The Timing Of Divorce

There are two issues related to the timing of divorce. First, there may be an optimal time for you to divorce. It could be to your advantage to time your divorce to the extent possible. Talk with a divorce attorney to see if in your situation there is a good time versus a bad time to go through a divorce. The second issue of timing and divorce is how long your divorce action will require. Most contested divorce cases in Chicago require at least three months. The quicker divorces are ones in which the spouses agree on many of the issues and how they are to be resolved. If you and your spouse own businesses that are challenging to value that could increase the length of your divorce. Having complete and accurate financial records of all marital assets and debts could facilitate your divorce and lower your legal fees. If you have questions about filing for divorce, call me.

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This blog does not constitute legal advice. Please consult with an attorney regarding your specific case.