I read an article last night that has stuck with me longer than most. A man in Tennessee was arrested for his 12th DUI after dropping off a teenager (his child?) at a school for troubled teens. What is wrong … Continue reading
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Mother, Madre, Mère
I received this beautiful necklace as a gift. A circular pendant inscribed with the word Mother translated into 13 different languages. Amazing to realize that throughout many different cultures, the word for mother is very similar. Mom, Matka, Mae, Mutter, … Continue reading
The Power of Art
There is something about the power of art. I miss it – and must put “paint” back on my to-do list. When I was younger, I always enrolled in at least one art class to help me balance out the … Continue reading
This morning I had the wonderful experience of having breakfast with a person that I greatly admire and respect. The conversation was easy and it ranged from business to family to tips & recommendations. It was the first time we … Continue reading
Substance Abuse Counselor?
An Illinois Collaborative Divorce uses various team members to proactively help an individual and family through a divorce which can be useful for families suffering from substance abuse or dependency. Learn more about both the collaborative process and finding a … Continue reading
5 Tips to save on time, money, & conflict during divorce
5 tips to save on time, money, and conflict during a divorce: 1. Be proactive. 2. Do your homework. 3. Organize and write down your schedule. 4. Anticipate and limit issues. 5. Meet with an Illinois divorce attorney. For information … Continue reading
What makes Collaborative Divorce different? It is a proactive alternative dispute resolution method that provides couples with the option of using a neutral team of professionals in addition to their attorneys to help guide the couple through the negotiation process. … Continue reading
What is Collaborative Divorce?
What is collaborative divorce? Why might it be an appropriate option for you? If you wish to minimize conflict and costs, learn more about Collaborative Divorce by reading our full post here. Collaborative Divorce Atorney Erin Birt regularly receives training … Continue reading
Addiction and the Family in Collaborative Divorce
There is a correlation between substance abuse and divorce. The Collaborative Divorce process can help a family going through a divorce and suffering from substance abuse or addiction. For more details, please read our full post here.
Are Mediators Mandated Reporters in DuPage County?
Are mediators mandated reporters in DuPage County? The DuPage County local court rule is clear, for details, please read our full post here.