Family Law and Divorce
Divorce Guide for Clients
Divorce, whether contested or uncontested, is one of the most stressful experiences people can go through in their lives. The emotional upheaval felt by the divorcing parties may include the potential limitation in access to children and the loss of financial resources. Yet, under these trying circumstances, divorcing parties must make critical decisions that will greatly affect their lives. To complicate matters further, the divorcing parties are plummeted into a judicial process that is unfamiliar and intimidating.
This guide is designed to provide you, the divorce litigant, a basic understanding of the process for divorce in McHenry County, IL. By no means will the reading of this guide qualify individuals to represent themselves in a divorce proceeding. An experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorney is necessary to help guide a party through the judicial process. However, it is our hope that the information will provide a basic understanding of the process and ease the frustration felt by divorce litigants who are unfamiliar with the terminology and process for divorce in Illinois.