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What are the pros and cons of divorce mediation in Illinois?

Divorce mediation is an alternative to litigation that couples can choose to resolve issues. In Illinois, this method involves a neutral third party who assists the parties with resolving conflict. This mediator is responsible for facilitating communication between the parties, and assisting while they negotiate an agreement .

When can a person be charged with failure to pay spousal support?

One of the most difficult issues to navigate in an Illinois divorce is how much a supporting spouse must pay to the other spouse. Often, these situations can become contentious with the spouse obligated and ordered to pay child support failing to do so. It is illegal to flout the order to pay support. When there is an issue making the payments or a supported spouse is not receiving what he or she is supposed to, the person who is failing to pay can be charged with failure to support. It is important to understand the circumstances under which a person can be charged with this offense.

David Schaffer elected into The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

David Schaffer of Schaffer Family Law, Ltd, in Naperville has been elected into The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). This is a global honorary society of lawyers, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars. Fellows are elected by their peers and membership is limited to one percent of licensed U.S. lawyers and a limited number of international lawyers.

How does Illinois law treat property division in a divorce?

Property division disputes are common in many divorces in Illinois. This is true regardless of the financial circumstances. It can happen to people who have significant assets, those who are considered middle class and people who are of modest means. Oftentimes, people enter a marriage with certain property they consider their own. After they are married, they accrue different levels of property ranging in value. Sifting through complex property division issues first requires an understanding of state law and how it treats property.

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