Posts From Michael Craven

Michael Craven
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Michael C. Craven is a well-known divorce attorney in Chicago, CPA and a partner of the law firm, Harrison & Held, LLP, located in the Chicago area. He is highly respected among other divorce attorneys, judges and his clients. He also holds a Master of Tax Law Degree (LLM). For more information about his services, contact Michael at mcraven@harrisonheld.com or at Divorce Lawyers Chicago.

What To Do if you are Facing a False Accusation

When a couple divorces, there are bound to be hurt feelings. Hurt feelings can lead to individuals lashing out at each other, sometimes making threats and accusations. When you are

Coping Through a Bitter Divorce

Between 40 and 50 percent of married partners in the U.S. end up in divorce. Unfortunately, not only is divorce a legal technicality; it’s also an emotional roller coaster. You

Almost a ‘Do It Yourself’ Divorce

As a divorce attorney, I understand that the cost of a divorce can often be expensive. However, if someone cannot afford the full services of a divorce lawyer, there is

How to Get Through a Contentious Divorce

Going through a divorce is a difficult process. From making the decision to move forward to heading into court, there are many stops on the long road to the dissolution of

When Can I End Spousal Maintenance Early?

Many divorces leave people with a variety of financial obligations including dividing property, splitting retirement benefits, assigning life insurance proceeds, spousal maintenance, and child support. Maintenance, better known as alimony, is

A Therapist’s Divorce Advice, Part 1

Divorce Advice from a Therapist I’d like to welcome Dr. Cassandra Friedman, a therapist who helps people going through divorce channel their sadness and anger into something productive, and also

What is a Prove-Up Hearing?

How a Prove-Up Affects Your Divorce Divorces can go many different directions. Obviously, some divorces are going to be very contentious, akin to how the media likes to portray them.

Paying for College when Parents are Divorced

As the father of two children who have recently graduated college, I know first-hand how difficult the entire college admissions process is on the family. It is stressful for both