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Child Custody and Motherhood on the Run in Illinois

ThinkstockPhotos-949352838.jpgIt's Mother's Day. A time to celebrate but here is a word of warning. The rules governing child custody are changing in Illinois and elsewhere. More and more women are losing custody of their children. This is a very noticeable trend and this blog will attempt to ascerrtain why.

Alimony or Spousal Support in Illinois

Cash and Ring.jpgAlimony or what we now call spousal support is a major issue in divorces especially in Illinois. Illinois is a very liberal state when it comes to alimony or spousal support. In Illinois, we now have a formula which essentially takes 30% of the higher wage earner's salary and subtracts 20% from the lower wager earner's wages. 

Why Choose Divorce Mediation?

Family separated.jpgBeing a Divorce Attorney with years of experience in the Divorce Courts, I can definitely see the benefits of Divorce Mediation. That is why I received formal training in Divorce Mediation and why I work as a team with another trained Attorney Mediator. I also see the incredible benefits of Custody Mediation for unmarried couples who want to attempt to fashion a workable Parenting Plan.

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