We have been separated and he is filing for divorce. He wants to keep the car we bought, It is in my name. He wants the divorce first and he is financially not able to transfer the car right away. He wants an uncontested divorce but keeps changing...
It is unlikely that you would be responsible to the injured party, as such. However, if he does not have insurance, you run the risk of losing your driving privileges under Illinois' Financial Responsibility laws.See question
I've drafted and completed the prenup document with my future spouse. What are the next steps in completing this.
Keep trying to do it yourself and you will likely wind up with a totally unenforceable document.See question
Hello, I am greencardholder in illinois,and i married in india,he still lives in india,he dont have greencard holder or he is not citizen of USA,now we separate a year ago,we already brokeup with eachother,i want divorce from Illinois,i filled a...
You have a lawyer. Take his or her advice, or hire a lawyer whose advice you will take.See question
I had an online attorney draw up a gdro and now I don't know how to proceed. I'm over a thousand miles away from the state in which I filed.
If you are the spouse who expects to receive retirement benefits from your ex's pension plan, and it is a defined benefit pension (as opposed to a 401K), please take what I am about to say very seriously.
A QDRO is an extremely sophisticated document that cannot be treated lightly. It has to be prepared with precision. I would never trust anyone who is not a QDRO pro to prepare a document that could have such a dramatic effect on my future.
You don't want to wind up in a situation years from now where you learn that the QDRO protects your ex's current spouse more that it protects you. I am not saying this will happen to you, but it does happen.
Spend the money and hire a lawyer who specializes in QDRO'S. This is the wisest and best investment you can make.See question
My husband and I are living together but separate. We are in talks of a divorce and I have been a stay at home mom/wife for 12 years. I have no way to support our 3 minor children and he removed all monies from our joint account. I am unable to pa...
The court has no jurisdiction or power to order your husband to support you or the children until a case is filed to bring him into the court system. This means you have to file a case.See question
I filed for divorce while under great emotional strain having experienced the death of my grandmother earlier in the week. I felt the situation between my husband and I was irreconcilable, however, I believe we can work it out. It's been less th...
Forget about getting a refund of your filing fee. The legal system is not like a retail store where you can return a product if you change your mind.
When you filed your case, you set a powerful legal machine into action. It will remain in action unless and until you properly and formally dismiss your case. You either have to appear before a judge to get leave to dismiss the case, or you have to fail to prosecute your case long enough for the dismiss it for want of prosecution.
My husband wants the wedding ring returned, I look at this as a gift. Do i have to give it back?
Yes. Illinois law clearly allows you to keep the engagement and wedding rings.See question
I purchased a home prior to my marriage, it is in my name only. I never added my wife to it. I have only been married 9 months. We are getting divorced and she and her lawyer are arguing its marital property and therefore she is entitled to 50%...
Based on the facts you have provided, you can rest easy.See question
Only issue remaining is the QDRO. I am handling all other issues pro se, as I have run out of money. QDRO sitting with QDRO consultants and they refuse to work with me unless I hire another attorney. I am out of money after a four year long divorc...
You not only need a lawyer to do the QDRO, you need a lawyer who focuses his or her practice on QDRO'S.See question
My husband and I are going to attempt non contested divorce with His attorney and a neutral mediator. We don't have custody to deal with nor much debt. However I've been the breadwinner and he is not working and is fully capable of working (3 degr...
Under our new law, if you and your spouse live in Will County, you MUST file in Will County. Generally speaking, you can hire an attorney at any time during the pendency of the case.See question