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Illinois Divorce Lawyers
Whether highly contested or uncontested, a legal dissolution of a marriage is a complex legal process. When two parties choose to part ways, the court has to unravel many issues regarding the past and also plan for issues arising in the future. Adding children to the litigation increases the number of issues exponentially.
During divorce, emotions are high in those involved and an experienced attorney is vital to ensure that each appropriate issue is recognized and resolved. The attorneys at Appelman and Associates will work with you to assist in reaching the most beneficial outcome for all parties involved.
The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act provides the rules and procedures for proper marriage and divorce procedures. The process, which can continue over a prolonged period of time, includes filing a petition with the court to initiate the divorce, serving the other party with the divorce, mediation, exchange of related information (including financial documents), negotiation and agreement on issues, and the final judgment of divorce.
Issues Commonly Arising in Divorce Disputes
- Division of Property
- Premarital or Postmarital Agreements
- Child Custody Arrangement
- Child Support Payments
- Spousal Maintenance
The unique circumstances of each family going through a divorce can make it difficult to anticipate the matters of concern that may arise during litigation. The attorneys at Appelman and Associates, serving DuPage, Kane, Cook, Kendall and Will counties, are knowledgeable in anticipating and recognizing family law issues that develop. Contact us today to speak to an Aurora divorce attorney about how we can assist with your family law dispute.