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Simplifying your divorce

People often have negative connotations come to mind when they think about the divorce process, especially if they are preparing for a divorce or are already going through one with their spouse. To be sure, divorce can be difficult, even for those who are fully prepared and able to cooperate with their former partner. However, there are many different strategies that can be employed to make divorce easier, and we will focus on some in this blog post. Simplifying divorce is especially important for parents, those with a high net worth and anyone who is particularly concerned about divorce-related challenges.

Understanding divorce from the perspective of your children

One of the most difficult parts of your pending divorce may be seeing the effect it is having on your children. Despite the growing divide between you and your spouse, you both share something in common, something critical, the children you have had together. At Essig Law Office in Illinois, we have helped many families through the painful and challenging course of a divorce. 

Can you stop your ex-spouse from taking the kids out of state?

As a parent, you may have a difficult enough time as is saying goodbye to your children for the weekend, knowing full well that they will be safe and snug in their other parent's house across town. If an emergency occurs, you can be there in 10 minutes, 15 minutes tops, and if you cannot be there, your mom, dad, sister or other trusted friend can. That confidence goes out the window when your ex tells you he or she plans to take your kids out of Illinois for vacation.

Debt division in a divorce

For many people in Illinois, the mention of a divorce may conjure up challenging negotiations between spouses about how they will split up their marital assets. While this can definitely be a major part of a divorce, it is important for people to remember that they must also figure out how to split up their debts when they get divorced.

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    -Donna Jones Craig Jim Maloof Realtor

  4. The Essig staff are courteous and helpful, and the attorneys are professional and knowledgeable. They are very efficient, with prompt turn-around times on title orders and real estate closings. I would highly recommend this office to others!

    -Donna Jones Craig Jim Maloof Realtor

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