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Dissolution of Marriage, which is commonly known as divorce

Divorce in Illinois is referred to as Dissolution of Marriage. In order to file for a Dissolution of Marriage in Illinois, one of the spouses must be a resident of Illinois for at least 90 days and must meet jurisdictional requirements.
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Dissolution of Civil Union and Same-Sex Marriage

 
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Child Support

To establish a child support order in Illinois, the amount of child support considered for the order depends on the non-custodial parent's net income and the number of children for which he or she is responsible.
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Parental Responsibility: decision-making and parenting time

 
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Paternity Cases

In the cases where a man and woman are not married and have a child, a paternity (or parentage) case is applicable. The court has the power to determine parentage and all other relevant issues pertaining to the child under Illinois law.
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Maintenance, which is commonly known as alimony or spousal support

 
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Marital Settlement Agreements

Marital Settlement Agreements are agreements coming from and in conjunction with a dissolution of marriage.
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Determination, Division and Valuation of Marital and Non-Marital Property

Determining marital property from non-marital property is very important to the parties going through a divorce; a Court shall equitably divide the marital property between the parties.
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Formal Discovery

Formal Discovery is the process of obtaining information from the other party. If the assets and debts of the marriage are readily ascertainable and agreed on by the parties, they may choose to waive formal discovery.
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Premarital / Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Premarital and Postnuptial agreements allow parties to sort through financial issues so that each has a clear understanding and expectation concerning their financial rights and obligations.
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