Family mediators in Chicago are tasked with helping family members reach an agreement regarding a legal case that will be formalized into a contract or order which will be binding on the parties. Family mediators in Chicago may be hired in a variety of cases….
Part of the job of a divorce mediator in Chicago is to dispel misconceptions about the process of mediation. Some common myths that a divorce mediator in Chicago hears include: We Aren’t Capable of Mediating Some parties believe that they cannot successfully mediate because they…3
Divorce mediation in Chicago is a peaceful alternative to the typical adversarial process involved in a litigated divorce. In mediation, parties work out legal issues, including custody decisions, living arrangements, property division, spousal support and child support. Parties turn to divorce mediation in Chicago because…1
A family mediator in Chicago Illinois can help settle a number of cases. The key ingredient for any successful mediation is the parties’ willingness to fully engage in the process. Family mediators in Chicago Illinois often help resolve the following types of cases: Divorce Divorce…2
In my last blog post I suggested that sending mediation clients off to separate attorneys was not being helpful. In response to this proposition one reader, an attorney and mediator from California, suggested that I had a low opinion of attorneys. …0
The first time I learned what divorce meant, I was seven and a half. The year was 1955 and it was my first trip to New York City. My parents had dropped me off to stay overnight with my divorced Grandpa Eddie and his new…0
Using trusts to secure assets in the event of divorce – Written by Joseph M. Lucas & Associates, L.L.C.
Before people in Illinois get married, they can play an active role in managing their assets and properties to protect themselves and their financial future. The manner in which title to property is held can have a dramatic impact on property division when a divorce…0
Anuradha Venkataprasad decided to return to Hyderabad after severing her seven-year-old marriage in USA. Anuradha had already become a US citizen when she applied for the divorce in a Florida court in USA. She was awarded alimony by the courts in Florida, in accordance with…0
While going through divorce is no walk in the park, as men seeking to be better men we can influence the dissolution process so that a more collaborative result can occur. We can begin to consider a higher context that will serve us, our children, and our soon to be former spouse in lasting decisions that effect everyone.0