If you are facing a divorce, need a post-divorce modification, have a child custody concern outside of marriage and divorce, are contemplating a marital contract, or have a paternity issue, it’s a matter of family law. If you find yourself in any one of these challenging situations, you shouldn’t wait to reach out to a well-established Evanston family law firm.
While many people correlate family law directly with divorce, there’s a lot more to this broad branch of the law. Consider the following divorce-related concerns:
While they didn’t have the best reputation in the past, prenuptial agreements, which are entered into prior to marriage, and postnuptial agreements, which are created during the marriage, are gaining in popularity due to their ability to streamline the divorce process and lay bare what a divorce would likely mean for the couple in question. These legal contracts generally set the parameters for concerns such as the following in the event that the marriage does end in divorce:
Paternity determines who a child’s legal father is when they are born outside of marriage. When a couple is married, paternity is presumed in the State of Illinois, but when this isn’t the case, paternity must be established in one of the following ways:
The matter of establishing a child’s father has many benefits, including:
If you are facing a family law concern, the savvy family law attorneys at Hammer Serna & Quinn in Evanston are well-prepared and well-positioned to help. Your rights matter and your case are important, so please don’t delay reaching out and contacting us for more information about what we can do to help you today.
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