Our Waukegan divorce attorney, Kevin O'Flaherty explains spousal maintenance and the factors courts consider when determining appropriate alimony.
Maintenance Awards in Waukegan Divorce Cases
In this article, our Waukegan family law attorneys explain the factors courts consider when determining whether to award maintenance in a divorce case, the amount of an award, and how it will be paid. Maintenance can be paid in lump sum or continuing payments on a temporary or permanent basis. Divorce courts try to put parties in an equal position close to the standard of living they enjoyed during the marriage as possible. Important factors considered are the duration of the marriage, earning capacity of each spouse, and the sacrifices one spouse made during the marriage for the other spouse's career. Do not hesitate to contact O'Flaherty Law Waukegan for all your legal needs.
Our Waukegan divorce attorney, Kevin O'Flaherty, explains collaborative divorce and cooperative divorce as alternatives to traditional divorce.
Comparing Collaborative Law Divorce & Cooperative Divorce
In this article, our Waukegan divorce attorneys explain Collaborative Law Divorce and Cooperative Divorce. Both are ways to substantially reduce the cost of divorce. With each it offers the opportunity for you and the opportunity to come to agreements on issues including, property, stocks, mutual funds & other accounts, spousal maintenance, child custody & support. While they are similar, they have different stipulations. Do not hesitate to contact O'Flaherty Law Waukegan for all your legal needs.
Our Waukegan divorce attorney, Kevin O'Flaherty explains how to file for divorce in the state of Illinois as well as the grounds for a petition for dissolution of marriage.
Changes to Illinois Divorce Laws
In this article, our Waukegan divorce and family law attorneys discuss the changes to Illinois divorce laws that occurred in 2016.These changes were meant to reduce the likelihood of disputes. Irreconcilable differences will now be the only grounds for divorce in Illinois. Now, the time of living separate and apart is 6 months, and can be waived if both parties agree. O'Flaherty Law will defend your rights and be on your side. Do not hesitate to contact O'Flaherty Law Waukegan for all your legal needs.