Lincoln Park Family Mediation Attorneys | Divorce Mediation Lawyers, Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park Family Mediation Attorneys | Divorce Mediation Lawyers, Lincoln Park

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O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

1941 N. Elston Ave., Ste. A
Lincoln Park
IL
60642

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(312) 736-1384

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chicago@oflaherty-law.com

9 am - 5 pm Mon - Friday
After 5 pm by Appointment
11 am - 3pm Saturday & 11 am - 2 pm Sunday by Appointment

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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How Lincoln Park Divorce Mediation Works

In this article our Lincoln Park family mediation attorneys discuss the process of divorce mediation, with an emphasis on how important resolving disputes can be for both parties. Through mediation, both sides can reach an amicable solution with the need of expensive court fees. This can be done with the assistance of a professional mediator. Mediation may be initiated voluntarily by the parties at any stage of their case, even before filing for divorce.  It may also be ordered by the court in a domestic relations case.  Even if the parties attend mediation because they were ordered to do so by the court, any resulting agreement as a result of the mediation is voluntary.

All of the circuit courts in Illinois have mandatory mediation programs for cases involving child custody or visitation issues.  However, parties can be excused from mediation if the court determines that an impediment to mediation exists, such as domestic violence.

Lincoln Park family law attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses family mediation and how it is can be voluntary and involuntary in the state of Illinois furthermore discussing the fees that can be associated with a mediator

Dissipation & Contribution in Lincoln Park Divorces

In this article, our Chicago family mediation attorneys explain the difference between contributions and dissipation when it comes to marital estates. We discuss what assets are typically considered marital and non-marital assets in the eyes of the courts and how the courts differentiate them. When one spouse uses marital resources for non-marital purposes, it is likely they have “dissipated” the marital estate. If a dissipation has occurred, then the spouse who has caused the dissipation must reimburse the marital estate for this improper expenditure. A contribution, on the other hand, occurs when one spouse uses non-marital funds to contribute to a marital expense. When a contribution has occurred then the contributing party is entitled to reimbursement from the marital estate.

In this video, Lincoln Park divorce mediation lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains dissipation and contribution in Lincoln Park divorce cases.

Collaborative Divorce Vs. Cooperative Divorce

In this article, our Lincoln Park family mediation attorneys discuss in detail both collaborative and cooperative divorce. Similar to divorce mediation, Cooperative and Collaborative divorce alls parties to potentially resolve dispute that arise in a divorce outside of court. This allows both parties to save time and money on attorneys fees along with the stress. In both of these types of divorce, the parties attempt to reach a settlement without a mediator.

In this video, Lincoln Park divorce mediation lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains dissipation and contribution in Lincoln Park divorce cases.

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