There are a variety of initial divorce documents which you must prepare to initiate an Illinois divorce. A Petition For Dissolution Of Marriage outlines all of the broad details of your divorce; you were married, had some children, own some marital property and now you want a divorce, a parenting schedule and a division of that marital property. Attached to the Petition For Dissolution of Marriage is a document called a summons. What Is A Summons? In the old days, before everyone could read and write, the summons was the most important part of a lawsuit. It told… Continue Reading What Is A Summons In An Illinois Divorce?