Q: I am looking for assistance in getting a non contested divorce. This is a very simple divorce with no assets to divide.
We have two kids that we plan on splitting 50/50. Please advise how we can do this on a very low budget.
A: I suggest that you both discuss every aspect of a settlement and come to a complete agreement. Then, call an attorney to put the agreement in proper form. There will probably be certain things you both did not consider. I would go over them with you if you came to my firm. The way my firm works is we will only represent one party. We will prepare the settlement papers exactly as the client wants. Once they are in final form, both parties will review and sign. Then we will file a petition for dissolution of marriage - in McHenry County/22 Judicial District - and get a prove up date [that is, the date you are to be divorced]. This will be done through zoom. We charge a flat fee and court costs/filing fee.
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