Course DescriptionEnding a marriage is often one of the most painful experiences in a person’s life. Many couples beginning a divorce are unprepared for the numerous decisions and emotions that are inherent in negotiations, documents, and court procedures. Whether you are representing yourself or hiring an attorney for your case, smart decisions are made when you surround yourself with a team of qualified professionals. Jennifer Howe, an attorney, will provide a basic overview of the divorce process in Illinois and recent changes in family law that may affect you. Pamela Rak, a clinical social worker and divorce coach, offers strategies to avoid emotional pitfalls and to manage the stresses and uncertainties ahead.
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