For many years, Illinoisans only had one way to get divorce: by showing that the other spouse was at fault for the divorce. More recently, the legal system has moved away from such requirements. But, just because no-fault divorces are now popular does not mean that an at-fault divorce is never the right choice for Illinoisans. To understand which is right for them, keep reading.
No-fault divorces enjoy one major benefit: the spouses need not prove that either was at fault. They simply need to separate for a period of time, and then attest that the marriage is irreparable.