Masters Law Group understands that divorce is a stressful situation and that our clients want to move on with their lives. As such, we move through settlement negotiations, mediation or litigation with our clients assurance and well being in mind.
Whether you are facing a contested divorce, uncontested divorce, or civil union divorce, our firm’s attorneys are ready to skillfully advocate for your position and provide your voice when you need it most.
Divorce cases involving substantial assets or complex estates require specialized knowledge. Masters Law Group is skilled at identifying and valuing assets and wealth, including real estate, securities, business interests, retirement funds, pension plans, tax shelters (domestic and foreign), overseas accounts, stock options, trusts and other actual or potential sources of wealth.
When should you talk to a lawyer about divorce?
When the marriage between spouses is struggling and feel obligated to end the relationship. Contacting a divorce lawyer will provide different options for the divorce process from settlements, mediation, ligation, and child custody.
What types of divorces are there?
There are three major types contested, uncontested, and civil union. Contested divorce is when there contentions between spouses and requires numerous steps in the process. Uncontested divorce is when there is agreement on all aspects of the divorce. Civil union divorce follows similar divorce processes but the couple leaves the state where they were granted civil union.
How long does the divorce process take?
Laws vary by state which begins with how long one is a resident in the state before filing for a divorce. The process itself can vary depending on the type of divorce but once a ruling is made on a divorce a waiting period up to from 0 to 6 months can be expected for the divorce to be final.
What are the requirements for disclosing finances during a divorce?
As a general rule, each spouse is required to disclose all assets and debts but the rules can vary by state. Failure to disclose such items can result in penalties.
What happens after a divorce is final?
How you and your spouse should manage all assets, money, debts and child custody if applicable. Failure to follow these orders can result in fines or jail time.
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Each year in the Illinois, thousands of families seek answers to questions regarding divorce, separation, allocation of parental responsibilities, support and other matters of family law.
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Excellent, caring attorney: I would recommend Erin for divorce, family law problems. She is prompt in answering phone calls and emails and provides the best service. She is very knowledgeable on allocation of parental responsibilities and child support matters as well. She is definitely a 5-star attorney.
Erin is a wonderful and attentive attorney. She was very thorough and quick in response with all of my concerns and needs. I would highly recommend Erin as she is professional and very knowledgeable.
Excellent, Supportive Divorce Attorney: I reached out to Erin first for a consultation in person regarding my marriage and possible divorce. She was very supportive and kind, explaining to me my options and actually wishing me the best with my marriage. I again reached out via email a few times with further questions, and Erin was always very quick to respond. When I ultimately decided to file for divorce, Erin helped make the process as easy as possible considering the situation. She was very compassionate and caring when I was going through such an emotionally difficult time.
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CHICAGO, IL 60602
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A Chicago family and divorce law firm focused on solving problems and achieving the best possible result for our clients.