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Preparing for the Financial Affidavit Process

July 26th, 2018 by

Preparing for the Financial Affidavit Process If you find yourself headed into family court as a party in a divorce, […]

Child Safety Tips Often Overlooked By Parents

June 28th, 2018 by

You know that as a parent, you would do everything in your power to keep your child safe. Whether it’s […]

Staying Positive Through Challenging Times

June 8th, 2018 by

3 Simple Tips for Staying Optimistic in Tough Times “Chin up! Everything will be OK.” “You just need to be […]

Break Free From the Paralyzing Pain of Divorce

May 29th, 2018 by

Break Free From the Paralyzing Pain of Divorce Experiencing a divorce brings about an overwhelming jumble of emotions, leaving people […]

Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Divorce

April 30th, 2018 by

How Divorce in Illinois Relates to Substance Abuse With the changes to Illinois law commencing on January 1, 2016, Illinois […]

How Illinois House Bill 4113 Would Affect Families

April 16th, 2018 by

Illinois’ Proposed Equal Parenting Bill Law Would Automatically Divide Parenting Time Equally Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would […]

Paw-rental Responsibilities

March 30th, 2018 by

In January 2018,  the implementation of Illinois’ pet custody law has re-defined our pets, from the old definition as “property” […]

The Epidemic of Bullying

September 19th, 2017 by

Bullying is a multi-layered cross-cultural plague. Our children are like little sponges, but with limited ability to filter and differentiate […]

Choosing a Mortgage Lender

April 7th, 2017 by

Shopping for a lender can seem like a daunting task, but the good news is that you probably already have […]

How Organized Are You Financially? Four Essential Topics Spouses Need to Plan For…..

February 20th, 2017 by

How Organized Are You Financially? Four Essential Topics Spouses Need to Plan For….. What amazes me, as a Financial Planner, […]

Year-end Tax-smart Investing Ideas

December 15th, 2016 by

    Adam Underhill-Financial Advisor FINANCIAL FOCUS Year-end Tax-smart Investing Ideas By: Edward Jones As 2016 draws to a close […]

Five Tips to Being Successful in Court

June 1st, 2016 by

Five Tips to Being Successful in Court Outside of a traffic ticket, this may be your first real trip to […]

The Importance of Financial Disclosure Statements

September 24th, 2014 by

Most couples have one party who is much more conversant with the income, assets and liabilities of the family. At […]

Illinois Child Support Guidelines

August 8th, 2014 by

Child support is a periodic support payment that is often ordered when two parents are no longer living together. Public […]

College Expenses-Navigating Allocation & Your Plan

July 25th, 2014 by

In the last section of our College Expenses series, we address the issue of allocating post-high school expenses and your […]

College Expenses-Navigating What, When & How Much

July 16th, 2014 by

Our previous article entitled “College Expenses-Navigating the Legal Framework” introduced you to the topic and the relative statutes. This section […]