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Divorce is an extremely complicated legal process under any circumstances, and divorce can be particularly contentious and complex when the parties are dealing with significant assets or minor children from the marriage. While the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) (750 ILCS 5/101 et seq.) governs most divorce matters in Cook County, it is important to keep in mind that divorce cases can vary widely. For example, a couple getting divorced after a long-term marriage with substantial marital assets will have a much different divorce experience than a couple planning on divorce after a short marriage and relatively little marital property. Likewise, a divorce with no minor children from the marriage will be quite different from a divorce in which the court must allocate parental responsibilities.
If you are considering divorce, or if your spouse has filed for divorce, it is important to have a team of experienced divorce attorneys in Cook County on your side. The advocates at Arami Law, Inc. can talk with you today about the details of your case.
Common Legal Matters in a Cook County Divorce
The types of issues that arise in any given divorce can vary widely based on a particular couple’s circumstances. Common legal matters that we routinely handle in Cook County divorces include but are not limited to the following:
- Filing a petition for dissolution of marriage;
- Determining eligibility for a divorce;
- Contested and uncontested divorce;
- Dissolution of a long-term marriage;
- High asset or high net worth divorce;
- Division of marital property, including debts and assets from the marriage;
- Classifying marital and separate (non-marital) property;
- Dealing with the commingled property;
- Dividing a business in your divorce;
- Electronic snooping in a divorce case;
- Calculating spousal maintenance;
- Petitioning for spousal maintenance;
- Developing a parenting plan to allocate parental responsibilities;
- Allocation of parental responsibilities (child custody), including significant decision-making responsibilities and parenting time;
- Calculating the child support obligation; and
- Modifications to Cook County divorce orders.
Other legal matters may come up in your divorce case. We can take a closer look at your case today and help you to understand the legal issues you may face as part of the divorce process in Cook County.
How Cook County Divorce Attorneys Can Help With Your Divorce
Cook County divorce attorneys can assist you in a variety of ways throughout the divorce process. We can help with the initial stages of filing your petition for dissolution of marriage and strategizing about the best way to move forward with your case during the discovery process.
Whether you are anticipating an uncontested or a contested divorce, your divorce attorney can also advocate for your rights throughout the legal process, from financial matters like property division and support to issues involving the allocation of parental responsibilities. Illinois divorce law is complicated, and you should not attempt to handle your case on your own.
Contact Cook County Divorce Lawyers for Help
Are you considering divorce? Have you already begun the divorce process but require assistance with your case? The divorce lawyers in Cook County at our firm can begin working on your divorce today. Contact Arami Law, Inc. to learn more about the services we provide in Chicago and throughout Cook County.
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