Divorce is usually a very stressful process for any family to endure. Most parties are so eager to pick up the pieces and move on that they fail to do a few important things that could protect privacy and prevent future issues. Here, we remind you about five of those matters.
Divorce is a complex and difficult process for every member of an family. All parties involved usually experience stress, emotional struggles and other complications as they navigate this process and adjust to post-divorce transitions. This is common, even when both parties are amicable and resolve to work on a final divorce order together.
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Couples in Illinois go through high and lows. The marriages that work are able to work through the lows, but not every couple is able to do that. These couples may know that the marriage is over, but in order to actually end the marriage, they must get divorced. This is what happens after all the issues have been decided and a judge signs the divorce decree, but the divorce process must first be initiated before that can occur.
Property division is usually of significant, and understandable, concern during a divorce. It is helpful for divorcing couples to understand how their property will be divided and to be familiar with that process.
Alimony, sometimes referred to as "spousal support," is an important concern during many divorces. As a result, it is an important aspect of the divorce process to understand.
When pet owners are divorcing, what will happen with the family pets can be a very big issue. Spouses might reach an agreement on where the pets will live and who will take care of them moving forward. But what if you and your spouse aren’t able to come to such an agreement? What will Illinois courts consider when it comes to pet disputes in a divorce?