Are you considering the possibility of seeking a divorce in Illinois? You should know that one of the experienced Hinsdale divorce lawyers at our firm can assist you. The Arami Law Office has been representing clients in Cook County for years and is here to help with your divorce.
The dedicated Hinsdale divorce attorneys at the Arami Law Office regularly assist clients with all facets of an Illinois divorce, including but not limited to the following:
Filing for divorce is relatively straightforward under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA). Since Illinois is a no-fault state for divorce purposes, there is no need for the spouse seeking the divorce to prove that either party’s fault caused the divorce. Instead, the party who files a petition for the dissolution of marriage will simply need to plead that the marriage has broken down due to irreconcilable differences. The court must then determine that efforts to reconcile would not be in the best interests of the family members.
You should not be worried about the court finding that the “irreconcilable differences” requirement has been met when you file for divorce. As the IMDMA emphasizes, when spouses have lived separately and apart for at least six months prior to the divorce filing, that shows that irreconcilable differences exist.
While divorce orders are intended to last long enough so that the parties are not routinely required to return to the courtroom, Illinois law also recognizes that life changes and issues can arise. Generally speaking, in order to modify a divorce order under Illinois law, you must be able to show that a substantial change of circumstances has occurred. Parties typically seek modifications of spousal maintenance orders, child support orders, and allocation judgments. The following are some common reasons to seek a modification:
Our dedicated Hinsdale divorce lawyers recognize that every case comes with its own facts and circumstances, and we tailor our legal strategy to meet your needs. Whether you are in the early stages of considering divorce or you are already making plans to file for divorce, the family law advocates at the Arami Law Office are here to assist you. Contact the Arami Law Office today to learn more about how we can assist you.
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