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Are You Considering a Divorce? Contact Our Attorneys and Review Your Options Today

Is Divorce Right for You?

Assistance from Our Cook County Divorce Lawyer

Contemplating a divorce is one of the hardest decisions you will ever have to make. No matter what your situation, deciding to separate from your spouse can lead to legal issues that you must be prepared for. Concerns involving your assets, your family, and your children are important to consider, as a divorce can permanently alter your life and your future.

Before Deciding to Divorce

Getting a divorce should be a joint decision made between you and your partner. However, sometimes contentious issues can hinder this process. In these cases, it is important to speak with an experienced divorce attorney to help represent your interests.

Before you get divorced, you must ask yourself many questions, including:

  • Is your relationship no longer working for both of you?
  • Have you exhausted all other options, including counseling and speaking with your spouse?
  • Is your marriage causing emotional stress and anxiety?
  • Do all of your conversations end in arguments?
  • Are you and your spouse no longer physically, emotionally, or sexually attracted to each other?
  • Is divorce used as a threat in your marriage?
  • Are you emotionally ready for this huge change in your life and your family?

Guiding You Through the Divorce Process

If the decision to divorce is an amicable one, and both you and your spouse have mutually agreed that this is the best choice for you and your family, the proceedings can be much easier. Dividing your assets and personal property become a matter of agreeing to certain terms and filing the correct legal documents with the court.

Should you and your spouse be unable to agree, mediation or court litigation may be the best legal route available for your situation. Caryl Jacobs Gabe has been helping clients throughout Palatine, South Barrington, Barrington, Barrington Hills, and Hoffman Estates for nearly 40 years. No matter how contentious your situation may be, our firm can help ensure that your divorce runs as smoothly as possible, and that your interests are always kept in mind. We are conveniently located in Hoffman Estates and Palatine (by appointment) to better serve you.

If you decide that a divorce is right for you, contact our attorney the Law Firm of Caryl Jacobs Gabe, Ltd.

Rave Reviews from
Happy Clients

  • She fought for me and I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for the best.

    “Wow! Thank you, thank you to Caryl Gabe and her staff. I had a very difficult custody battle with my ex and Caryl was always there for me. Her experience and creativity allowed me to gain full custody of my children. I went to other attorneys who listened to my predicament, and she was the ONLY ONE who said it was doable. She fought for me and I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for the best.”

    Laurie Faye

  • Thank you for all you did for me during that difficult time.

    “Any questions I had, Caryl or Tim would happily answer them. Caryl stood up for me repeatedly in an ugly battle. Things were done promptly, even when the other side was slow. Caryl's confidence is comforting and well deserved. Everything worked out in my favor in the end. Thank you for all you did for me during that difficult time. I appreciate the patience that shown to me, and the calming demeanor that was constant throughout. 5 stars is an understatement”

    Michael Davis

  • A true professional in every sense of the word.

    “I have known Caryl for quite a few years now and anyone looking for a family law attorney, she is the only one I recommend to all my clients. A true professional in every sense of the word.”

    I.C.

  • Their professionalism was second to none.

    “Caryl and her staff were outstanding from start to finish. I really appreciate all of the hardwork and dedication to my case. Their professionalism was second to none. I would highly recommend them, and thank them for making a difficult time in my life tolerable.”

    J.E.

  • I wouldn't have made it through without their assistance.

    “I really appreciated all the help Caryl and Tim provided to me during a very difficult time in my life. I wouldn't have made it through without their assistance.”

    B.G.