Illinois Divorce Laws and Proceedings

Divorce Laws in Illinois mandate that proceedings begin by filing a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage in the appropriate Court within the state by the “Petitioner”. The Petition is then served upon the spouse, or the “Respondent.” When service is effectuated, the “Respondent” has 30 days to hire an attorney, file an appearance, or otherwise plea.

The Law Firm of Anderson & Boback are experts in protecting the rights of both the Petitioner and the Respondent in all Illinois divorce proceedings. It is important for you to hire the proper counsel during this difficult time. While a divorce is traumatic to all parties involved, emotional wear and tear can be depleted when representation is focused on a fair settlement. During the negotiation process Illinois divorce laws are guidelines to options and rights concerning marital estate asset divisionchild custody and child support, however, while important to maintain the integrity of the guidelines, each individual case is different and complex and it takes negotiating power and expertise to execute a settlement in the best interest of their client. When choosing Chicago divorce lawyers Anderson & Boback you are guaranteed the best representation.

For additional information regarding Illinois Divorce Laws and how they may relate to you and your situation, please visit our Articles page. There you will find information regarding Maintenance,Legal Separation as well as many other topics pertinent to divorce laws. Also, we have a News Section wherein you can find recent Court rulings dealing with all phases of family law. Please check back often as we strive to consistently update to keep you well informed.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime if you or refer us to someone you know is in need of a diligent, experienced Chicago Divorce Attorney