Bourbonnais, IL asked in Divorce for Illinois

Q: I live in Illinois and have filed for no fault divorce to spouse who is imprisoned in Florida; will this go quickly now?

He is sentenced to several years, I'm asking for nothing except sole custody. No assets, etc. Could this still be held up or am I free and clear? If not, what could he do to stall divorce? and how long?

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David Siegel
David Siegel
Answered

A: If your spouse is going to sign the documents, then you case can conclude within a matter of weeks. If he is not going to agree to the divorce and he hires an attorney, the case can last years. It all depends upon his willingness to either cooperate or simply default.

J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
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  • Oak Brook Terrace, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: I agree with attorney Siegel.

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