Divorce is a hugely traumatic event for most people, both because of the breakup of a relationship and also because of the huge and immediate upheaval in everything from the children to housing and finances. If you are in need of a divorce, you need to seek out an experienced divorce lawyer in Palos Hills, so that you can be sure your rights will be well protected during proceedings.
If you are not going through an uncontested divorce, (where you and your spouse agree on everything), the process can be exceedingly complex because details matter. Exact amounts, exact dates, and the like are all important for different reasons, and it can feel like information overload, especially if you try to navigate the process on your own. Within the confines of a standard divorce hearing or process, so many issues must be dealt with, including:
You need an attorney who understands that all this is, at least in theory, going on at once, and you only have the ability to manage so much. An experienced divorce lawyer in Palos Hills can help take on some of the load.
Because divorce proceedings can be so complex and drawn-out, it is always a good idea to familiarize yourself with as much of the law as possible, but know that it is not enough to manage such a case on your own. It is not at all uncommon for divorcing couples to try and manage their contested divorce on their own. While trying to save money, issues get complicated, when in reality, it is much more ‘complicated’ to try to manage things without experienced legal help.
An attorney who has seen and experienced a wide variety of divorce cases, can also be helpful in determining when you should compromise on a particular issue(s) or hold your position and fight for what is right. There are times when compromising on certain issues may be beneficial, but there are some times when it is not acceptable. Having legal counsel to help you through your divorce can be critical in determining when you need to speak up, and when it may be best to remain silent.
Given how contentious divorce can get, you need an experienced attorney on your side to help you reach agreement on the issues that can bog you down. The dedicated Palos Hills divorce lawyers at the firm of Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. are happy to try and guide you through the dissolution of your marriage, so that you and your family can try to move on toward a new beginning. Contact our office today for a free initial consultation.
Demetrios, I cannot thank you enough for you diligence, patience, knowledge, concern and determination to represent my best interest. From the bottom of my heart, you are amazing and thank you for all you have done for me. Robin
With Demetrios, you don't have to worry about anything. He knows what he's doing. I have two lawyers before him. It was a long case and messed up for 2 years. Since Demetrios took my case, he finished it in a couple of months. He is very organized and smart, and he will take you through that very smooth process. Thank you so much Demetrios, I owe you a lot.
Demetrios Dalmares is a very good attorney. He did a great job in assisting me through my divorce. This is the attorney who will get the job done!
Demetrios has helped me through a very difficult time in my life. He is not intimidated by increased levels of challenges. He has been able to adapt to my unique circumstances and get over every hurdle with confidence. He's intelligent, kind and a good listener. I wholeheartedly recommend Demetrios and his excellent staff to all my family and friends. I assure you that his commitment to helping others is reassuring, and I hope it sets your mind at ease.
Mr. Dalmares was great to work with. He walked me through the process and kept me updated on any updates that had occurred. Highly recommended!
Thank you, Demetrios, for your tenacity, attentiveness and patience in working with me in finalizing my divorce. God Bless
5-star team, very helpful, very friendly, punctual. Hired for a paternity case and was very pleased with the outcome. Demetrios is great; I highly recommend!
I recommend Demetrios Dalmares with the highest praise as a divorce attorney. My divorce was settled quickly and without any unnecessary drama. I was updated regularly regarding the progress of my case. He was extremely knowledgeable, diligent and persistent. Demetrios Dalmares was clearly working in my best interest and the best interest of my three children. He is definitely the attorney you want on your side when going through a divorce. I cannot thank or recommend him enough!
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Husband: Couple shared ownership in a business, resulting in complex property division issues. After investigation of the couple’s financial history, our client received a much more equitable divorce agreement than what was originally offered.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Mother: Father became aggressive and violent toward Mother during their separation, prompting her to seek full custody of their children. At trial, the court granted Father supervised parenting time only and Mother was awarded child support.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Husband: Couple had been locked in a contentious divorce for nearly three years and changed lawyers several times. Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. provided the experience and organization needed to resolve the case within months, avoiding a trial for our client.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Wife: Wife left a successful career to raise children. When Husband denied spousal support based on Wife’s previous earnings, Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. countered with evidence that retraining was needed, and our client was awarded spousal support.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Wife: Husband tried to intimidate Wife into a divorce settlement that heavily favored his interests by drawing out the case. Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Wife through trial, where she received an equitable share of marital assets.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Father: Mother began cohabitating with a new partner who made significantly more than our client. Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. successfully demonstrated that the new relationship justified a modification and obtained a favorable outcome through negotiation.