10 Tips for Divorcing a Narcissist in Illinois

divorcing a narcissist

Going through a divorce is never easy. It often takes a huge emotional and financial toll on both parties and their families. However, when your soon-to-be-ex is a narcissist, it can be even harder. Narcissism is a personality disorder that often manifests in a lack of empathy, attention-seeking behavior, and an inflated sense of self-importance.…

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Who Gets the House in an Illinois Divorce?

who gets the house in a divorce in Illinois

During any divorce, there are certain factors that must be considered, such as how to split up assets and debt, alimony, and child custody (known as parenting allocation in Illinois). In many divorces, one of the most challenging assets to split is the house – which is also known as the marital home. It is…

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Enforcement or Modification of Divorce Judgments

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What can you do if your ex suddenly stops paying child support or is falling behind on spousal support payments? What about if your ex refuses to honor the terms in the parenting time plan? When this happens, you may have a couple of options in the state of Illinois. You may choose to enforce…

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Splitting Stock Options in a Divorce

Splitting Stock Options

Dividing property and assets in a divorce is complicated and often messy. Both spouses may bristle at the thought of losing assets or part of their financial nest egg. In complex divorces, couples may own stock options. These options are often difficult to divide fairly and can be a major source of contention in the…

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How Long to Wait After Separation to Divorce?

separation to divorce

If you and your spouse are considering divorce, you may wish to consider a legal separation first. In Illinois, married couples have the option to file for divorce immediately on the grounds of irreconcilable differences or seek a legal separation. This law changed in 2016. Prior to 2016, Illinois couples had to live separately for…

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