blog home post divorce cohabiting - Chicago Illinois Family Law Blog

post divorce cohabiting - Chicago Illinois Family Law Blog

Attorney Jeffrey Knipmeyer Discusses Issues Surrounding Divorce and Economy

By Nottage and Ward on June 25, 2012

Jeffrey Knipmeyer, an experienced family law attorney with the Illinois law firm Nottage and Ward, understands the impact of economic recession on married couples more than most. Financial issues are a common cause for divorce, but the difficult financial state of some married couples may have other effects, including the postponement of divorce and even the decision for recently divorced couples to cohabitate until they obtain financial security individually. Living with your ex can be very stressful, which is why it is important to keep a few ground rules in mind. The Huffington Post offers these five tips for cohabitating with your ex while still trying to move on with your life:

  1. Plan out who pays for what. Financial issues may have been a factor in your divorce, and they can continue to create problems. The last thing you want is a stressful and even hostile living arrangement.
  2. Be considerate. Clean up after yourself, always ask to use something that is not yours and just generally practice good manners.
  3. Read more…

Little Black Pearl The Business of ArtWe are proud sponsors of Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center.

To learn more, click here.

Friends of the Chicago RiverProud Member of Friends of the Chicago River.

To learn more, click here.

Client Reviews

Five Stars5 Leslie has been the strongest representation I could ask for

Leslie has been the strongest representation I could ask for in a very complicated, emotional matter. She has continuously looked out for my best interest and the best interest of my son. She is always prompt in getting back to me and in keeping me well informed about my case.

Read More Client Reviews

Avvo Top Contributor Family Law - Jeffrey Knipmeyer
Avvo Top Contributor Divorce Law - Jeffrey Knipmeyer