Dividing your assets can be a hotly disputed part of an Illinois divorce. From separating marital and non-marital assets, to negotiating with your spouse, to litigation over certain items, there are numerous pitfalls in property division matters. The length of the marriage, the value of the property, and complex ownership structures further complicate the process.
At the Law Offices of George M. Sanders, P.C., our Arlington Heights property division attorneys are committed to helping you overcome challenges in distributing assets during the divorce process. If you have questions about your case or would like to schedule an initial consultation with an experienced lawyer, please check out our website or call 312-624-7645.
Illinois law encourages parties to agree on a fair, equitable division of property in a divorce, but achieving an appropriate arrangement can be difficult. For one, “equitable” does not always mean “equal,” so there is the potential for a skewed asset distribution considering other factors in the divorce. Plus, reaching an agreement on all aspects of property division can be an impractical goal, even when the parties can compromise on many areas. Some components of the asset division process include:
Our attorneys can assist with negotiating an agreement on asset division, but we are prepared to take the matter to court if necessary to protect your rights. We have significant experience in the courtroom setting, so you know your case will be in good hands.
For more information about asset distribution in Illinois divorce cases, please contact the Law Offices of George M. Sanders, P.C. We can answer your questions and provide information on your legal options after conducting an initial consultation. Our firm services clients in Arlington Heights, Cook County, and throughout the Chicago area, and we are happy to help.