Collaborative Divorce and the Positive Impact of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 294

Today more Chicago couples are turning to collaborative divorce. For most of us, the word “divorce” brings to mind lengthy court battles, tens of thousands of dollars spent on attorneys’ fees, heartbreak, anger, and endless custody disputes. While it is true many of those cases exist, there are couples who would like to take a holistic and collaborative approach to the dissolution of their marriage. For those couples, Illinois Supreme Court Rule 294 should make collaborative divorce is a more effective option

While collaborative divorce has been used for a while in Illinois, the process was not enacted into law until August of 2017 and the statute did not become effective until January 1, 2018. The statute is 750 ILCS 90/1. Pursuant to the new statute, each party must sign an agreement meeting the requirements of the statute that sets out the parameters and each parties’ intentions.

The Collaborative Divorce Process — How It Works

Similarities to Divorce Mediation

Rule 294 and Disqualification of Lawyers Serving in Collaborative Process

Supporting the Collaborative Divorce Process

Incentive to Make Your Collaborative Divorce a Success

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