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Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First in Illinois?

Filing for divorce is one of the most significant actions a married person can take, and the outcome of the divorce proceedings will have long-lasting effects. In states that allow spouses to assign fault for divorces, being the first one to file can often come with distinct legal advantages. However, Illinois is a no-fault divorce state, which […]

How Do I Go Through a Divorce Gracefully?

Going through a divorce in Illinois is both practically and emotionally challenging. In fact, many people find that the process is the most overwhelming experience of their lives. Divorce can have life-altering implications for your living situation, your finances, your property, and your relationship with your children. With so much at stake, is it possible to move […]

How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce in Illinois?

We know that you want your divorce to be over as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the legal system does not move as fast as we’d like, which can cause frustration for those wanting to resolve their divorce and move forward. Knowing a little about the timeline of an Illinois divorce can help you prepare for […]

“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 […]