Infidelity has caused the breakups of many marriages across the country, including some in Illinois. Although many people understand the emotional impact of a divorce caused by cheating, what part does infidelity play in the legal aspect of divorce?
Unless you have no marital assets or debts, no kids, and a very amicable break-up, divorce is stressful. You have to file paperwork, obtain a clear picture of your assets, figure out what you can live on after divorce, and determine the best way to unwind your entangled lives. For parents, however, property division may not be the most important aspect of a divorce. Child custody generally takes center stage.
By now, many people in Illinois have likely heard of the term "conscious uncoupling." Coined by actress Gwyneth Paltrow upon announcing her divorce, it describes an approach to divorce that is thoughtful and child-centric. Although many people have poked fun at the term, Paltrow and her soon-to-be ex may be on to something.
Many people in Belleville have probably heard of the online divorce, and some may think it sounds wonderful. A fast, easy and convenient way to get divorced? Who wouldn't be interested? Unfortunately, online tools simply cannot address all aspects of a divorce.