Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

I have filed for divorce in Illinois but the spouse will not show up. I have already had him served and he did not respond. When I went to court to do my prove up the judge said I must change my grounds for divorce from irreconcilable differences to something else because the other party is not there to waive the 2 year separation right. What is a ground that will allow me to complete the process on my own?

Asked on 4/08/13, 9:10 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.

Mental cruelty, physical cruelty, and others

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Answered on 4/08/13, 9:34 am
Michael R. Nack Michael R. Nack, Attorney at Law

Read the statutes and case law, or, hire an attorney.

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Answered on 4/09/13, 4:57 pm

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