual approaches us with …

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Pre-Divorce Legal Counseling: Value Behind a Strategic Approach to Divorce

Pre-Divorce Legal Counseling: Value Behind a Strategic Approach to Divorce Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC

Although many couples enter into the divorce process with unclear expectations, pre-divorce legal counseling helps to elucidate the path forward. Overall, Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions finds that legal counseling proves extraordinarily beneficial for both parties. Even for those initiating the divorce, counseling aids in managing expectations. Thus, it is imperative that couples understand their rights …

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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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Division of Business: Secure Your Assets During an Illinois Divorce

Division of Business: Secure Your Assets During an Illinois Divorce Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC

For couples that work together, they face unique legal challenges pertaining to the division of business during the Illinois divorce process. Oftentimes, this occurs when the divorcing couple owns a business together. Alternatively, one spouse may own the business prior to marriage. Similar to other aspects of the divorce process, the priority falls on preserving …

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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?

illinois child support how does the state make the determination bruckner hernandez legal solutions llc

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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