Hoffman Estates, IL asked in Divorce and Family Law for Illinois

Q: I need probono services for divorce/family law.

I have been married for 18 years in 2000 Aug. I have two kids ages 14 yrs, 9 yrs. We were married in India and are US citizens now. I have been homemaker for most of time I was married. I tried part time work but gave up due to health issues and to take care of kids. I am not sure how I can afford attorney fees as I have no savings or can't work. Can you please give me information if there are any attorneys who can work pro bono or advise me?

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Peter M. LaSorsa
Peter M. LaSorsa
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  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Even though you may not have money up front for an attorney's fees, if you hire an attorney he or she may be able to collect attorney fees from your husband through court order. You should check with local attorneys who handle divorce cases.

Robert B. Buchanan
Robert B. Buchanan
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  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: What's your husband's income?

Do you have equity in your home?

The answer to those two questions will determine whether you need a pro Bono lawyer.

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