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Strangest Divorce Laws from Around the World

Every divorce is unique, which may be one of the reasons that so many unusual and downright bizarre divorce laws still exist in other states and countries. Here are some of the strangest examples that we’ve come across: One is the Loneliest Number One way to ensure that divorce isn’t in your future is to…

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Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer for my Divorce?

When you know that divorce is in your future, it’s completely normal to feel overwhelmed when you think about taking that next step. There are so many things that will need to be considered and so many discussions about what you and your spouse both expect as far as what you feel you each deserve…

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The Role Lawyers Play in a Divorce Case (and why you may not need one)

There are many divorce cases in which it would be in your best interest to hire good legal representation. If you are aware that your divorce is going to come with a lot of complicated decisions and arrangements and details, it can make all the difference to seek out an attorney with years of divorce…

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Illinois?

For many couples, divorce is an unfortunate and often costly reality. However, as a resident of Illinois, you may have options available to you that could lower the total amount of your divorce proceedings considerably.  You may have heard that the divorce process Illinois requires is “free”.  While this is a bit of an oversimplification, there…

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How to Get a Divorce With No Money

When you begin to look into the details regarding how to file for a divorce in Illinois, it doesn’t take long to become overwhelmed by questions.  Who should you hire to represent you?  Should you try to file the papers before your spouse?  How long are the proceedings going to draw out and how much…

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How Divorce Laws Have Changed Over the Years

You may have been unaware of the changes when they happened, but the beginning of 2016 saw some significant alterations made to the divorce laws in the state of Illinois, and there are even more changes to come in 2017.  Here’s a quick look at some of the recently redesigned laws that could affect the…

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Five Most Common Myths about the Divorce Process

Any way you spin it, getting a divorce is usually an extremely unpleasant experience. Assets are divided; kids are shared; blame and heartbreak permeate the circumstances. However, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for you and your spouse. Many worst-case scenarios apply to very few people. In fact, after brushing up…

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Celebrity Divorces Done Right

Divorce occurs more frequently than people would like to believe. Celebrities are a good example of this; typically celebrity divorce seems an almost inevitability. Most celebrity divorces are highly publicized due to the amount of drama and scandal the rich and famous frequently have around them. However, there are celebrities who know how to end…

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Tips for a Peaceful Divorce

Deciding to end a marriage is never easy. Years of investment, both emotional and monetary, have gone into your marriage and calling it quits can be daunting. Horror stories abound of couples having long, drawn-out divorces that took its emotional toll on both parties and especially the children. Fortunately, it is possible to have a…

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Illinois Divorce Papers: What You Need to Know

In the event you find yourself wanting to file for a divorce in the state of Illinois, there are a few steps you need to take to dissolve your marriage. While you can hire an attorney to help you with the process, many times you can simply do it yourself by filling out the proper…

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