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Palatine, IL Legal Separation Lawyer

Attorneys for Help With Legal Separation in Barrington Hills, Cary and Inverness IL

For some married couples wishing to part, legal separation is a better option than divorce. There are many reasons legal separation may be preferred — religious beliefs, tax implications and debt may be among them. Other couples are uncertain if they truly want to seek dissolution of marriage and use a reversible separation agreement as a temporary solution.

At the Barrington, Illinois, law firm of Lucas Law, we assist clients with legal separation. With more than 25 years of family law practice, attorney Joseph M. Lucas recognizes all factors that must be considered when a couple chooses to draft a separation agreement.

Call 847-381-8700 For Advice About Legal Separation In Palatine, Illinois

A separation agreement can help to ensure separate finances and liabilities are protected under the law. To learn more, contact our office. We offer an initial consultation at an affordable price.

What Is Legal Separation?

A legal separation does not end a marriage. However, similar to divorce, certain factors must be considered when pursuing legal separation. Your separation agreement may contain provisions pertaining to:

A legal separation is reversible at any time. If, after a period of legal separation, a couple decides to divorce, the previously established separation agreement can provide a good starting point for divorce proceedings.

Limitations Of A Separation Agreement

With a separation agreement in place, your finances and debts can be disconnected from your spouse's. However, you are still legally married. Neither you nor your spouse can marry another person unless you choose to move forward with divorce.

Contact Lucas Law

Is legal separation right for you? For practical and sound advice, contact us at 847-381-8700 to schedule a consultation. We serve clients throughout the Barrington area including Cary, Inverness, Palatine, Algonquin and Deer Park, Illinois.

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