Is Your Divorce Lawyer Good at Keeping Secrets?

You want to keep it quiet. You don’t want your personal information, family life details, and financials in public records. You especially don’t want your life broadcast on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. We understand. We’re really good at keeping secrets. All attorneys in Illinois have an ethical duty of confidentiality. See Rule 1.6 in the […]

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Juli Gumina Talks Divorce on WCKG Remarkable Radio with Mark Imperial

Our very own DuPage County family law attorney Juli Gumina was interviewed in the spotlight feature “Let’s Talk Divorce” with Mark Imperial of WCKG radio’s Remarkable Radio show. In the interview, Attorney Gumina explains the most common concerns of her clients, the most common misconceptions of couples starting the divorce process, and some of the […]

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STG Divorce Law Partner Joseph Emmerth Releases His First Book on Amazon!

Our firm is thrilled to announce our very own Attorney Joseph Emmerth has released his first book on Amazon! His book, titled “Winning Your Divorce: The Top Ten Mistakes Men Make and How to Avoid Them”, is a comprehensive guide for men who are seeking a successful resolution to their divorce. This incredible accomplishment highlights […]

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Signs Of Financial Fraud During Your Divorce

Most individuals do not need to worry about financial fraud during their divorce. If they have been married for some time, it is likely each person knows the other’s finances. However, this is not always the case. In some marriages, particularly high net worth relationships, individuals handle their finances on their own and commingle very […]

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Changing the Narrative: Making Divorce A Positive Step Forward

Divorce is now as much a part of a normal adult life experience as is marriage—most marriages in the United States will end in divorce. Despite the negative images in the media, many divorces are not ugly and hostile. Even when a couple has to litigate important issues, divorce can be a positive step forward […]

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Creating New Holiday Traditions Can Help Children Cope With Divorce

Family traditions are an important part of the holiday season, but those that are going through divorce often find that old traditions are no longer feasible. When children are involved, this can create a parent-sized gap in the home and may even lead to excessive sadness or depression. Lift your child’s holiday spirits this season […]

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Top Reasons to Choose Mediation for Your Divorce

There are many paths to divorce. No single method is “right.” Instead, there is only what is right for you and your marriage. Yet many couples have found benefits to choosing mediation over other, more traditional forms of divorce. The following information outlines some of the biggest benefits to mediation so that you can determine if it […]

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Courts Continue to Rule that Embryos Are Property, Not People

Couples who struggle with infertility, or have a history of conditions that could lead to infertility (such as cancer), often have their embryos frozen to ensure they have the ability to have a family later on. What happens, though, if that couple then divorces? What happens to the embryos? Historically, they have been treated as […]

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Understanding And Minimizing The Impact Of Divorce On Children

Divorce is difficult for all involved parties, but children are often the most sensitive to the changes. Not only must they adjust to their family no longer being together, they often struggle with concepts that are well beyond their ability to understand. Thankfully, though, parents can help minimize the impact by understanding it. The following […]

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