Threats or Violence During a Divorce: What Can You Do to Protect Yourself?

New York divorce proceedings, not to mention the agonizing months or years a marriage was in decline preceding the divorce, can bring out intense emotions between spouses. Anger, jealousy, blame

12 Divorce Myths Busted

If you’ve never been through a divorce before, the realities of the process will understandably be unfamiliar to you. If you are considering divorce and trying to learn about how

My Spouse Does Not Want a Divorce: What Should I Do? Six Strategies.

It would be nice if all marriages lasted. It would also be great if all divorces were uncontested and free of acrimony. Unfortunately, there is no “perfect” marriage and a

Ways To Cut Legal Fees During Divorce

Divorce or dissolution of marriage can be an expensive process. The emotional, familial and psychological impacts are hard enough to endure and the financial burden can make the aftermath quite
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When to Divorce Your Divorce Attorney.

Dear Attorney, It’s time we had a talk. We need to go our separate ways. You don't answer my calls, you don't listen to my needs, you aren’t interested in

Harrington Family Law – Fifteen Tips on Staying Sane During Property Settlement

For over thirty years, twenty as an accredited family law specialist, I have assisted countless clients in property settlements. Here are my fifteen tips on how to stay sane during
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Dual Citizenship and Divorce (Part Two)

My last post examined some of the early legal issues to consider when dual nationals decide to get a divorce. A divorce proceeding involving dual nationals can be complex. It can also

Dual Citizenship and Divorce (Part One)

As a Chicago divorce lawyer, I have directly handled Illinois divorce cases and family law matters involving dual citizenship.  These cases essentially involve the situation in which one, or both, parties