The Difference Between Contested and Uncontested Divorce

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If you and your spouse are seeking a dissolution of your marriage in Illinois, an uncontested divorce is surely the simplest and most straightforward type of divorce. That being said, uncontested divorces are less common, as couples are often not in agreement about the terms of a divorce. If you’re getting divorced, here’s a look… Read more »

Legal Separation or Divorce? Know Your Options

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Even if you believe that your marriage is over and irreparable, leaving your spouse and pursuing a divorce can be difficult to do. However, divorce is not your only option: legal separation is an alternative. What Is Legal Separation? Unlike a divorce–which completely and legally dissolves a marriage–a legal separation does not legally end a… Read more »

Asset Division in a Divorce

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While there are many reasons why a divorce can be contentious, one of the most disputed issues when parties are parting ways is that of asset division. In many cases, both parties feel as though they’re entitled to certain assets, leading to fighting over who gets what. If you’re getting a divorce in Naperville or… Read more »

Do I Have to Sell My House in a Divorce?

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One of the biggest concerns with getting a divorce in Illinois is the fear that a party will be forced to sell their house. Indeed, dividing real estate in a divorce can be one of the most complicated parts of the divorce settlement, and individuals are often confused about their rights. If you are getting… Read more »

5 Reasons for a Prenuptial Agreement

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Whether or not to enter into a prenuptial agreement with a soon-to-be-spouse can be a contentious issue; many worry that prenuptial agreements are unromantic, or may even be indicative of predicting that the marriage will fail. However, prenuptial agreements have a number of benefits, too. Indeed, consider these five reasons for forming a prenuptial agreement… Read more »

Order of Protection and Divorce

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Domestic violence is a very serious concern, and those who are victims of domestic violence need to take steps to protect themselves immediately. One such step is requesting an order of protection; another is to file for a divorce simultaneously. At the law offices of Fay, Farrow & Associates, P.C., our Naperville family law attorneys… Read more »

5 Ways to Avoid a Complicated Divorce

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There is no disagreement about the fact the divorces can be complicated as well as financially and emotionally complex. However, not all divorces have to be messy and contentious; there are many things that you can do to mitigate battles and avoid catastrophe. Here are five ways to avoid a complicated divorce in Illinois— 1…. Read more »

Foreclosure and Divorce

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One thing that often pushes couples to the brink of a divorce is a financial crisis, which is why a foreclosure on a home and a divorce often go hand-in-hand. Indeed, debt can be one of the biggest stressors in a relationship, and if you are facing debt and are at risk of losing your… Read more »