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Perspective from a Child of Divorce, Discussed by Family Law Attorney Leslie Fineberg

By Nottage and Ward on September 26, 2012

As an experienced divorce attorney in Chicago, Leslie Fineberg recognizes that there is no established set of rules that state how a child will react to or cope with the divorce of their parents. Of course, there are factors that can contribute to how a child handles divorce, including the way in which a child’s parents choose to tell them about it, but every child’s personality is different and therefore each will respond differently. There are some insights that can help adults and divorcing parents understand what children of divorce go through and how best to interact with them during divorce, however, and these insights come from children of divorce.

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Back-to-School after Divorce: What Parents Can Learn from Teachers, Part 2

By Nottage and Ward on August 27, 2012

The way you and your ex handle co-parenting after your divorce can have a significant impact on your child’s life, and one place where how you are handling your divorced situation can make or break your child’s success is school. In the last post of our “Back-to-School after Divorce” blog series, we offer some more advice for divorced parents from the teachers who see first-hand how what you are doing impacts your child:

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