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Most people in Illinois do not spend much time making major financial negotiations. With exceptions like homes and cars, a price on an item is generally set and if the price is too high, the purchaser simply walks away. In a divorce, however, the outcome of major financial negotiations has the potential to impact spouses for many years - perhaps even the rest of their lives. Asset and debt division, child support, and alimony (or spousal support, as it is called in Illinois) are important issues that must be handled carefully. Even for the savviest businessman or woman, these negotiations can…
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Managing issues associated with parenting during your Illinois divorce can severely test a divorcee’s patience. Nevertheless, parents must try to work together to create a parenting plan that lays out how parental responsibilities and parenting time will be allocated. 
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As anyone who has ever known a narcissist well can attest, setting boundaries and planning daily tasks with someone who is constantly obsessing over their own image and self-importance can be next to impossible. Parenting, which requires empathy, sacrifice, and humility, is particularly difficult with a narcissist as a partner and when you are facing many years of co-parenting with a narcissist, you may feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, others before you have managed this daunting task and come out the other side. Here are some tips for co-parenting with a narcissist. 
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Once an Illinois couple has decided to get divorced, both partners usually want the divorce to end as soon as possible. Although sometimes delays in the legal system are inevitable and complications arise, when spouses work cooperatively, divorce does not need to take longer than the time it takes to resolve all relevant issues. 
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Whether an attachment to a car is sentimental or purely practical, vehicles are an important part of the marital property division process in an Illinois divorce. Sometimes the division can be as simple as each spouse taking the vehicle they drive the most, but differences in vehicle value and when the vehicles were purchased and paid for can complicate the situation. If you are getting divorced and have questions about how vehicles and other marital property could be divided, an Illinois divorce attorney can help. 
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