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Legal Separation

Attorney Assisting Clients with Legal Separation in Illinois

Experienced South Holland family law attorney provides an alternative to divorce

In certain situations, a couple may wish to live apart but do not want to terminate their marriage. The process of obtaining a legal separation is the same as obtaining a divorce. Like a divorce, issues of parental responsibility (custody), parenting time (visitation), child support and maintenance (alimony) are determined by the Court with a legal separation. But unlike a divorce, upon the entry of the Judgment for Legal Separation, the parties are unable to remarry. Also unlike a divorce, the Court will divide assets and debts only if the parties agree to do so.

Choosing between a legal separation and a divorce can be a difficult decision.  I can assist you in making the right choices for your individual circumstances.

Contact a South Holland legal separation attorney today.

To learn more about alternatives to divorce in Illinois, call Law Office of Elfreda Dockery at 312-964-3761 or contact me online today to schedule a legal strategy session.

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  • South Holland Office
    17070 South Park Avenue
    Suite K
    South Holland, Illinois 60473
    Phone: 312-372-5600