Family Law

What is nesting?

Divorce is a difficult process, no matter how you go through it. If you have children, the difficulties increase exponentially. Particularly during the first phases of divorce, there is the matter of breaking the news to the children and figuring out living situations...

How can you talk about divorce with your teenager?

Discussing divorce with your children will always be difficult. The breakup between the heads of the household can give the rest of the family uncertainty. According to Healthline, teenagers may have more understanding than younger kids. However, you still want to...

Do I have to prove fault in my divorce?

Making the decision to get a divorce can be difficult. Sometimes, you may have a specific reason for making the choice. For example, if your spouse had an affair, it may push you to end the relationship. In other situations, you may not have any specific reason for...

How can you modify child support in Illinois?

Child support orders are common following a divorce involving minor children. The court recognizes that the circumstances of either the child or one of the parents can change at any moment. For that reason, you can file for a modification of a child support order....

Can social media affect your divorce?

Social media has the ability to bring people together all over the world. It is great for keeping in touch with friends and family, as well as showing off your personal and professional accomplishments. If you are currently navigating a divorce, social media can have...

Can you co-parent even at a distance?

Co-parents must move away from their child and custodial parent for many different reasons, ranging from active military duty to taking care of sick, elderly or injured relatives. In these situations, the co-parent who moves might wonder whether or not it is possible...

3 tips for letting your kids know about your divorce

If you plan on getting a divorce, you may worry about how your life will change. And if you have children, you may have concerns about how they will cope with this transition. Although the divorce rate is the lowest it has been in 50 years, according to the Institute...