Protecting Your Finances In Divorce

The manner in which your divorce is handled will play a significant role in shaping your financial future. At The Law Office of Robbin D. Vanderwoude, Mrs. Vanderwoude can protect your financial interests throughout the divorce process, working to help you start your post-divorce life on a stable foundation. If you are located in Illinois, she can help.

Areas In Which A Strong Attorney Can Make A Difference

With more than 25 years of experience, divorce attorney The Law Office of Robbin D. Vanderwoude knows how to guide her clients to favorable outcomes in all aspects of divorce, including critical financial matters. She can represent you in all aspects of divorce, including:

  • Property division: The division of marital property is one of the most important aspects of divorce. She is here to make sure you obtain your fair share of marital assets.
  • Spousal maintenance: Whether you are seeking spousal maintenance (also known as alimony or spousal support) or your spouse is seeking it from you, she can protect your interests.
  • Prenuptial agreements: She can help you establish a prenuptial agreement that protects your wealth and property going into a marriage.

Attorney Vanderwoude can also assist with retirement accounts and stocks. This area of the law can be particularly tricky, which is why it is best to have an experienced lawyer by your side. How your 401K or stock options are split all depends on how much was contributed before you were married versus during your marriage. Whatever was paid during the marriage is considered marital property and must be divided. Anything you did prior to marriage is yours and yours alone. While it may seem cut and dry, it can get complicated rather quickly. Robbin can answer all of your questions and get you what you are owed.

Discuss Your Financial Issues With An Experienced Divorce Lawyer

Are you concerned about protecting your finances in divorce? Attorney The Law Office of Robbin D. Vanderwoude is here to help. Contact her online or by telephone at 847-979-9985 to schedule your confidential consultation. With law offices in Libertyville, she serves clients throughout Lake County and the surrounding areas.