Divorce and Family Law

Divorce essentially results in the creation of two households where there was once one. As a result, understanding the financial and legal impact on you and your children is essential. At Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., our divorce lawyers work closely with clients in explaining the division of property, marital assets, retirement funds, and debt.

We explain what the court considers when determining child custody, visitation schedules, and spousal maintenance. Especially in cases where you or your spouse owns a business, our attorneys consult accountants and other financial experts in order to determine the true value of the company in question. We accurately determine our client's assets and debt in order to protect their rights and interests.

For more information regarding divorce or other family law matters, contact Peoria, Illinois, family law attorneys at Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C. We will evaluate your situation and determine the best course of action available to you.

Family Law and Issues Surrounding Divorce

The family law and divorce attorneys at Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., represent clients in regard to the following:

  • Divorce
  • Legal separation
  • Child custody
  • Visitation
  • Child support
  • College education expenses
  • Maintenance
  • Removal of children from the state
  • Adoption
  • Grandparent rights

The Importance of Records and Documentation

Regardless of whether you're getting divorced, establishing custody of your children, or requesting a change in child support payments, documentation is essential to your case. Providing copies of bank statements, credit card statements, stock portfolios, tax returns, medical records, and other pertinent information is essential for building your case. Especially in cases where a post-divorce modification is necessary due to the loss of employment, illness, or injury, the court will require documentation supporting your petition.

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Contact Experienced Family Law Attorneys at Benckendorf & Benckendorf

For more information regarding the financial and legal implications of divorce for you and your family, contact The law offices of Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., today. We make sure you have the information you need to make informed decisions about tomorrow.

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