When Illinois residents decide to get a divorce, they may turn to mediation. This method of dispute resolution is particularly popular for those who want to keep the talks civil while saving time and money. However, both parties can make mediation even easier if they are willing to prepare before meeting with the mediator.
Child custody and parenting time disputes are the worst. The notion of your ex denying you time with your child can be dirty and underhanded, but it does not help the situation to retaliate against them. It also doesn’t help to give up and simply fade away out of the child’s life.
As we pack away our summer sandals and dust off our fall boots, your kids enter a new school year. Child custody arrangements are relatively simple during the summer – your family spends a week at the beach, your child spends a week at soccer camp but otherwise, you have your days with the kids, and your ex-spouse has theirs.
For any parents who do not both live in the same home with their children, child support is going to be an issue to some extent. After all, a child has a right to receive financial support form both of his or her parents, and this is going to take the form of either actually providing food, shelter and clothing or chipping in financially via a regular payment.
A person can be full of worries when they decide to get divorced. They may have heard all kinds of horror stories about divorce. They may be worried that their divorce will be nothing but a harrowing experience.