Illinois divorces can generally be classified as either contested or non-contested. When one partner doesn’t want a divorce, this constitutes a contested divorce. Yet even if the parties agree to divorce, there are other issues that can make the divorce contested, including disagreements over child support, child custody, or division of marital assets and debts. When there are no conflicts in any legal aspect of the divorce, the divorce is considered uncontested.
In the majority of divorce cases, the spouses split their attorneys fees. This means that even if you don’t want to get divorced, you will most-likely still be responsible for hiring and paying for a divorce lawyer. However, in some cases – particularly when there is a large discrepancy between the spouse’s income – the spouse with the higher worth will be ordered to pay for all or a portion of the other spouse’s attorneys fees.Many times, the court decides to split the cost of the divorce in a ratio that takes into account each party’s income.
Getting divorced can be stressful, and the divorce process is often complex. It’s essential to have an experienced and compassionate divorce lawyer on your side if you’re going through a divorce in Illinois.
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