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What Is My Wife Entitled to in Divorce in Illinois?

Are you concerned about what you’re entitled to in your Illinois divorce? Navigating a divorce can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to protecting your financial rights. A skilled divorce lawyer can make all the difference. They can offer professional guidance, help you understand what you’re entitled to, and work tirelessly to secure a fair […]

“Divorce Month” Is Almost Here

If your New Year’s resolution is getting out of a bad marriage, you’re not alone. In fact, January has been deemed “Divorce Month” by family law and divorce lawyers across the nation. There’s even a “Divorce Day,” the first Monday of the New Year (not-so-coincidentally following “Dating Sunday,” in which the number of new profiles […]

What Makes High-Asset Divorces Different?

Divorces are undoubtedly challenging and complex, regardless of the assets involved. However, the process can become even more intricate and demanding when high-value assets are at stake. At Denis M. Gravel & Associates P.C., with over two decades of experience in family law and divorce proceedings, we understand the unique challenges of high-asset divorces. So, […]

Why You Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce

Divorces can be uncontested – meaning that you and your spouse agree on all the terms that you need to agree on before your marriage can be dissolved. Typically, these issues involve the division of your assets, child custody, child support, and spousal maintenance (alimony). If you have found yourself in this situation, you may […]

Can I Change My Parenting Time Agreement in Illinois?

When two parents seek to divorce, they must also consider the needs and future of their children. The law addresses this through child custody arrangements, known as parenting time and parental responsibilities. Like other divorce matters, parents are encouraged to reach an agreement on these issues. If they can’t, the family court judge will step […]

Understanding The Basics Of Allocation Of Parental Responsibilities In Illinois

If you’re going through a divorce or separation and children are a part of the equation, you’ll need to figure out how to allocate the different parental responsibilities for your children. In Illinois law, the commonly used term “child custody” is instead referred to as “parental responsibilities,” which is an important rhetorical distinction when considering […]