Mattoon, IL asked in Divorce for Illinois

Q: We are trying to settle out of court but differ greatly on the division of marital and non marital assets.

Spouse 1 - pension of $5900/month

Spouse 2 - pension $5200/month

Marital Property/Assets = $1,000,000

Spouse 1 - $360,000 in non marital funds thru inheritance

Spouse 2 - will receive $100,000 in inheritance from parents life insurance policy within the next 10-15 years.

What would the court likely decide on the division of marital assets if this were to go to court? Would the non marital assets ($360,000) become a part of the decision?

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

A: I do not know what your question is, but one thing is for sure: Spouse Two's $100,000 "inheritance" does not matter in any way until it is received.

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