The Gitlin Law Firm has an extensive section on Divorce in the Family Law FAQs. Here, we divide them into smaller sections.
Whether young or old, recently married or married for years, with or without children, divorces happen. They happen to all different types of people and in all circumstances. Your particular situation affects how the divorce will proceed and the problems that will need to be addressed. Here, Gunnar J. Gitlin discusses some particular categories of divorce litigants and addresses some general questions for each. Contact The Gitlin Law Firm if you need advice or representation from the firm who wrote the book on Illinois divorce law.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Divorce
While your marriage is unique, there are categories of problems that often lead one spouse or another to consider a divorce. If your considering a divorce, or think you spouse is considering a divorce, information can decrease your stress level. Consulting with an experienced lawyer will help you deal with the your unique situation. If you have questions or need representation in an Illinois divorce case, contact The Gitlin Law Firm.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Causes of Divorce
Life keeps on moving, even if your getting divorced. Bills still need to be paid, the children still need to be cared for, and, unfortunately, in some cases there can be domestic violence. Often it is not reasonable or possible to wait until the divorce is over to determine some financial and other issues. In Illinois, you can get child support, maintenance, exclusive possession of the house, and, if necessary, an order of protection while divorce proceedings remain pending. If you are in Illinois and considering divorce or need a divorce lawyer, contact The Gitlin Law Firm for information regarding a consultation and representation.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Interim Issues
Picking a lawyer to represent you in a divorce or a family law case can be a daunting task. It is difficult for clients to find objective rating systems and individual testimonials may or may not be reliable. It also maybe difficult to experience to judge the quality of lawyers you initially meet. That is especially the case if your interview is limited to perhaps an hour or less in length. We provide some helpful information to hopefully make the process a little easier for you to select a divorce lawyer who will work well with you. If you need a divorce or family law lawyer in Illinois, you can contact The Gitlin Law Firm to schedule a consultation.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Lawyer Selection
As in many of life’s activities, proper preparation for a divorce case can make the whole process faster, less expensive, and less frightening. In terms of divorce, preparation can be viewed as gathering information, preparing financially and emotionally, and making sure you are aware of the risks and possible outcomes of potential choices. The time to inform yourself is before the divorce process begins, if possible. The Gitlin Law Firm can answer your questions or represent you in your Illinois divorce case.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Prepare for Divorce
A divorce is not a specific event, but rather a process. Every divorce involves certain steps in the process, while other steps may only be used in select cases. Having information about what will happen, what can happen, and what will not or cannot happen helps you navigate your divorce. We hope that that we can help you work through the divorce process to reach a fair and equitable outcome at the lowest possible cost. As with any other complicated legal process, you should consult a divorce lawyer for information and advice for your particular situation. If you are in Illinois and need a divorce lawyer, please contact The Gitlin Law Firm to schedule a consultation. That consultation will provide you advice and information tailored to your unique situation.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Divorce Process
In Illinois divorces, often the identification, valuation, and division of property becomes the major issue in divorce cases. Having a basic understanding of what is marital property, what is not marital property, and how Illinois courts value and divide property can give you an advantage in your divorce case. This knowledge can also help you avoid expensive protracted divorce litigation. If you have a divorce case in Illinois or are considering a divorce, contact The Gitlin Law Firm to schedule a consultation. You can obtain advice and information tailored to your unique situation from the law firm who wrote the book on Illinois divorce.
All The Gitlin Law Firm FAQs on Property Division
Alimony, spousal support, maintenance. Different names, but all referring to the same thing. Spousal support laws vary dramatically state-by-state. In 2015, Illinois adopted maintenance guidelines. And we made changes to our maintenance law each year from 2016 through 2019. Yet Illinois law provides critical exceptions to those guidelines. The court has the ability to deviate from the guidelines depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. Gunnar Gitlin review and reports on each reported Illinois appellate case, including those involving alimony or maintenance within Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law. If you have questions or need to consult a divorce lawyer with questions about alimony or maintenance, please contact The Gitlin Law Firm.