Divorce is a topic many people prefer to avoid. Whether they do not want to think about the possibility that they would get a divorce or it simply does not seem relevant to their lives, it is not a topic people generally bring up out of the blue. Perhaps that is why there might be some confusion about what a divorce entails. This article will go over some common aspects of divorce in Illinois. If divorce is something that might be pertinent to your life, you should speak with a knowledgeable St. Charles, IL divorce lawyer to find out more.
Grounds for Divorce in Illinois
As of January 2016, Illinois is a no-fault divorce state. The only grounds the courts will accept before granting a divorce are “irreconcilable differences,” and there is a large variety of things that can be included under that general title. Rather than focusing on the specifics, for example, an affair, the couple needs to prove that there is no hope for reconciliation between the two and that their marriage needs to end.