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Is the Collaborative Divorce Process Best for You?

Upset couple on a park bench considering using the Collaborative Divorce Process.

Is the Collaborative Divorce Process Best for You? by Karen Covy When you’re facing divorce, you’ve got a lot on your mind. You’re worried about money, your kids and your home. Your entire life is up for grabs. Plus your emotions are all over the board – you can go from anger to tears to […]

Healthy Divorce: How Collaborative Divorce May Be The Healthiest Way To Divorce

By Margaret Zuleger, JD Nobody can say divorce is good for your health, but Collaborative Divorce may be the healthiest way to go through a divorce. Scientific research confirms that stress is bad for our health. Stress raises your cortisol levels, and elevated cortisol levels create inflammation which is known to be the cause of […]

The Collaborative Process is the Best Option for Parents

Collaborative Process is the Best Option for Parents

By Rachel Moore, JD As a mom, I always want to do what is best for my daughter. And I know that other parents do too. But as a parent, you don’t always know what “the best” is or where to start to even figure it out. As they say, children don’t come with instruction […]

General Meeting 2017

Join us at this annual event to catch up with colleagues, meet new members, celebrate CLII’s accomplishments in the past year, and usher in the 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Although the General Meeting is complimentary for CLII Fellows, Associates and Affiliates, non-members may attend for a nominal fee – RSVP now

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You

Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You? A lot of people are talking about collaborative divorce these days. Many people think of collaborative divorce as a “kinder and gentler” way to get a divorce. But, how can you decide if collaborative divorce right for you? Start by asking yourself these questions: 1.Are you looking for a […]

The Best Reason to Use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

The Best Reason to Use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

The Best Reason to Use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois by Karen Covy People choose to use Collaborative Divorce in Illinois for a lot of reasons. It is more private than going to court. It costs less than going to trial. Collaborative Divorce provides you with more support than traditional litigation. It also preserves your relationship […]

Seven Things You Never Knew about Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

Seven Things You Never Knew about Collaborative Divorce in Illinois

Seven Things You Never Knew About Collaborative Divorce in Illinois by Denise Erlich, JD The divorce process can be one of the most stressful events of a family’s life. If you’re considering a Collaborative Divorce, here are seven things to consider when choosing a divorce option: 1. Collaborative Divorce is Effective One of the most […]

Tips to Make Long Distance Co-Parenting Work

Make Long Distance Co-Parenting Work

10 Tips To Make Long-Distance Parenting Work by Paulette Janus, LCSW At times, after parents divorce, one parent may need to relocate to a distance, whether hours away or to a different county, that makes a typical co-parenting schedule difficult or even impossible. Whether this relocation is due to a better employment opportunity, or to […]

When Pets Are Part of the Family

Pets in a divorce

When Pets Are Part of the Family by Theresa Beran Kulat A new divorce client came into my office to begin the divorce process. A high-income, high net-worth professional, he and his wife had been through counseling, valued their relationship, and decided that they wanted a divorce. They had been “nesting” for over a year, […]