Survive Divorce.com – State specific divorce guides and laws

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Perspectives Counseling Centers

We are a private outpatient clinic, featuring over 35 educated and professional therapists of varied specialties and expertise — each graduate level trained, experienced and state licensed.

Karen Conti – Divorce Attorney

ContiLaw is a Chicago-based boutique litigation firm concentrating in business litigation and family law. The firm’s founder, Karen Conti, has been an aggressive, committed, and well-known litigator in Chicago for almost 30 years.

Kogut & Wilson, L.L.C.

Kogut & Wilson, L.L.C. handles family law and divorce matters in Cook, Lake, DuPage and Will County. The firm was founded by Eva Matela Kogut and Bryan J. Wilson in 2015. 

The Witt Law Firm, P.C.

We strive to be the best Chicago divorce lawyers.  All we do is family law: Chicago divorce, including high net worth divorces, child custody, and prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements. 

Divorce Care

Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions […]

Nanette A. McCarthy – Griffin, McCarthy, & Rice LLP

At GRIFFIN MCCARTHY & RICE LLP, it is our highest priority to guide and protect you throughout the process of a divorce, dissolution of civil union, or other family law proceeding with the least amount of disruption to your quality of life. 

Tanya Stanish, Attorney

Divorce is a highly individual matter, and Tanya J. Stanish is known for recognizing the unique factors of each case and tailoring her approach to fit the client and the situation whether in the courtroom, mediation or in collaborative law. Ms. Stanish represents a wide variety […]

Karen Pinkert-Lieb, Attorney

Ms. Karen Pinkert-Lieb’s strong background in finance, tax law and psychology render her uniquely suited to expertly navigate complex custody and financial cases and advance her client’s interests.   Her versatility as both a seasoned negotiator and a skilled […]

The Lilac Tree

The Lilac Tree is a resource and a haven for women contemplating divorce, in the process or post-decree. Our mission is to provide education, support and guidance to women in the divorce process, so that they can move confidently towards independence. 

Nancy Perkoski, Divorce Attorney

“Very reasonable rates for simple divorces in Chicago & North Shore.”

He’s History, You’re Not: Surviving Divorce After 40

In He’s History, You’re Not: Surviving Divorce After 40, Erica Manfred shares her own divorce experience, as well as the advice of experts, with specific sections tailored to women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s. 

The Divorce Remedy: The Proven 7-Step Program for Saving Your Marriage

Michele Weiner Davis goes beyond her marriage-saving bestseller, Divorce Busting, with this empowering and encouraging guide for revitalizing marriage and building stronger, more loving bonds.

Families in Transition, Inc

Dr. Wilner is a licensed clinical psychologist and mediator, who has been in private practice since 1993. She is the founder of Families in Transition Inc. (FIT), a clinical psychology practice specializing in meeting the complex needs of divorcing families, with offices […]

Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life

“A fully revised and updated edition of the essential guide for men and women moving through the turmoil of divorce.”

Brian James, Mediator

Our mission is to compassionately mediate families through times of life-altering transition and change occurring with separation and divorce. We  will assist in all aspects of establishing a new future for all family members.  

Should I Stay or Go, By Lee Raffel

Until now, couples facing the dilemma of deciding whether or not to stay in an unhappy marriage had three options: individual or couples therapy, separation, or divorce. Should I Stay or Go? 

Divorce Support Groups through Meetup.com

Find Divorce Support Groups in your area through Meetup.com. Support groups include: Divorce Support for Women, Divorce and Separation Support, […]

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It, By Pat Love and Steve Stosny

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It teaches couples how to get closer in ways that don’t require ‘trying to turn a man into a woman.

Standing on My Own Two Feet: A Child’s Affirmation of Love in the Midst of Divorce

Addison is a regular kid whose parents are going through a divorce, but he knows that no matter what happens, his parents will always love him. The text in this beautifully illustrated picture book […]

Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story For Little Kids About Divorce

Was It the Chocolate Pudding? tells the story of divorce in a typical family from the point of view of an engaging young narrator. Readers learn about divorce, and receive age-appropriate explanations…

Dinosaurs Divorce

Dinosaurs Divorce Will Help you Understand:  Divorce Words and What They Mean  Why Parents Divorce  What About You?  After the Divorce  Living with One Parent  Visiting Your Parent  Having Two Homes  Celebrating Holidays and Special Occasions  Telling Your Friends  

Two Homes

At Mommy’s house, Alex has a soft chair. At Daddy’s house, Alex has a rocking chair. In each home, Alex also has a special bedroom and lots of friends to play with. But whether Alex is with Mommy or with Daddy, one thing always stays the same – Alex is loved.

My Family’s Changing

This unusual picture book for younger children explores the issue of divorce. The author of this book is a psychotherapist and counselor and helps children to face their fears, worries and questions when their family is going through a break-up. A special feature, ‘What About You?’

KoKo Doll Divorce Book Package

Vicki Lansky provides a comforting way of going through an inevitably painful process while gently showing children that they didn’t cause the breakup. Because small children in particular often have trouble understanding new everyday arrangements, this book and doll helps children cope with and express new feelings.

When Mom and Dad Divorce: An Elf-Help Book for Kids

Addressing the needs of children and the adults who care for them. Written by Emily Menendez-Aponte. Divorce isn’t easy on anyone, least of all children. When Mom and Dad Divorce helps gently guide children through this painful passage.

Anastasia Has the Answers

Humiliated. That’s how Anastasia Krupnik feels whenever she tries to climb the ropes in gym class. How come everyone else can climb up those hateful ropes? Since Anastasia has decided to become a journalist, it should be easy to answer most questions. Then why can’t she understand about Daphne Bellingham’s parents’ divorce?

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids

This companion to Speaking of Divorce is for kids ages 7–12. In a simple question-and-answer format, the book gently explains what divorce is, why parents decide to divorce, new living arrangements, how to handle feelings, and other basics to help children understand what’s happening in their lives. 

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens

The popular author of The Divorce Helpbook for Teens is back with an all-new resource for teenagers in divorced and divorcing families. MacGregor knows that divorce can be especially tough on teens, and her warm and friendly guide offers a helping hand to teens struggling to answer the tough questions when their parents divorce: Why

Anastasia Has the Answers

Humiliated. That’s how Anastasia Krupnik feels whenever she tries to climb the ropes in gym class. How come everyone else can climb up those hateful ropes? Since Anastasia has decided to become a journalist, it should be easy to answer most questions. Then why can’t she understand about Daphne Bellingham’s parents’ divorce?

My Friend is Struggling with Divorce of Parents

When fifteen-year-old Jessica Ingram hears those words she knows she will never be the same. Suddenly her family—and her emotions—are in pieces. She feels as though her whole world is coming apart. Do you know any students like Jessica who are facing the separation or divorce of parents? What can you say or do to help?

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents’ Divorce: How to Land on Your Feet When Your World Turns Upside Down

The changes that come with divorce can be difficult for a girl. In this book, American Girl answers girls’ letters about every aspect of divorce, from the initial split-up to a parent’s remarriage. The book includes quizzes and tips, plus advice from girls who’ve been there and have wisdom to share.

Fred Stays With Me!

Told from the point of view of a young child whose parents are divorced, Fred Stays with Me follows a girl and her dog, Fred, from one parent’s house to the other’s, giving her a sense of continuity and stability. With a simple text and childlike language, the story expresses and addresses a child’s concerns,

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