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New Illinois law would restrict travel data in divorce requests

Although divorces can be civilized matters after people have already decided how they feel, the process can be demoralizing. Things that were part of a relationship are now matters for individuals with privacy, and evidence of arguments or disagreements can go from trivial to material evidence in court.

Divorced spouses may be entitled to Social Security benefits

It may be sad, but it is certainly true that more married couples are getting divorced than ever before. This is not just affecting newlyweds. Some people are divorcing as they approach the age to collect Social Security payments. And the act of ending a marriage may have an effect on how much people receive when they are ready.

Collaborative law adds new options for Illinois divorces

Divorce is often the conclusion when a pair of people who have committed to each other find themselves, either gradually or suddenly, with nowhere to turn. Although ending a marriage is not necessarily a bad choice, the process can be expensive for financial assets and taxing on emotional strength as well.

Illinois records became part of a child custody dispute

Divorce is always a difficult process, even if both spouses agree that it is the best thing for their futures. The most complicated and meaningful part of the process is dealing with the needs of children from the relationship. This may prove to be a priority for parents who never married, as children can be a divisive subject in any relationship that involves them.

What happens to the kids in an Illinois divorce?

No one thinks they will ever end up there when a marriage begins, but divorce court is the destination for around half of the newlyweds in the United States. Second and third marriages are even more likely to collapse before one spouse dies. But the main question for caring parents about to go through a divorce is "what happens to the kids?"

Watch what you say to your spouse during divorce

Even if you are on speaking terms with your soon-to-be-ex-spouse, that doesn't necessarily mean you should communicate during the divorce process. Sure, there are times when this is necessary, such as during mediation. However, you should be careful about what you say at other times.

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