The following are typical misconceptions that family law attorneys hear from their clients at the outset of their case, and the responses that help clients understand the process and realistic expectations of the outcome of “winning” their divorce.
Divorce Preparation and Settlement
If you find yourself facing the prospect of legally dissolving your marriage, there are certain things you can do to prepare for a divorce and make the process easier.
Ending a marriage is a difficult choice, and the first in a long list of decisions a couple must make once they begin the process of legal separation.
You could lose both time and money by litigating in court instead of agreeing to your spouse’s terms to settle your divorce. However, you should gain an understanding of the likelihood of achieving your goals in court before deciding to settle.
Anyone that is currently going through a divorce should consider mediation, as it comes with a long list of different benefits. If you’re wondering if mediation can help with divorce, keep reading.
Divorce settlement agreements can be fairly basic. They can cover child support, visitation, and payment of marital debt or, they can cover everything from the right of first refusal to the custody of the family pet.
There are all sorts of things to consider when filing for divorce. Here are 5 things you should think about when you decide to take the plunge.
Preparing for divorce in Illinois requires taking the right steps. Family lawyer Dheanna Fikaris discusses what you should do when you decide to divorce.
Getting divorced as quickly as possible – while ensuring a fair and workable settlement – will increase peace of mind and reduce stress on you and your family.