Divorce & Family Law

Dissolution of Marriage

Dissolution of Marriage

Commonly known as divorce, is granted if certain requirements are met:

Residency: Either party has to be a resident of the State of Illinois for more than 90 days prior to the filing of the petition or the making of the finding.

Separation: The parties have to be separated for two years, or at least six months with a waiver.

Grounds: The most common ground is irreconcilable differences; other grounds include impotence, pre-existent marriage, adultery, desertion, drunkenness, drug use, physical or mental cruelty, etc. The petitioner has to prove either of these grounds.

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