Divorce Laws in Illinois

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce.

Divorce Law

The State of Illinois will order a judgement of divorce if one party was a legal resident living in the state for 90 consecutive days.  There are several grounds for filing for a divorce, the first being, no fault.  A no fault divorce, basically means, that the couple has been living separately for more than… Read More »

The True Cost of a Divorce: Calculating the Cost of a Divorce in Illinois

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce, Family Law.

The True Cost of a Divorce: Calculating the Cost of Divorce in Illinois from Joe Pioletti Most people assume the cost of a divorce is purely financial; however, a divorce has a tremendous emotional cost for the entire family. Learn more about the true cost of a divorce in Illinois in this presentation.

What If My Spouse Does Not Respond To The Divorce Petition After Service?

Author: Don Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce.

  Making the decision to end a marriage is a difficult and painful process; however, in most cases, it is the first step in the healing process after the relationship has deteriorated into divorce. Typically, one of the spouses takes the initiative to hire an attorney to begin the divorce process. In Illinois, the divorce… Read More »

What Is The Difference Between Seeking A Legal Separation And A Divorce?

Author: Don Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce.

  Most people never get married assuming that one day one or both of them will want to end the marriage; however, divorce is something that many couples face. Because divorce is a reality for many couples in Illinois, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act provides several grounds for divorce. The grounds for… Read More »

Annulment in Illinois: What Are The Grounds For Having A Marriage Annulled?

Author: Don Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce.

A divorce and an annulment are two different actions under Illinois law. You can end a marriage through divorce proceedings; however, you may also be able to void a marriage with a “declaration of invalidity.” With a divorce, the marriage bond is severed and the parties go their separate ways. However, with an annulment, the… Read More »