Are you thinking about your options when it comes to divorce in Glenview? Do you have questions about the divorce process in general or what steps you will need to take to be eligible for an Illinois divorce? At the Arami Law Office, we are committed to helping individuals and families in Glenview throughout the divorce process. We have years of experience assisting couples with the division of marital property, marital property negotiations, and settlements, drafting parenting plans, and numerous other matters that can arise in a divorce. To learn more about the services we offer, you should get in touch with a dedicated Glenview divorce attorney at our firm.
Our Glenview divorce attorneys routinely assist clients with many different divorce issues, including but not limited to the following:
According to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA), a couple that wants to go through the processes of determining spousal support, child support, and the allocation of parental responsibilities but does not want to get divorced may be considering a legal separation. It is important to understand that a legal separation is not a necessary step in the divorce process, but rather is an option that a couple might pursue instead of divorce for various reasons.
You should know that a legal separation does not prevent one of the parties from filing for divorce in the future. If you previously had a legal separation but want to file for divorce, a Glenview divorce lawyer can help.
Illinois law requires the marital property to be divided between the spouses in a divorce case in a way that is fair to both parties. This process is known as the equitable distribution of marital property. Under the IMDMA, the court takes into account a wide variety of factors to determine what an equitable distribution looks like, given the specific facts of the case.
If you have minor children from your marriage, your divorce will also involve the allocation of parental responsibilities. Parental responsibilities include parenting time, as well as significant decision-making responsibilities. If the parties can agree to allocate parental responsibilities themselves in a parenting plan based on what is in the best interests of the child, the court can sign off on it, and the parenting plan will become legally effective. If the parents cannot reach an agreement, the court will allocate parental responsibilities based on what is determined to be in the best interests of the child.
If you need assistance with your divorce, a divorce lawyer in Glenview can help. Contact the Arami Law Office today to get started with an experienced advocate.
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