Hiring A Lawyer

I want a divorce. Where do I start?

By Marvin Mendez, Divorce and Family Law Attorney Divorce is hard. It takes energy, time and money—but an excellent attorney can make things easier along the way. If you feel overwhelmed, don’t know where to start or are simply looking for reassurance about the process, keep reading. I break down…

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I Found a Divorce Attorney. Now What?

By Marvin Mendez, Divorce and Family Law Attorney, Principal After you find a divorce lawyer who aligns with your values, breathe a sigh of relief! Congratulate yourself for taking the first challenging step. You now have a professional on your team who can walk you through every step of the…

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What Happens When I Get Served Divorce Papers?

By Marvin Mendez, Divorce and Family Law Attorney, Principal Getting served divorce papers can be a daunting and emotional experience—especially if you don’t know they’re coming. In an Illinois divorce, if you aren’t expecting to be served, an attorney will reach out via email to serve you papers. If you…

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How To Prepare For Divorce

By Joshua E. Stern Divorce is unique in that it is both a seismic life event and one that comes with few reference points. Many people do not personally know someone who has been divorced and never expected to be in the situation they now find themselves in. The internet…

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I Want An Aggressive Divorce Lawyer

I am often told by potential clients that they need an aggressive divorce lawyer. Their spouse or ex is crazy, manipulative, narcissistic, and otherwise hungry for conflict. They cannot be reasoned with. They are looking for someone to fight back and stand up for them. They want to know if…

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