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Wheaton IL divorce attorneysStress is a common and well-known side effect of divorce, but many underestimate just how significant the impact of that stress can be. Concentration and memory may be diminished. Emotions may seem to be erratic and unpredictable. In addition, prolonged stress can increase the risk of long-term health complications, such as heart disease, obesity, depression, and even cancer. Protect yourself from these risks by learning how to effectively manage the stress of divorce.

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A lot of divorcees attempt to save money by doing more of the work themselves. They put off therapy when they need it. They use information they find on the internet to file for their divorce. If they have lost their insurance, they may even skip trips to the doctor when they start experiencing troubling symptoms. Be aware: these shortcuts might seem like a great way to save money during the divorce process, but the long-term consequences can be costly and irreversible.

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Wheaton divorce lawyersParents choose to stay home with their children for a number of reasons. For some, their family's lifestyle is easily supported by their spouse's income, which gives them the financial flexibility to spend time with their children. Others may stay home out of necessity.

Regardless of the reason – be it to care for a special needs child, a desire to parent full-time, or simply because they can – all are at risk for lifelong poverty, should their marriage end in divorce. If you are a stay-at-home parent and planning on filing for divorce, or have already been served with divorce papers, learn what you need to know about protecting your financial future, and how you can obtain skilled legal counsel, even if you have no assets of your own.

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DuPage County divorce lawyersDivorce is a mentally, emotionally, and often financially challenging process that can impact almost every aspect of your life. Furthermore, there are several pitfalls and missteps that can have a long-term effect on your life. But can divorce hurt your credit rating? And, if so, how?

Filing for Divorce Does Not Equal Credit Doom

The act of filing for divorce itself does not impact your credit. Instead, it is the actions or inactions following divorce that can negatively affect your credit score. For example, if you are ordered to pay child support during the divorce decree but fail to make your payments, a judgement may be entered against you. Ultimately, this judgement will have a negative impact on your credit rating.

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