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Dissolution of Civil Union

What Does it Mean?

A dissolution of civil union is the process through which two partners exit a legal civil union.

How Does it Work?

In order to dissolve a civil union in Illinois, both partners must have been living separately for at least six (6) months. The partners will have to show to a judge that they have irreconcilable differences that have lead to the breakdown of the civil union.

You may have to deal with other legal issues during your dissolution case:

If you and your partner have minor children together, you will have extra legal issues to resolve. These may include:

In order to dissolve a civil union, both partners must come to a settlement agreement with regards to the above legal issues.

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