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Dissipation Asset Tracing in Chicago

Skillfully Handling Marital Asset Dissipation Cases

Dissipation is generally defined as the utilization of marital funds by one spouse for their own benefit, for a purpose unrelated to the marriage. Dissipation of marital assets can only be committed during the time period where the marriage is undergoing (or has undergone) an irretrievable breakdown.

If you believe that your spouse has committed dissipation of marital assets, then the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. can step in and assist you. We have extensive experience helping partners seek justice through dissipation asset tracing in Chicago. Our divorce lawyers can also represent you if you have been accused of committing dissipation.


Discuss your case with our team! Call us at (312) 487-2795. We are eager to assist you anywhere in Chicagoland.


The Consequences of Martial Asset Dissipation

If the court finds that dissipation has been committed by a spouse, it can order that spouse to repay the marital estate. Statutory provisions addressing the issue of dissipation are generally found in Section 503 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. possess extensive knowledge and experience in regard to all facets of dissipation including:

  • The investigation of concealed assets
  • The discovery and prosecution of claims for dissipation
  • Defending parties accused of committing dissipation of the marital estate

Consult with Our Chicago Divorce Attorneys

No case is too complex for our team to handle. We are dedicated to pursuing and establishing justice for our clients who have been affected by dissipation or accusations of dissipation. Our attorneys understand that this is a sensitive and difficult situation to be in – we are respectful of your case and remain committed to providing compassionate yet aggressive and results-driven representation.


Contact us online or at (312) 487-2795 to get started with a free 20-minute consultation.


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