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Protecting your assets during a gray divorce

Known as gray divorces, incidents of couples over 50 divorcing are on the rise. There are several reasons for the increasing number of older adults who choose to divorce, ranging from empty nest syndrome to simply growing apart over the years. Since people are living...

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Top 5 causes of divorce

Even divorces that are considered amicable bring about a significant amount of stress. In a recent small-scale study referenced in the National Library of Medicine, 52 divorced individuals shared their experiences. The results of this report reflect the reality for...

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Do I need a prenuptial agreement?

Getting married is a life-changing decision that understandably brings a range of emotions and even new responsibilities. While the focus should be on the love between you and your partner, it is important to consider practical matters such as prenuptial agreements....

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Helping children adjust to your divorce

One of the most important things for children who have parents going through a divorce is to ensure that they have a solid foundation. By showing them that you’re a parenting team when the split happens, you’re helping them to feel more secure. There are many ways...

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Who gets to keep the house during a divorce?

In many cases, divorcing couples will agree on who continues living in the marital home. But sometimes, when there is no consensus, the court will step in and make the decision. Illinois is an equitable distribution state, which means that a judge will make a decision...

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