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Wheaton Divorce Attorneys

Wheaton Divorce Attorneys

At Hammer Serna & Quinn, LLC, our Wheaton divorce attorneys are zealous, effective advocates for our clients. With a focus on helping people reach an amicable end to the marriage when possible, we are also ready to take aggressive legal action to protect your parental rights and/or financial interests. If you have any specific questions about the divorce process in Illinois, we can help. To set up your fully confidential, no-obligation initial consultation, please contact us today. 

What You Should Know About Divorce in DuPage County, Illinois

Are you and your spouse getting ready for a divorce in DuPage County? If so, it is essential that you have a thorough understanding of what to expect from the Illinois divorce process. Here is what you should know if you are getting divorced in Wheaton: 

  • Illinois is a No-Fault Divorce State: You do not need to prove that your spouse did something wrong or improper to justify a divorce in Illinois. The sole grounds for divorce in the state is irreconcilable differences. Most divorces are finalized based on a six month separation. A physical separation is not required. An emotional/spiritual separation is sufficient. 
  • You Must Follow the Residency Rules: Illinois divorces cases are handled at the county level. To file for divorce in DuPage County, either you or your spouse must have resided within the jurisdiction for a minimum of three months (90 days). 
  • Marital Property is Divided Equitably: Illinois is an equitable property division state. In effect, this means that a married couple’s assets will split up in a manner consistent with what is fair to the interests of both parties. Unlike some other jurisdictions, Illinois does not require an even split. 
  • Best Interests of the Child for Decision-Making/Parenting Time: Parents of minor children face some additional challenges in the divorce process. If you are getting divorce in Illinois and you have young children, you and your spouse will be required to come to a parenting plan—otherwise the court will make one. Any dispute over parenting decision making and/or parenting time is resolved by considering the child’s best interests. 

How Our Wheaton, IL Divorce Attorneys Can Help

Divorce is complicated. There are emotional, financial, logistical, and legal challenges. You will need to reach a resolution on all relevant family law matters before you can move forward. At Hammer Serna & Quinn, LLC, we provide comprehensive representation. Our Wheaton divorce lawyers can help you with: 

Call Our Wheaton Divorce Lawyers Today

At Hammer Serna & Quinn, LLC, our Wheaton divorce attorneys understand the importance of family. We are here to protect your rights and help you find the best path forward. Call us now or contact our legal team online for your completely confidential family law consultation. We provide divorce representation in DuPage County and throughout Northern Illinois.

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