Why Illinois Law Promotes Settlement in Divorce Cases

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Why Illinois Law Promotes Settlement in Divorce Cases

December 19, 2019 | Divorce

Why Illinois Law Promotes Settlement in Divorce Cases

It is Illinois public policy to promote amicable settlement of disputes in divorce cases. There are many reasons for this. Two primary reasons are 1) settlement is much more efficient than trial, and 2) divorcing spouses are in the best position to resolve disputes that impact their daily lives (instead of a detached judge). In light of this, Illinois law attempts to promote settlement. Examples include:

Although settlement may be desired, parties need to be prepared to go to trial if settlement cannot be reached. Consequently, divorce attorneys need to be skilled negotiators and trial attorneys. The Botti Law Firm, P.C. has been practicing family law for nearly 50 years in DuPage and Cook County.  Please contact one of our attorneys at (630)573-8585 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a free consultation.

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