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Do you know how divorce mediation works?

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Going through a divorce is never a simple process, but it doesn't have to be nearly as stressful and contentious as some people make it out to be. There are times when you...

Include the right details in your parenting agreement

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Monday, July 10, 2017. In the event of a child custody dispute, it's only natural to believe that you'll end up in court at some point in time. While this could happen, here's something to...

Know the penalties in Illinois for drunk driving

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Thursday, August 3, 2017. With football season just around the corner, people are going to head out to parties to watch the games. Other festivities might also come up. One thing that many parties...

Tips to keep your divorce “healthy”

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Friday, September 1, 2017. Is there such a thing as a nice and easy divorce? Maybe for couples that were only married for two seconds and did not have enough time to make any joint purchases or...

Fathers can have their child support modified

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in Family law on Friday, March 10, 2017. Are you a divorced father? Do you take great pride in providing your child with the financial support he or she needs in order to live a good life? If you pay child...

An attorney can help you fight for custody of your children

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Divorce is a complicated process, and it can be an emotionally difficult time as well. One of the hardest things may be the involuntary separation from your children. If your...

Pushing for your parental rights in a contentious divorce

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Divorce has a way of bringing the worst out in people. It can be an isolating, painful experience. Those who feel hurt often choose to lash out at others, and that's...

Mediation might help you work out a co-parenting plan

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Friday, November 3, 2017. Mediation is a very useful tool when it comes to working out a divorce settlement and child custody. If you and your-soon-to-be ex-husband both want a divorce without a...

The requirements for a simplified joint dissolution of marriage

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Divorcing Illinois spouses often have two big questions on their mind: How much is this going to cost? And, how long is this going to take? Cost and timing vary based on...

3 things to remember during a DUI stop

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Monday, February 5, 2018. Imagine driving home on Friday night after spending time at your favorite Belleville hangout. With only a few more blocks to go, you suddenly see red and blue lights...

Even high asset divorces benefit from mediation

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Divorce mediation allows couples who want to face divorce with civility and respect an alternative to traditionally mediated divorce. Even in cases where couples find it...

Choosing divorce mediation can help make it easier for your kids

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Divorce is a difficult time for everyone in your family. You and your spouse will deal with the sorrow, anger and grief that come from a failed marriage. Your children will...

What is a property division checklist?

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in blog on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. What are your primary concerns regarding the divorce process? Are you worried about child custody and child support? Have you turned your attention to property division,...

Succeed as a father with these co-parenting tips

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Sunday, May 6, 2018. As a father going through the divorce process, you'll probably have some major concerns about your future relationship with your child or children. Your success as a father is important to...

Take action to protect your teen from juvenile DUI charges

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The teenage years are a time of experimentation and learning through mistakes. Even the best teenagers rebel during high school and college, trying drugs and breaking rules to see what they...

Could hidden assets have an impact on your pending divorce?

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Thursday, July 5, 2018. If you are considering filing for divorce or have filed and are preparing to head to court, you should not ignore the potential for hidden assets. Hidden assets can actually take more than...

Important things to remember about a parenting agreement

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Going through the divorce process is never easy. In addition to your personal well-being, you must make decisions that protect your child or children as well. A parenting agreement can...

Should you go to court to fight a speeding ticket?

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Monday, September 3, 2018. Speeding, or intentionally driving faster than the posted speed limit, is likely one of the most ubiquitous crimes. Almost everyone speeds at some time or another. Whether you are a...

An attorney can help place a value on assets in a divorce

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in None on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Over the course of a marriage, many couples obtain a wide variety of assets. These can range from retirement accounts and investment properties to fine art or expensive...

Do you know what assets are marital and which ones are separate?

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Monday, October 1, 2018. An Illinois divorce often comes with a generous serving of financial uncertainty. Many people will put off ending their marriage out of fear of how it will affect their finances....

Adjust your attitude toward divorce to minimize its impact

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. In the early days of the process, getting a divorce can feel like the end of your life as you know it. After all, you have likely spent many years devoted to the same relationship. Now,...

Will a DUI checkpoint lead to an arrest?

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Friday, December 7, 2018. It doesn't matter where you're driving or the time of the day (although nighttime is more common), you could find yourself heading straight into a DUI checkpoint. As stressful as it may...

Understanding voluntarily assumed paternity

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Saturday, December 29, 2018. In the best of circumstances, both parents will agree on the question of who the father of the child happens to be. In fact, this is what happens in the vast majority of childbirths:...

Reasons why a Breathalyzer test could render inaccurate results

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Most drivers aren't aware of just how inaccurate a Breathalyzer test result can be. But defense attorneys tend to know that they can challenge a Breathalyzer test in court if...

Tips to make child custody situations a bit easier for everyone

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Life with children after a divorce isn't always easy. Not only do you have to deal with the usual issues that come with raising children, you also have to deal with potential...

Beware of Illinois parking laws to avoid facing tickets

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Anyone who drives in Illinois must ensure that they are familiar with the parking laws in the state. These are sometimes denoted by signs, but there are also many laws that are universal...

Deployment and child custody: Your options

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Friday, March 29, 2019. When you're in the military, there may be a question as to your ability to care for your child. Clearly, if you are deployed, it won't be possible to have custody of your child. This...

A modification can help you assume parental responsibilities

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. on Friday, May 31, 2019. There are many reasons why you could feel displeased with the terms of the parenting plan in your Illinois divorce. Maybe you were going through some legal issues or professional ones, like...

Key insurance changes you need to make during divorce

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in Family law on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Divorce carries with it many legal and logistical issues. There may be property to divide, child custody to decide on and financial arrangements to be made. One...

Three estate plans to update after a divorce

On behalf of Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. posted in Family law on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Divorce inherently involves an extreme amount of change. Everything from your relationship to where you live changes after a separation. However, the change doesn't...