Divorce

Filing for divorce can be a troubling process, especially when you aren’t sure where to turn or who to trust with your case. At Miller Law Offices, P.C., I strive to alleviate that stress and anxiety by acting as the legal resource and personal advocate you need. Specifically, I like to start off our relationship on the right foot by:

  • Offering you a free initial consultation
  • Answering all of your questions during our talk
  • Listening to understand your unique situation and perspective

If, after our first meeting, you decide that I am in fact the right lawyer to handle your divorce, I will immediately get to work on building you a customized legal plan. As your case proceeds, you can expect the same treatment you received during our initial talk. That is, clear answers, an accessible and responsive attorney, and the utmost respect for you and your situation.

Illinois Grounds for Divorce

In the state of Illinois, there is only one ground for divorce, Irreconcilable Differences. Irreconcilable Differences requires a showing of the following:

  • Irreconcilable Differences have arisen
  • An irreparable breakdown of the marriage has ocurred
  • The parties have lived separate and apart for a continuous period greater than six months
  • Efforts at reconciliation have failed
  • Further attempts at reconciliation would not be in the best interest of the parties

It is worth noting that the requirement that the parties live separate and apart has been interpreted by the appellate courts as meaning that the parties have not been physically intimate, not that they live in separate residences. Nothing about the divorce process is easy, and it can be an emotional process, but you can certainly walk away with a sense of closure if you have been protected and not taken advantage of. Part of my job is helping you express what you’ve been through in a way that benefits your case. 

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Why You Want a Divorce Lawyer

No matter how simple or complex your case feels, and no matter how amicable or hostile the situation between you and your ex, please — don’t hesitate to give me a call. As much as I hope your separation goes smoothly on its own, I can tell you from personal and professional experience that having a seasoned lawyer on call can make a world of difference in resolving your case quickly and efficiently.

To me, speed and efficiency are paramount to providing excellent customer service. It’s that mentality, I think, that earned me multiple Clients’ Choice Awards from Avvo. Likewise, it is the reason that my clients continue to recommend me to their friends and family. But don’t just take my word for it! Explore my clients’ testimonials.

Peoria, Illinois Divorce Lawyer

When you work with my firm, I can help you understand the various options that are available to you during a divorce, and I will keep you informed of each legal happening throughout your case. For more information about how my firm can help you, please reach out to Miller Law Offices, P.C. today and schedule a free initial consultation with me.