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Divorce Attorneys Mokena

Illinois Divorce Attorneys Representing Clients in Mokena

 Going through a divorce in Illinois is difficult under any circumstances, whether you are on relatively good terms with your spouse or you are engaged in an extremely contentious divorce case. You should always have one of our divorce attorneys Mokena on your side to advocate for your rights throughout your divorce, from your right to marital property to the allocation of parental responsibilities. Our firm can help to ensure that your voice is heard and that you can seek a favorable outcome for your case.  

Common Issues in Mokena Divorce Our Lawyers Handle

Our divorce attorneys in Mokena handle many different kinds of legal matters that can arise in divorce cases. Examples of some of the types of issues we handle include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Filing for divorce under Illinois law;
  • Contested versus uncontested divorces in Mokena;
  • High net worth or complex divorce issues;
  • Classification of separate and marital property;
  • Distribution of marital assets and debts according to equitable distribution;
  • Calculating spousal support or maintenance;
  • Child support and Illinois income shares model;
  • Allocation of parental responsibilities (previously known as child custody), including significant decision-making responsibilities and parenting time;
  • Relocation with a child; and
  • Modifications of existing court order due to a change in circumstances.

Filing for Divorce in Mokena and Irreconcilable Differences

 In order to file for divorce in Mokena, you will never need to allege fault. Under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA), all divorces are no-fault divorces in the state. Accordingly, when you file a petition for the dissolution of marriage, you will only need to allege that your marriage has broken down and is beyond repair. The court must find that no efforts on your part to reconcile would be in your best interests.

When the spouses have lived separate and apart for six months or longer, the IMDMA makes clear that the requirement of irreconcilable differences has been met. To be sure, you will be able to prove irreconcilable differences by living separate and apart from your ex for six months or more before your divorce filing.

Contested Versus Uncontested Divorce in Mokena

Uncontested divorces are those in which the parties agree to all terms of the divorce, while contested divorces are those in which even a single issue remains in dispute. If you want to learn more about obtaining an uncontested divorce and helping your case to move more quickly, a Mokena divorce attorney at our firm can assist you.

Contact Our Mokena Divorce Attorneys

If you are planning to file for divorce in Illinois, or if you have been served with divorce papers and need representation, an experienced Mokena divorce attorney at our firm can begin working with you today. We know how important it is to have an advocate on your side during a divorce. Contact Demetrios N. Dalmares & Associates, Ltd. for more information.

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