If you are facing a divorce, you are very likely invested in settling your case out of court. Most couples would prefer to keep the decision-making power between themselves (even if that means considerable effort and negotiations). Because the terms of your divorce guide your future in important ways – including in relation to your parental and financial rights – having an experienced divorce settlement attorney in Chicago in your corner is in your best interests.
Many divorcing couples mistakenly believe that divorce settlement attorneys are only for those amicable divorces in which both spouses agree on every issue they could possibly agree on. The truth of the matter is that, regardless of how far apart you are in relation to the terms of your divorce, you are very likely – in the end – to settle outside of court. And along the way, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to do so, including:
Only after you’ve exhausted your negotiation options will you proceed to court, and working with a divorce settlement attorney can help keep your focus on finding middle ground with your divorcing spouse – rather than heading right toward court, which comes with all the following downsides:
The matters that you need to resolve in your divorce settlement will be unique to you and your marriage, but the basic categories of divorce terms don’t change, including (as applicable):
The trusted divorce settlement attorneys at WARD FAMILY LAW in Chicago focus their practice on helping clients like you achieve favorable divorce settlements that support their rights and best interests. For more information, please don’t delay contacting us today.
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