Divorce is a life changing event that profoundly impacts many aspects of one’s life. Individuals facing a divorce often feel powerless, confused and fearful about their future.
The purpose of maintenance is to enable a spouse who is not capable of supporting him or her self to continue to have the lifestyle to which he or she became accustomed during the marriage.
At Strategic Divorce, we understand that the amount of child support which a client will receive or be required to pay can have a major impact on their financial future.
Decisions regarding a child’s education, religion, healthcare and extracurricular activities are deemed to be major decisions under Illinois law.
Under the right circumstances, mediation can be an effective alternative to traditional divorce litigation which reduces the emotional and financial cost of divorce.
In the case of an interstate divorce, it is essential that you employ the services of reputable family law attorneys with direct experience in the laws governing inter-state divorce.
Strategic Divorce attorneys have extensive experience in handling even the most complex and challenging property issues.
Orders of Protection
If you or your children are the victims of verbal, emotional or physical abuse, you can obtain legal protection through an Order of Protection or Restraining Order.
In determining each party’s obligation to contribute to their children’s college expenses, the Court will consider the respective income and financial resources of each party and their household.
Parentage & Paternity
Under Illinois Law, the same standards regarding custody/allocation of parental responsibilities and child support which are applied to divorcing couples are applied to unmarried parents.
Under appropriate circumstances, a party may seek a modification of custody/parenting time, child support, maintenance and other financial rights and obligations.
Lake County Family Law Firm
Our attorneys provide strategic planning counsel for divorce, child custody disputes and more.