Due to the rise in couples foregoing having children and instead deciding to become “pet” parents, it has become more common for couples going through divorce to want to set forth clear provisions for the allocation of their pet. Illinois has recently enacted a statute...

What is Mediation? Mediation is a confidential process in which a neutral third party assists the parties in reaching a mutually acceptable agreement. Mediators do not advise, take sides or render a judgment. The mediator can meet, or caucus, with parties and counsel them individually regarding...