If a divorce is in your future, you may be at a loss for how best to proceed. The fact is that the terms of your divorce will resonate throughout your post-divorce life, which is why you need an experienced Mt. Prospect divorce lawyer in your corner.
Your divorce will follow its own unique path, but the terms that must be negotiated between you and your divorcing spouse are the same as those addressed in every other divorce, including (as applicable):
Each of these can play an important role in your future, and because the overall effects tend to dovetail together, it’s important to pay careful attention to each.
Those terms that you and your divorcing spouse are able to negotiate on your own (with your respective divorce lawyers’ guidance) won’t need to be addressed by the court, which is obviously to your advantage. The goal is to keep the decision-making power between yourselves, but if you do find yourself facing a dead-end on one or more matters, you’ll need the court to intervene on your behalf.
In its decision-making capacity, the court takes many factors into careful consideration, but when children are involved, it is always motivated by the best interest of those children.
Those factors that are likely to affect financial decisions made by the court (such as those related to the division of your marital property and to alimony) can include:
Those factors that might affect the court’s decisions related to your child custody arrangements can include:
The divorce process can take many unexpected twists and turns, but Cameron H. Goodman at Goodman Law Firm in Mt. Prospect is an adept divorce lawyer with the skill, resources, and clarity to help. For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
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