D. SMITH - ATTORNEY AT LAW Practicing Law Since 1980 www.TheIllinoisAttorney.com 2021 Midwest Rd. - Suite 200, Oak Brook, IL. 60523 161 N. Clark St. - Suite 1600, Chicago, IL. 60601 1800 Nations Dr. - Suite 117, Gurnee, IL. 60031 630-415-8705 CALL ME FOR A FREE TELEPHONE CONSULTATION: MON - FRI FROM 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. & SATURDAY FROM 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. I AM HERE TO HELP YOU. Email: DS@TheIllinoisAttorney.com Fax (312) 264-5507 Family Law (Divorce / Paternity / Custody / Support / Visitation / Alimony) Serving Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County & Lake County, IL. (Case must be filed in the county where one of the parties resides - I do NOT represent parties in any counties other than Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake because I believe that when you hire me I should be the attorney in court with you and I do not want to spread myself too thin because that would not be fair to my other clients.- I am sorry and I hope that you understand.) FREE TELEPHONE CONSULTATION AT (630) 415-8705 No Hidden Charges - My fees include court costs! SIMPLE UNCONTESTED DIVORCE $1,750 - FINAL IN 2 TO 4 WEEKS (INCLUDES ENTRY OF JUDGMENT OF ALLOCATION OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES -REQUIRED WHEN THERE ARE MINOR CHILDREN) Better Business Bureau - A+ Rating Check out my BBB rating at: bbb.org - Search D. Smith - Oak Brook, Illinois INSURANCE KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - CALL ME FOR A FREE CONSULTATION. - DIVORCE IS HARD, LET AN EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU. All attorney's fees include complete legal representation in court. Documents are prepared relating specifically to your case, an attorney explains the documents to you before you sign them and an attorney is with you in court. You are not alone - your attorney is with you every step of the way. Let my 34 years of experience work for you! CALL ME FOR A FREE TELEPHONE CONFERENCE AT (630) 415-8705 TO DISCUSS WHAT SERVICES CAN BE PROVIDED AND THE FEE FOR SAID LEGAL SERVICES. WHEN YOU CALL MY OFFICE YOU TALK TO ME (NOT A PARALEGAL OR SOMEONE JUST OUT OF LAW SCHOOL) AND WHEN YOU GO TO COURT I AM THERE WITH YOU - NOT ANOTHER ATTORNEY (POSSIBLY SOMEONE JUST OUT OF LAW SCHOOL WITH LITTLE OR NO EXPERIENCE). ---------------------------- A spouse who is covered by medical insurance through his or her spouse's employer may (in most cases) continue said insurance coverage for a period of 18 months from the date a Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage is entered pursuant to C.O.B.R.A. Normally, in order to do so, the spouse not covered through the employer is required to contact the plan administrator within 30 days after the entry of the Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage and request said insurance coverage be extended to him or her. The insurance premium charged the ex-spouse is not the amount that the employer was charging the employee for said insurance coverage during the marriage but instead is the amount of the insurance premium the employer is paying to cover said ex-spouse (which is most cases is much more expensive than what the employee was paying during the marriage of the parties). It is very dangerous for an employee to continue to carry his or her ex-spouse on his insurance coverage without disclosing the divorce in that if there is an insurance claim the employer's insurnace provider can investigate the situation and deny coverage to the ex-spouse. Medical Insurance Coverage on Minor Child: Usually the court will provide for one or both of the parents to provide major medical insurance coverage on the child/children of the parties. The court will consider the party's financial condition, income, whether insurance is available through either of the spouse's employer, cost of medical insurance coverage and if medical insurance is available through the State. RETAIN MY LAW FIRM AND BENEFIT FROM MY 35 YEARS OF LEGAL EXPERIENCE - EXPERIENCE COUNTS! Visa / Mastercard / Discover / AMEX Accepted Installment Payment Plans Available. This website does not provide legal advice but instead is meant to give general information and should not be relied upon without seeking competent legal advice relating to your specific situation. What generally may be true may not apply in your case depending upon the specific facts and circumstances involved. Nothing contained in this website is meant to create an attorney-client relationship and no attorney-client relationship is created until a written retainer agreement is executed by the attorney and client and a retainer fee is paid to the attorney. 630-415-8705 D. Smith - © - 2016 TheIllinoisAttorney.com - Experienced Divorce Lawyer - Contested Divorce - Uncontested Divorce - Practicing Law Since 1980