If we don't have kids, do we really need a lawyer for our divorce?

It is always advisable to use a lawyer for your divorce, whether you have kids or not. True, child custody adds a whole new layer of complexity to a divorce, but that does not mean that a divorce uncomplicated by issues of children is simple. There are still likely issues of support, property division, debt, tax implications and a whole host of things that most people would not even know to address, which is one of the many reasons that you should consider using a lawyer for your divorce. Use strong caution if tempted to use an internet do it yourself divorce. Divorce is much more than filling out forms ;I have seen this backfire on people too often which often ends up costing them more in hiring a lawyer later to fix mistakes that they were too inexperienced to know that they were making at the time. Best leave it to a professional who is experienced with not only knowing what you should be asking for in divorce but who also knows how to manage the case procedurally to get you from taking the first step to getting your divorce signed by a judge.

If you are considering divorce, take the first step and find out what is entailed. Give us a call at O'Connor Cadiz Law, located in Schaumburg and Itasca, to set up a confidential consultation to get your questions answered and find out what services an Illinois divorce lawyer can offer you. We serve the counties of Cook , DuPage and Kane.


Carol O'Connor Cadiz
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Attorney & Owner at O'Connor Cadiz Law: Bankruptcy, Injury, Real Estate & Mediation