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DuPage County Family Law and Divorce Lawyers

Naperville Attorneys for Mediation and Family Matters

Come experience the difference at Pesce Law Group, P.C. When divorce or family law issues touch your household, we want you to reach out to us. We begin by meeting with you and taking as much time as necessary to fully understand your needs and objectives for your particular situation. Then, we aggressively represent you, inside and outside of the courtroom.

Our professionals have a well-deserved reputation among judges, court personnel, and other attorneys, because we are always prepared, and we always work in the best interest of our clients. We never forget that you have a choice when it comes to legal representation, and your trust has an immense value to us. Right now, we invite you to take a few moments to explore our website and acclimate yourself with us a little better.

Divorce Law

There are basically two components in a divorce order: property division provisions and child-related provisions. The marital estate must be divided "equitably," which is not necessarily the same thing as "equally." Parental responsibilities (child custody) and child support orders must be in the best interests of the child(ren). Non-divorce orders, such as a paternity determination, may look much the same, but they may have a more narrow focus.

Divorce Procedure

Once the petition is filed, the court often conducts preliminary hearings, in contested cases, to determine interim custody, parenting time (visitation), and support orders. Thereafter, the parties exchange documents during the formal discovery phase. In addition, there may be a Guardian ad Litem and/or custody evaluator appointed before the matter proceeds to trial. Uncontested cases may bypass some or all of these requirements before proceeding directly to a prove-up for finalization. Non-divorce matters work in much the same way.

When you are ready to take control of your family law or divorce matter, contact Pesce Law Group, P.C. at 630-352-2240 for a free consultation.

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