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Financial considerations for Illinois divorce situations

Separating from a partner can be an emotionally traumatizing time, and it is made more so by the complexity of the process. For Illinois residents facing divorce, however, it is important to keep a clear head when it comes to the financial implications of the end of a marriage. Here are some things to keep in mind when approaching a divorce settlement.

How a divorce can affect your work life

Anyone in Illinois who has been through a divorce knows that it often affects every part of a person's life. Getting through the divorce process can be all-consuming for many people. These days, many people are turning to less confrontational ways to settle their issues, such as mediation or collaborative divorce. Regardless, even an amicable divorce can make it difficult to go to work every day as if nothing is happening.

Do-it-yourself divorce may not be the best bet

Money is often one of the most hotly contested issues in a marriage, and it should come as no surprise that it is often one of the most hotly contested in a marital dissolution. Illinois residents are well aware of the emotional and financial costs of divorce, which is why some are turning to the aptly named "DIY divorce" as an option. However, it is important for Illinois residents considering this form of divorce to remember that it has its own pitfalls.

Divorce can be difficult on children

A separation is a traumatic event in the lives of both spouses, but perhaps even more so for any children that may have been the product of their union. Divorce hits children hard, and as many Illinois residents are already aware, the process of determining child support and custody can be even more difficult. It is important for parents to be aware of their actions and seek support where appropriate to help themselves and their children persevere through this challenging time.

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