Divorce Financial Planning Attorney in Kane County
Skilled Geneva Divorce Lawyer
The nature of divorce is that you will be subject to the highly probative and personal invasion of every aspect of your financial life. A major component of any divorce proceeding is the accounting of finances and the disposition of financial and physical assets. If you are initiating the divorce, a knowledgeable divorce financial planning attorney can help you in assessing your financial needs and the maze of financial and accounting documents you collect. The The Law Offices of Douglas B. Warlick & Associates are skilled in the family and divorce law and know the benefits of financial planning for the success of your case. We serve divorce clients in financial planning in Geneva, Illinois, and Kane and DuPage counties, and throughout central Chicago.
Financial Planning Services
It is advisable to get your financial house in order before filing for divorce. The courts will look thoroughly at who made the money? Who spent the money? Who has the most money? Who needs the money? Information is power in negotiating financial matters of a divorce. It is essential that you approach the financial aspects of your divorce early on, by:
- Collecting and compiling financial records, credits card bills, pay stubs, insurance and investment documents, receipts, etc.;
- Assessing and projecting your financial needs; and
- Preparing a budget and personal cost analysis for financial stability after divorce.
All this information is important in preparing to petition the court for child support, maintenance, and property distribution Our lawyer will guide you in changing beneficiaries, power of attorney arrangements, wills, and trusts.
Contact Us for Experienced Financial Planning
Divorce is always difficult, even when uncontested. Your life is turned up side down and you financial stability is threatened. Attorney Douglas B. Warlick can help you get a clear understanding of the financial consequences of divorce and guide you in making the best financial decisions for your situation. We will thoroughly examine your financial needs and design our petitions around those needs.
We will engage a team with a lawyer, an divorce accounting professional, and a divorce financial planner to examine investments, retirement plans, taxes, and other fiscal data for use in making the calculations you need in the pursue of support, maintenance, and asset distribution. From our Geneva office, we can accommodate divorce financial planning clients throughout Illinois, including Kane, DuPage, McHenry, DeKalb, Kendall, Will, and Cook Counties. Contact our office at 630-232-9700. We provide discounted rates for an initial consultation.