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A few simple steps may make divorce process simpler

Divorce is essentially a complex solution to complex marital problems. However, although a divorce proceeding is characterized by emotional upheavals and complexities, it can be made simpler. A few simple steps may help individuals going through divorce in Illinois to complete the process more easily.

Third-party trust may be area of contention during divorce

During the process of divorce in Illinois, one of the biggest concerns a person may have is how to handle asset distribution and property division. After all, the decisions made during the divorce will impact the individual's ability to be financially secure in the years following the divorce. Third-party trusts may especially be a source of contention during divorce.

Stevie Wonder will pay $25,000 per month in child support

In Illinois, child support can be a cause of conflict between two parents who are going through the process of divorce. In most cases, child support obligations come to an end when the child reaches the age of 18 or becomes emancipated -- for example, he or she marries or joins the military. In one recent out-of-state case, well-known and recently divorced singer Stevie Wonder has been ordered to pay a whopping $25,000 in child support.

Child custody matters may be confusing to toddler

During a divorce in Illinois, the kids are sometimes caught in the middle when their parents are battling over child custody. This is difficult for children at any age, but it can be uniquely challenging for a toddler. A few tips may help divorcing parents to prepare a toddler for the change to come while dealing with child custody issues.

Divorce involving family business may be tricky to navigate

People in Illinois naturally hope that their marriages will bring them happiness forever, but, unfortunately, divorce is sometimes unavoidable. Divorce is challenging for any couple, but it is especially nightmarish for a couple who co-owns a business. A few tips may help married people who own businesses together navigate the complex divorce process.

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