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Uncontested Divorce No Children

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Northbrook Divorce Attorney

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Serving Clients in Northbrook

Divorces can be difficult and complex even under the best circumstances, and it is important to have an experienced Northbrook divorce attorney on your side from the start of your case. Our firm regularly represents clients in a range of issues arising in divorce cases, including property division, spousal maintenance, child support, child custody, and same-sex divorce matters. Whether you are planning to file for divorce and need assistance, or your spouse has served you with divorce papers, an advocate from Reifman Law Offices can begin working with you on your case.

Types of Divorces Cases We Handle in Northbrook

At Reifman Law Offices, we represent clients in many kinds of legal matters that come up in divorce cases in Northbrook, including but not limited to the following:

  • Filing a petition for dissolution of marriage;
  • Classifying marital and separate property;
  • Equitable distribution of marital property;
  • Complex property valuation and division;
  • Seeking spousal maintenance or alimony;
  • Calculating spousal maintenance or alimony;
  • Tax consequences of spousal maintenance;
  • Contested divorce;
  • Uncontested divorce;
  • Allocation of parental responsibilities;
  • Parenting plans;
  • Allocating significant decision-making responsibilities;
  • Allocating parenting time;
  • Same-sex divorce issues; and
  • Income shares child support calculations.

An attorney at our firm can speak with you about any of the above issues in your divorce, as well as other legal matters that arise in many Illinois divorce cases. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us for assistance.

Understanding No-Fault Divorce Requirements in Northbrook

Illinois is a no-fault divorce state, and there are specific requirements for a no-fault divorce in Northbrook and throughout the state. Rather than alleging grounds for divorce, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) requires that the party who files a petition for the dissolution of marriage plead that “irreconcilable differences have caused the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.” Then, the court must determine that “efforts at reconciliation have failed or that future attempts at reconciliation would be impracticable and not in the best interests of the family.”

How does a court in Northbrook determine that the requirement of irreconcilable differences has been met? The court will presume that this requirement is met if the spouses have been living separately and apart for at least six months. 

Northbrook Divorce Property Division

Under Illinois law, all property in a Northbrook divorce will need to be classified as separate or marital property. Both assets and debts are classified this way, and then all marital assets and debts will be divided between spouses according to equitable distribution. The IMDMA lists equitable distribution factors that the court can consider when determining what a fair distribution of marital assets and debts looks like.

Contact a Divorce Attorney in Northbrook

Do you have questions about filing for divorce in Illinois, or do you need help with your divorce case? Our Northbrook divorce lawyers can answer any questions you have today, and we can begin working with you on your divorce. Contact Reifman Law Offices in Northbrook to learn more about how our firm can assist you. 

Additional Services in Northbrook: child custody, uncontested divorce, divorce.

At Reifman Law Offices,

we will take the weight of dealing with family legal issues off of your shoulders.
Call Us 847-229-8433

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Arkady Reifman

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