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Palos Hills Divorce Lawyers

At the Law Office of Demetrios N. Dalmares & Associates, Ltd, our Palos Hills divorce lawyers are trustworthy, solutions-oriented professionals. We are committed to aggressively protecting your family law rights and your best interests every step of the way. If you are getting ready to separate from your spouse, our legal team is here to help. Please contact us today for a confidential consultation with an Illinois divorce attorney. 

An Overview of Divorce in Illinois

Divorce is far from rare, and tens of thousands of married couples split in Illinois each year. Of course, that knowledge does not make it any easier to end a marriage. You need to know your rights, responsibilities, and how divorce works in Illinois. Here are five key things to understand if you are preparing for a divorce in Palos Hills: 

  • Every Divorce is a No-Fault Divorce: Fault-based divorces are no longer allowed in Illinois. Every divorce in Illinois is now a no-fault divorce. 
  • A 90-Day Residency Requirement to File: You should file for divorce in the proper county court. At least one spouse must be an Illinois resident for a minimum of 90 days. 
  • Divorce May be Contested or Uncontested: There are two categories of divorce. A contested divorce is one that goes to litigation. An uncontested divorce is one that is settled. Most divorces are (eventually) uncontested divorces. 
  • Your Marital Property is Divided Equitably: Illinois is an equitable distribution state for marital property. Your marital property will be split “fairly”—which might not be 50/50. 
  • Child Custody Falls Under the Best Interests of the Child Standard: If you have kids under 18, custody and visitation (allocation of parental rights, responsibilities, and parenting time) will be an issue in your divorce. Any dispute about custody falls under the Illinois best interests of the child standard. 

How Palos Hills Divorce Attorney Demetrios N. Dalmares Can Help

Our founding attorney Demetrios N. Dalmares has three decades of experience providing reliable divorce and family law representation in Illinois. Our firm will put the time, energy, and attention to detail to handle your case the right way. Among other things, our Palos Hills divorce lawyer is prepared to: 

  • Hear your story and answer questions about the divorce process; 
  • Gather the documents, records, and other information to support your case;
  • Handle all of the divorce paperwork and other legal documents; 
  • Advocate for you in any divorce settlement discussions; and
  • Develop a personalized strategy to aggressively protect your best interests. 

Contact Our Palos Hills Divorce Lawyer Today

At the Law Office of Demetrios N. Dalmares & Associates, Ltd, our Palos Hills divorce attorney has the professional skills and legal experience to protect your rights. If you are preparing for divorce, we can help. Call us now or connect with us online to set up a strictly confidential case review. We provide family law representation in Palos Hills and throughout Cook County. 

 

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