As a divorce mediator and Illinois divorce lawyer, I know that former-spouses may have disagreements even after a divorce is finalized. That;s not surprising.  Parents are often married for a shorter period of time than exists from their divorce to the time their youngest child turns 18. In other words, time as a divorced parent of a child can exceed the time as a married parent of a child.

Parties can mediate disputes that occur after divorce, known as the “post-decree” time period (because it is after the divorce “decree”, or judgment).

What is Post-Decree Mediation? [continue reading…]

No matter if you want to mediation your divorce in Chicago, Schaumburg, Naperville or Joliet or anywhere else in Illinois), one thing nearly for certain is that preparing for mediation of an Illinois divorce will make mediation more effective.

I wrote this article to help people figure out how to prepare for divorce mediation in Illinois. [continue reading…]