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Barrington Divorce Lawyer

Barrington Divorce Lawyer

Getting a divorce is never easy. Even when the split between you and your spouse is amicable, there are still a number of outstanding issues that need to be resolved, such as who will get custody of the children and how to divide any marital property. Ideally, you are able to settle these differences and quickly move on with your lives.

Even in this best case scenario, you still need to work with an experienced Barrington divorce lawyer who can guide you through the process. At the SAM LAW OFFICE LLC, we provide skilled, professional representation to individuals seeking–or even just contemplating–a divorce. We can review the specific facts of your case and advise you on the best course of action, whether that is to seek a negotiated settlement, or if necessary to pursue litigation to protect your rights in court.

Dealing with Potential Complications in Cook County Divorce Cases

Illinois is a “no-fault” state with respect to divorce. This means that if you and your spouse have been separated and living apart for at least six months without interruption, a judge will assume there are “irreconcilable differences” and grant you a divorce on those grounds. If you have already negotiated a master settlement agreement with your spouse, the judge can approve that, as well.

Of course, depending on the circumstances, things may not go so quickly or smoothly. There are a number of factors that may complicate a divorce proceeding and thus require more extensive negotiation–or even litigation. Some of the more common complex divorce issues we can help you deal with at the SAM LAW OFFICE LLC include:

  • High Asset Divorces: Do you or your spouse own a business or significant assets that fluctuate in value, such as stocks or real estate? If so, that needs to be taken into account when completing a division of marital property.
  • Same-Sex Divorce: Illinois has recognized same-sex civil unions since 2011 and same-sex marriage since 2014. Due to the fact, such marriages are relatively new in the law, same-sex couples face a number of special challenges when seeking a divorce, particularly with respect to same-sex couples with children.
  • Electronic Snooping: We live in the age of social media. Every mundane daily activity is now cataloged on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. This can have a significant impact on a divorce case, especially if one spouse is caught trying to illegally access (“hack”) the other spouse’s social media accounts in an attempt to obtain potentially damaging information.

Contact a Barrington Divorce Lawyer Today

We know that simply calling a lawyer to talk about the possibility of divorce is a big step. That is why the SAM LAW OFFICE LLC is dedicated to handling divorce cases with the highest degree of professional skill and discretion. Call us today at 847-255-9925 to schedule a free consultation so we can sit down together and talk about your situation.

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  • Office Location: 3601 Algonquin Road Suite 325 Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
  • Phone Number: 847-255-9925
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Attorney Advertising. This information is designed for general information only. The information presented should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Past results and testimonials are not a guarantee, warranty, or prediction of the outcome of your case, and should not be construed as such. Past results cannot guarantee future performance. Any result in a single case is not meant to create an expectation of similar results in future matters because each case involves many different factors, therefore, results will differ on a case-by-case basis.

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