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Divorce Mediation

When and if mediation is an appropriate divorce solution

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Divorce litigation can be a protracted and expensive process. Some Illinois couples who are facing the end of their marriage may want to consider mediation as a method of handling their divorces. Choosing mediation may save time…
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Mediation may be key to co-parenting success after divorce

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Thursday, August 11, 2016. In Illinois and throughout the U.S., couples who are ending their marriage have many decisions ahead of them, and for couples with minor children, the divorce process can become more complicated. Legal professionals believe that having a…
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Determining how to handle a divorce in Illinois

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Friday, March 11, 2016. Illinois residents who are contemplating a divorce have a few options for how to handle it. When a couple cannot agree on certain issues, like custody or asset division, the divorce will need to be litigated in…
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The benefits of family mediation

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. There are many reasons why a conflict may emerge between Illinois family members. However, if the situation cannot be resolved, it may be a good idea to seek mediation. It can be an alternative to therapy or…
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Mediation can lessen trauma associated with a divorce

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Estranged Illinois couples who are ending their marriage may want to consider mediation as a way to settle their divorce issues. The process is growing in popularity as a way to lessen the stress during this very…
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Mediation as a tool to handle divorce

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Friday, May 1, 2015. For Illinois couples considering divorce, mediation may be one option. However, in order to take advantage of the benefits of mediation, which include faster processing time and less cost when compared to a contested divorce, it is…
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When to pursue mediation in Illinois

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. In lieu of going to court, a case may be decided through a mediation session. Mediation does not always lead to a resolution of the case, and those who go through it do not necessarily have to…
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Illinois parents and child custody mediation

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Illinois parents are increasingly turning to child custody mediation to work out details of custody and visitation in a safe, neutral space. This method of resolving differences confers a number of advantages to both parents and children,…
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Overview of the divorce mediation process

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Mediation has many benefits for couples who are going through a divorce in Illinois. For many spouses, a mediated divorce can be much less stressful than divorce proceedings that are litigated in front of a judge in…
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Bringing down the cost of an Illinois divorce

On behalf of Janet Boyle of Boyle Feinberg Sharma posted in Divorce Mediation on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Some people try to deny their spouses reasonable spousal support or equitable property division during divorce proceedings. While that may feel good from an emotional standpoint, it could cost an individual more than it needs to to…
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Using mediation in an Illinois divorce

Mediation is a method of alternative dispute resolution, and as such, it is a different avenue through which divorcing spouses may be able to reach an agreement short of having a family court make decisions for them in property division, child custody, child support and spousal support. If the parties are able to reach an…
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Solving issues through mediation in Illinois

There are some questions that parents can ask each other before they decide to fight about child custody or when one parent will see the kids. When parents fight over the children, they are doing more damage to their emotions that could play on other aspects of their life. There could be one parent who…
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‘Frozen’ may have sparked divorce of couple in Japan

Sometimes, it’s amazing how easy it is to just “Let It Go.” It may not be a good joke, but in the wake of the following divorce story, it simply had to be made. According to an advice column from Japan, a man and woman may be going through a divorce because of the movie…
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How to know if litigation or divorce mediation is better

Illinois couples going through divorce proceedings may be questioning whether a settlement or divorce mediation is the best path for them. Sometimes, divorce involves complicated financial assets that need to be divided. Other times, they involve a difficult spouse who refuses to reach an agreement on anything. While divorce mediation and out of court settlements…
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Arnett, Poehler file for divorce after period of separation

Many an internet user wept a single tear today as Amy Poehler, the beloved star of “Parks and Recreation” and former member of “Saturday Night Live,” and Will Arnett, known for his role in “Arrested Development” among other comedic ventures, finally decided to divorce. Poehler and Arnett separated 18 months ago, but recently Arnett decided…
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