The average cost of a dissolving a marriage is between $15,000 and $20,000, according to a report from the Huffington Post. The article notes that there are a number of expenses to factor into a divorce in Illinois, such as the following:
In just about every divorce, the hot topic of property division arises. In Illinois, the only property subject to division is the assets that were acquired during the marriage, with some exceptions. As Forbes magazine points out, types of marital property include the following:
It’s common to hear someone say that half of all marriages end in divorce. In Illinois and around the country, it is true that many couples find themselves battling over issues such as property division or child custody. However, experts say that not only has the number of divorces started to decline, but marriages in general are stronger now than they have been in years past. Yet those changes seem to be specific to only couples with a specific background.
People who serve in the military are all too familiar with being apart from loved ones. At Lois Kulinsky & Associates, Ltd., we understand the strain that distance can put on a relationship as well as divorce proceedings. While these separations may be similar to civilian situations in some aspects, we know that there are often additional complications involved with military families.
While the divorce rate in Illinois and across the country has either stabilized or even decreased for nearly every age group since 1990, it has doubled for people older than 50. According to a report in The Washington Post, the rate of divorce has more than doubled for those older than 65.