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Divorce Mediation Illinois 101

There are two ways to proceed with any divorce case in Illinois: Settlement negotiations; or Litigation Litigation is what you think of when you hear the word “divorce.” It’s where you’ll spend seemingly endless hours in court, pay a small fortune, and deal with a contentious, disagreeable negotiation for months, if not years. This makes […]

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As a leading alternative to divorce litigation, mediation is popular for couples that believe they can work together to resolve issues. Moreover, mediation makes the divorce process more manageable for many reasons as it offers unique benefits the traditional, court-driven method doesn’t. But, what do you know about mediation? Do you know the unique benefits […]

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3 Mediation Myths You Should Know

If you and your spouse are agreeable to settling issues in your case or already agree on many issues, mediation may be a great fit in contrast to litigation. Not only does the process offer greater control over the divorce process, but it also protects your privacy and is often quicker than traditional court because […]

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Divorce Q&A: Litigate or Mediate?

Mediation is amicable, allows you to settle your case, and helps you and your spouse cooperate better after divorce. Litigation is contentious, involves a significant amount of time in court, and can make for a difficult relationship following your divorce, especially if you’re co-parenting any children. As is the case with all decisions you’ll make […]

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There is no “right way” to end a marriage. The process can be painful and challenging both practically and emotionally. However, there are options you can pursue to lessen the blow. Mediation and collaborative divorce are both great options when you’re looking to settle your case and avoid some of the animosity traditionally associated with […]

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By nature, divorce is a high-conflict experience. As you work through issues such as property division, the division of debt, and other problems, conflict is sure to arise. However, it doesn’t have to be quite as conflict-driven as you may suspect. Mediation, as an alternative to litigating the issues in your divorce, is a great […]

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Mediation in Illinois is a term that is foreign to most individuals, especially those who are anticipating a contentious separation. After all, to mediate means you must work together with your spouse. And, if you’re coming from a history of disagreements and fighting, this may not seem like a viable option for your situation. However, […]

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When many people think about divorce, they think about months or years in court, endless arguments, and the high cost of litigation should a case go to trial. What many don’t realize, however, is that there is a better alternative: Mediation. This option is great for couples who disagree over a few issues but don’t […]

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About Attorney Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd.

Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. is a law firm concentrating solely on family law and has served clients in DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties for over 35 years.

We continue to work with clients in Naperville, Wheaton, Lisle, Oswego, Downers Grove, and the surrounding areas to provide one-on-one support and attention that will help you through this difficult time.

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