If you have come to the difficult determination that you need a divorce, you may have no idea about how best to proceed. Divorce not only stirs up a torrent of emotions but also signifies considerable changes ahead for you and your children. A dedicated Chicago divorce attorney will direct the full force of his or her considerable experience into helping you obtain divorce terms that allow you to move into your post-divorce life with confidence.
The assets that you and your spouse acquire during your married years are considered marital property, and they are intended to be divided between you in a manner that is deemed equitable (or fair) upon divorce. Factors that can influence this division include:
In other words, the division of your marital property is complicated and must be addressed properly.
If your divorce involves shared children, your child custody arrangements are naturally paramount. Some of the important factors that help the court make custody determinations include:
A dedicated Chicago divorce attorney at WARD FAMILY LAW is standing by to help you effectively and efficiently advance toward finalized divorce terms that accommodate you and your children’s ongoing needs and best interests. For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
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