Will County Divorce Attorneys
Andreano and Lyons is a Will County law firm with offices in downtown Joliet, Illinois focused on divorce and family law. We have continuously served clients for over 35 years and stand ready to represent you in the most difficult of family law cases.
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The attorneys at Andreano and Lyons are experienced and dedicated professionals seeking the best resolution of our client's legal issues. We are focused on family law and centered in Will County so our clients gain the advantage of attorneys rooted in and familiar with the local court system.
Phone consultations are provided at (815) 954-8175 with no cost and without an appointment during office hours. Attorneys are generally available in the afternoon. Office consultations include weekend and evening appointments but must be scheduled in advance. You can schedule one by calling our office or even set it up online. By speaking directly with one of our attorneys, your questions will get answered quickly and a quote or budget for legal services can be outlined.
Areas of Family Law Practice:
- Contested and Uncontested Divorces
- Allocating Parenting Decisions and Time (formerly Joint Parenting)
- Custody and Visitation Disputes
- Spousal Maintenance / Alimony Issues
- Property Division – Marital vs. Non-marital
- Shared Parenting Time - Joint Parenting vs. Sole Custody
- Child Support Collection / Reduction / Termination
- Pension, 401(k) and Other Retirement Asset Division
- Post-divorce Motions - Enforcement of Judgments or Changes
- Child Removal and Relocation Out of State
- Grandparent Visitation and Custody Rights
- Paternity Cases – Rights & Obligations of Unmarried Parents
- Prenuptial Agreements
Below are just a few of the major issues parties need to consider in getting a divorce. While the courts have tried to simplify the divorce process, recent changes in the law have actually made it much more complex so that attorneys have become even more crucial in getting it done right the first time.
Some Major Issues to Resolve in a Divorce
Property division can be as simple as 50/50 split of assets and debts. But it also can be negotiated in a number of ways as part of resolving spousal maintenance or in splitting retirement funds. The law states property should be "equitably" divided which is not necessarily "equally" divided.
Illinois divorce law has now eliminated the term "custody" and now provides for "allocating parenting time" and "allocating parenting decisions". However, parents still have much flexibility in reaching a mutual agreement that works for both.
Issues of spousal support (alimony) and child support have seen drastic changes with the passing of maintenance guidelines in 2015 and then a complete overhaul of child support laws in 2017. Even a simple case can require complex calculations.
Our attorneys have been practicing in Will County for decades
Andreano & Lyons has been helping clients since 1978.
In addition to our daily courtroom practice, we offer
services online through: AgreedDivorceLawyer.com
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