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Love, divorce and legal battles for Black families

Studies say that African Americans, among other ethnicities, are less likely to get married and more likely to get divorced. The process of getting a divorce can be daunting, especially with its legal intricacies and emotional complexities. In this installment of the Barber Shop Show, we talk about the kinds of legal challenges facing African-American divorcees, single parents and families—in and outside of the courtroom. The following guests join host Richard Steele at Carter's Barber Shop in North Lawndale, Chicago: • Lester Barclay, Esq., The Barclay Law Group, P.C. and author of “The African-American Guide to Divorce & Drama: Breaking Up without Breaking Down” • Modupe Sobo attorney and mediator who specializes in mediating family law disputes • Honorable William Stewart Boyd, Associate Judge in the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County • Anne Smith, Assistant Chief Deputy Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County The "Barber Shop Show" airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 90.7FM and 89.5FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org

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