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Divorce Attorney Near Wilmington, IL

Divorce Attorney Near Wilmington, IL

Assisting Individuals in the Greater Wilmington, IL, Area Obtain a Divorce and Resolve Divorce-related Legal Issues

The State of Illinois recognizes divorce based on no-fault grounds, and spouses may cite irreconcilable differences when seeking a divorce. In order for a couple to be eligible for a divorce in the State, one of the spouses must have resided in Illinois for a period of at least 90 days prior to filing the divorce complaint in the court system. However, the State does not impose any waiting period prior to making a couple’s divorce final. 

If you are in the process of obtaining a divorce, the experienced divorce attorneys near Wilmington, IL at Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C., could assist you through every step of the process. We can also assist you in resolving related issues, including child and spousal support, child custody, and property distribution disputes. Please contact us to learn more about how we can assist you with your divorce case today. 

No-fault Divorce Laws

As with many other jurisdictions throughout the country, the State of Illinois recognizes no-fault divorce. In order to obtain a no-fault divorce, the spouse requesting the divorce does not need to prove that the other spouse did something wrong. Instead, the requesting spouse only has to allege that the marriage bond between the spouses is “irretrievably broken.” This is essentially a fancy way of stating that the spouses are not able to get along and that consequently, their marriage is beyond repair. Illinois no longer allows spouses to file for divorce based on fault such as adultery or other types of misconduct. This relieves the burden of proving misconduct to initiate a divorce.

Resolving Key Issues

Even though you do not have to prove fault, you still need to decide how to resolve several issues, according to Illinois law. These issues include:

Our attorneys have many tools to negotiate an agreeable settlement between you and your spouse, and we can also represent your rights and interests in court when necessary. 

Contact a Divorce Attorney Near Wilmington, IL Today

Going through a divorce can be an extremely emotional process. Consequently, you want an experienced lawyer on your side who can assist you with drafting all of the necessary documentation in a timely manner and advocating for you during your court hearings. If you and your spouse have children, a lawyer can be extremely helpful when it comes to hashing out child custody, visitation, and child support disputes that sometimes arise as part of a divorce proceeding. 

When you entrust your divorce case to the family law attorneys at Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C., you can rest assured that your divorce and other family law issues will be given the time and attention necessary to bring your case to an efficient resolution. To schedule a free case evaluation and legal consultation with a divorce attorney near Wilmington, IL, please contact us to learn more about how we could assist you.

We Are Open For Business

We are closely observing the situation regarding COVID-19 and taking all necessary steps to protect the health and safety of our clients and employees. All staff are following strict hygiene and cleaning procedures and following recommendations to limit the risk of exposure.

Because our services require close contact and interaction with our clients, we are acting with extreme caution to prevent further spread of the disease. If you are having symptoms of illness or may have been exposed to the virus, please contact us to reschedule your services. Our staff will be happy to assist you.

We are deemed an "essential business" under the Governor's Shelter-in-Place Order, and thus we will continue to remain open and provide services to our existing and new clients during this shutdown. In an effort to remain compliant with the social distancing directives of the CDC, and the Governor's Order, we are closing the lobby of our offices to outside visitors.

Our Joliet and Morris offices will remain open and staffed with attorneys and paralegals, and we will remain available to our clients by telephone, email, or video conferencing at the hours listed below:

Joliet: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Morris: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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