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Building a Thriving Mediation Practice: Effective Marketing and Networking Tips for Divorce Mediators

June 10, 2023

Divorce is an unfortunate reality for many couples, but the manner in which it is approached can greatly impact the emotional and financial outcomes for both parties. In recent years, there has been a growing societal trend towards divorces that are less contentious and less costly. This shift in attitude has created a significant opportunity…

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A Healthier Practice: The Advantages of Focusing on Amicable Divorces for Divorce Lawyers

June 6, 2023

A Healthier Practice: The Advantages of Focusing on Amicable Divorces for Divorce Lawyers In recent times, a significant shift has occurred in the realm of divorce, with an increasing tendency towards more harmonious and friendly separations rather than bitter ones. This trend is characterized by a rise in the number of former spouses who continue…

What Happens to the Dog in a Divorce?

June 6, 2023

Who keeps the family dog? More and more, pet custody is becoming a contested issue in divorce cases. Join this discussion with pet custody specialist Karis Nafte who presents the key issues when looking at pet custody. She explains the different factors that should be looked at, the dog’s perspective, and provides key tips on…

How to use ChatGPT in your Legal Practice

May 14, 2023

Join us to view this special Amicable Divorce Network event focusing on the new technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the website and app-ChatGPT. We discuss how it works, what it is, and some prompts you can use to incorporate it into your legal practice. Presenter Lindsay Kennedy runs Legal Reinforcements, a business that connect law firms…

Real Estate Appraisals in the Current Real Estate Market

May 7, 2023

Wondering if a house is maintaining value in our current market? How can you get an appraisal with our up and down real estate values? Join real estate appraisers, and Amicable Divorce Network Members, Mike Congemi & Cynthia Milner. This discussion details how appraisers are producing reliable values in today’s market, how this compares with…

Why you should NOT DIY your Divorce

April 7, 2023

The success of a DIY divorce largely depends on the complexity of the case, the ability of the couple to work together and communicate effectively, and the accuracy of the information and documentation provided. Couples who have simple divorce with no assets or minor children are more likely to successfully use a DIY divorce solution…

Interview: What is ADN, how does it work, how does someone join

March 14, 2023

Join us for this interview with Tami Wollensak, CDLP & Chicago Amicable Ambassador and Tracy Moore-Grant, founder of the Amicable Divorce Network. Learn how the network was founded, what it does and how to join!

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Comparing Collaborative & Amicable Divorce

March 7, 2023

            It is not an exaggeration to say that we get asked on a daily basis how Amicable Divorce is different from Collaborative Divorce.  So we made a list. 1.         The team of professionals, and the process itself,  is designed for the parties based on their needs and finances. 2.         The choice of professionals is…

Tax considerations relating to divorce

February 26, 2023

By Hirsch Serman, MBA, CPA, CDFA Divorcing and divorced families can add a layer of complexity when filing their tax returns.  Below outlines some of the major items to consider and/or are often overlooked when working with someone going through a divorce or after the divorce is finalized. Picking the right filing status If you…

Roadblocks to the Mortgage you Need?

February 20, 2023

Can you Overcome Financing Roadblocks to the Mortgage you Want? Lapses in employment. Lack of consistent support. Many roadblocks exist between a party going through a divorce and mortgage success. Join an Amicable Divorce Discussion with Tami Wollensak, Certified Divorce Lending Professional and Chicago Amicable Ambassador to learn how to overcome these roadblocks in your…