Under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, you must establish no-fault or at-fault grounds for the divorce and fulfill pre-defined separation periods.
Nearly 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. Some of these divorces are amicable, but others are litigated through the court system. In contested cases, a good divorce lawyer gives you the assurance that your best interests are being served versus the uncertainty of litigating the issues in your divorce case without proper representation.
If you are considering filing for divorce, there are some things you should know about the divorce process and decisions you need to make.