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February 14, 2022

How to Prepare for Divorce (Without Losing Your Kids, Money and Mind) – w/ Raiford Palmer

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If you're wondering how to prepare for a divorce or in the midst of one, this can be one of the most difficult times in your life. With your marriage ending, the last thing you want is to lose your children and the financial status you've attained up to this point.

Raiford Palmer, the author of the new book “I Just Want This Done”, joins me to share how successful people divorce without losing their kids, money and minds. 

Episode Overview

Raiford Palmer and I review the following:

  • Why almost half of marriages end in divorce
  • What you can expect to pay for a divorce process
  • How to decrease the time and money lost in the divorce process

Raiford's decades-long background in divorce law (and having personally gone through a divorce) sheds light on common divorce questions. If you're contemplating divorce, use this episode to understand what you can expect in the process.

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Guest Bio – Raiford Palmer

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Raiford Palmer

Raiford Palmer, J.D., AAML is a long-time Illinois family law attorney and managing shareholder of Chicagoland-based STG Divorce Law where he focuses on complex divorce cases, especially those involving high net worth individuals. His work includes litigation, collaborative divorce, mediation, as well as premarital and postmarital agreements.

He won multiple jury and bench trials and managed numerous successful arbitrations and mediations. Raiford has also argued an appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court. His background before family law includes business formation, business transactions, and corporate litigation.

A multi-year winner of client service awards from Avvo as well as a multiple awardee of the SuperLawyer and LeadingLawyer designation for family law in Illinois, he is a frequent lecturer on Illinois divorce law and law firm management topics. Raiford is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Collaborative Law Illinois.

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Are you considering a divorce or in the midst of one?  What do you think of the advice from Raiford Palmer?

Please let me know in the comments below.


Andy Hill

Andy Hill is the award-winning family finance coach behind Marriage Kids and Money - a platform dedicated to helping young families build wealth and happiness. Andy's advice and personal finance experience have been featured in major media outlets like CNBC, Forbes, MarketWatch, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and NBC News. With millions of podcast downloads and video views, Andy’s message of family financial empowerment has resonated with listeners, readers and viewers across the world. When he's not "talking money", Andy enjoys watching his kids play soccer, singing karaoke with his wife and watching Marvel movies.

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