Illinois Divorce Lawyers

Martin A. Delaney III
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience

I am an experienced litigator, having devoted my practice to family law for the last thirty-five years. Earlier in my career I focused on criminal defense, including organized crime cases. I am licensed in... Read More »
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Gbenga Longe
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Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney

Attorney Gbenga Longe brings an excellent record of effective and aggressive representation. No matter the issue, she will fight for her clients and ensure that their rights are protected. As a former... Read More »
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Monika Blacha
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Burr Ridge , IL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience

After nearly fourteen years of experience working for one of the largest law firms in the world, I founded the Blacha Law Office. My mission is to provide affordable and personalized representation to my... Read More »
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Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience

Dean Taradash is a lawyer that represents people going through one of life’s most traumatic events … divorce. Since 1999, Dean has focused his entire practice on assisting people through the divorce... Read More »
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Michael C. Craven
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Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney with 34 years experience
(312) 621-5234 333 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
I am a divorce attorney with a very strong financial background as a CPA with a LLM which is a Master of Tax Law degree. I am Partner at the firm Harrison & Held, LLP and our offices in downtown Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. I am consistently recognized as one of the best family lawyers in Illinois by my peers and have been named as an Illinois Super Lawyer and recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network every year since 2009. I am proud to have been selected by my peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best...
Cari B. Rincker
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(217) 531-2179 301 N. Neil Street, 4th Floor
Champaign, IL 61820
Champaign, IL Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
Divorce, Agricultural, Animal and Family
Pace Law School
Cari is a licensed attorney in the States of New York, Illinois, New Jersey, and Connecticut while being licensed in the District of Columbia. Cari is a general practitioner with concentrations in food/agriculture law, family/matrimonial law, civil litigation, estate planning and mediation. Rincker Law, PLLC has offices in New York City and Champaign, Illinois. Cari is a member of the Association for the Bar in the City of New York's Matrimonial Law Committee. Before starting Rincker Law, PLLC, Cari was an associate at Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming where her broad practice...
Michael Hudzik
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Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
DePaul College of Law
The most gratifying part of practicing matrimonial law is to be able to give guidance and help people through one of, if not the most, difficult times of their lives. My goal in most cases is to help clients resolve their issues in an amicable manner to a positive resolution, as the majority of cases do not proceed to trial. However, there are certain cases that cannot be settled for a multitude of reasons. As such, I am always prepared to litigate the issues. I maintain the mindset of a litigator while always being open to...
Matthew Shaw
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Saint Charles, IL Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(630) 206-3300 555 South Randall Road
Suite 105
Saint Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Northern Illinois University and Northern Illinois University
Mr. Shaw attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and graduated from Illinois College, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983. He continued his education at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1986, and became a Licensed Attorney in Illinois on November 6, 1986. Having previously practiced in general and family law practices, and having served as the Child Support Attorney for Kane County Circuit Court Clerk from 1987-1995, Mr. Shaw opened his own law practice concentrating in family law in 1991. In 2000 he co-founded the law firm...
Drew R. Quitschau
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Peoria, IL Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(309) 636-7167 456 Fulton St. Suite 203
Peoria, IL 61602
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
University of Arkansas School of Law
Drew Quitschau is an accomplished, results-driven attorney with 15 years of legal experience in a multitude of practice areas. He is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to clients by developing creative strategies to accomplish their objectives. Drew primarily concentrates in the areas of real estate transactions, business law, family law, collections, probate, and estate planning.

Drew Quitschau received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, his J.D. from the University of Arkansas, and he is currently pursuing an M.B.A. from Illinois State University. While in law school, Drew was the Articles Editor of the Arkansas Law Review, an Arkansas Bar...
Mazyar M. Hedayat Esq.
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Romeoville, IL Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 378-2200 1211 W Lakeview Ct
Romeoville, IL 60446
Free ConsultationDivorce, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, DePaul University and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Mazyar M. Hedayat is the principal of M. Hedayat & Associates, PC, a law firm that has represented Clients for nearly 25 years in the areas of business law and litigation, bankruptcy law and litigation, real property transactions and litigation, construction law and mechanics liens, corporate law, and more. After attending the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, Mr. Hedayat received his MBA from the U.M. Ross School of Business, and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Hedayat is a title insurance agent and operated a full-service title company for 6 years....
Wendy M. Musielak
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 871-1002 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Divorce, Business and Family
DePaul College of Law
Wendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the...
Dominick R Dolci
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(630) 261-9098 17W662 Butterfield Rd
#304
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
The John Marshall Law School
Dominick Dolci is a family law and criminal defense attorney in DuPage County, IL. Dominick acts as the Managing Partner at the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, with offices in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Chicago, IL.
Kirk C.  Stange
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(855) 805-0595 1012 Ekstam Drive
Suite 4
Bloomington, IL 61704
Bloomington, IL Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
If you are going through a divorce or family law matter, it can feel like your whole life is hanging in the balance. Not knowing what will happen to you or your family can can be overwhelming. To help clients with divorce and family law matters in their time of need, Stange Law Firm, PC has limited their practice to divorce and family law matters. For your convenience, we have offices in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas in places such as St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita and beyond. We also respond to all phone calls and...
William F Bochte
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St. Charles, IL Divorce Lawyer with 49 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
William ("Bill") F. Bochte is a graduate of Fenwick High School, obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary's University (formerly Saint Mary's College) in Winona, Minnesota in 1965. Bill went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School in 1969 and has been in the private practice of law serving his client's needs ever since. Mr. Bochte practiced in the city of Chicago for approximately 10 years before relocating to Kane County and the Fox Valley area. Mr. Bochte has received a United States of America Presidential Commendation in "recognition of exceptional...
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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Belleville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience

Blake Behme Gilbreth Links, P.C. has offices in Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Carlyle and Effingham, Illinois. AREAS OF PRACTICE: Probate Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Estate... Read More »
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Jane E. Nagle
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Lawyer

Jane E. Nagle is a licensed attorney with a concentration in the practice areas of divorce and family law as well as bankruptcy and debtors’ rights in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, Kendall, McHenry, Lake and... Read More »
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Masah S SamForay
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Joliet, IL Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(312) 702-1293 9 E. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
Masah S. SamForay, has earned national recognition as a force for her clients. Beyond being recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer, Masah SamForay knows the concerns of clients, intimately. She is a divorcee and working mother who understands what it means to fight for her family during a difficult divorce.

Atty. SamForay is a Co-Founder and Past-President of the Black Bar Association of Will County. She is a member of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. and served on the 2017-2018 Board and as the Co-Chair of the Small and Solo Firm Committee from 2013-2016. She is a...
Thomas P. Miller
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 685-6888 111 West Washington Street
Suite 1959
Chicago, IL 60602
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
DePaul University
Experience, integrity and flexibility form the backbone of my client oriented practice in Cook and DuPage Counties. My twelve years of negotiating, mediating, trials and appeals, inform my opinion of your case, and from our initial consultation onward, you always receive an honest assessment of the likely outcome. I strive for innovative solutions to your issues, minimizing expense and grief, strategizing to let you retain control over the results, while always being ready to "go all the way". Throughout, I will always be accessible to you and bill you fairly, tailoring payment options to your circumstances. About Me: ...
Patrick Nelson
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(630) 480-4280 1749 South Naperville Road
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
The John Marshall Law School
As an experienced litigator with over 18 years of experience, I have extensive experience handling the following types of cases: divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony (maintenance), property division, modification and support enforcement, QDRO's (division of retirement accounts), criminal law, DUI, traffic tickets, juvenile and expungement.

I believe that representing clients is a great responsibility and privilege. I enjoy helping people through a difficult time. I take a personal approach to each client and to each case. Every client that retains me receives personal attention and knows that their interests truly matters to me. You will...
Andrew P. Cores
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(630) 871-1002 400 S County Farm Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Divorce, Business and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Andrew P. Cores is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Andrew earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Northwestern University School of Law in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Andrew concentrates his family law practice in divorce, alimony and spousal support, child support, collaborative law, custody, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals, complex litigation, federal trial practice, state appellate practice, state trial practice, business law and mediation. Andrew has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of the DuPage County...
Stephen Komie
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 42 years experience
(312) 263-2800 1 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and International
National College for DUI Defense at Harvard Law School and DePaul College of Law
Stephen M. Komie is the founder of Komie and Associates, and he has over 40 years of experience successfully representing clients in state, federal, and international trials and appeals. Mr. Komie is best known for high profile cases such as his defense of Sandra Fabiano for child abuse and John Carroccia for murder, which were widely reported in the Illinois media. He has helped numerous clients achieve victory in criminal and civil trials across Illinois and the United States.

Mr. Komie provides his clients with dedicated, tenacious defense against criminal charges, and he has won many landmark decisions, including the 1995...
Ronald L. Bell
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
(847) 495-6000 1113 S. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 204
Libertyville, IL 60048
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Ronald L. Bell has extensive litigation and negotation experience and has held former positions such as the Assistant Illinois Attorney General and Chief Corporate Counsel to a $250 million dollar company. Ronald Bell has argued and/or presented cases before the United States Supreme Court, Illinois Supreme Court, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and every Illinois appellate court. Attorney Bell has top academic credentials and he was the top student in his law school class at the age of 23, a former editor of the law review and graduated college at the age of 20.
Robert J Boszko
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Schaumburg, IL Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Robert J. Boszko (“Bob”) began his career at Anderson & Associates, P.C. in 2002 as a law clerk and was hired as an associate attorney in 2004, he is now a Partner with the firm and primarily practices out of the firm's Schaumburg (Cook County) office where his practice is focused on complex financial divorce and custody disputes. Bob’s comprehensive understanding of various areas of law including, Tax Law, Business Transactions and Planning, Real Estate Transactions, and Estate Planning and Administration, provide him the foundation and creativity to resolve complicated divorce and child custody disputes. Bob utilizes compassion and...
Brandon C. Mayberry
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(618) 579-5250 104 Calvert St.
Marion, IL 62959
Marion, IL Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Brandon C. Mayberry grew up in Jonesboro, Illinois. After high school, Brandon attended Shawnee Community College where he earned an Associates of Arts degree. He then attended Southern Illinois University, where he earned a B.A. in Paralegal Studies with a specialization in Pre-Law graduating Cum Laude. From there, Brandon went on to attend Southern Illinois University School of Law. Brandon graduated from the SIU School of Law. While in law school, Brandon was a member and marshal of the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity. While attending SIU School of Law Brandon began working as a law clerk for the Law...
Kiley Whitty
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Oak Brook, IL Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 571-1900 1900 Spring Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Kiley M. Whitty is a licensed attorney specializing in the areas of family law, child custody, bankruptcy, and creditor negotiations in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and surrounding collar counties. While in law school at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Kiley earned a certificate in Child and Family Law as well as a certificate in Advocacy which aided in her success as a litigator. As an associate with Anderson & Associates, P.C., Kiley has handled complex custody cases involving issues with legal and residential custody, parenting time, allegations of abuse and neglect, and child removal. Kiley has also handled a...
Mr. Dion U. Davi
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(630) 580-6373 1776A S. Naperville Road
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Dion U. Davi has extensive experience in family, real estate and estate planning throughout Illinois. DuPage family law attorney Dion U. Davi is a skilled negotiator who seeks to resolve legal disputes with a favorable settlement whenever possible. When needed, however, he has the skills and experience to effectively and zealously advocate for his clients in court.
Trent West
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Nokomis, IL Divorce Lawyer

Our firm is rooted in Montgomery County with two offices to better serve the area. I handle many cases in the surrounding counties (Macoupin, Bond, Fayette, Christian, and Shelby County) as well. We have... Read More »
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Todd Alan Roseberry
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Bloomington, IL Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience

Todd Roseberry's experience includes a period of employment with the Illinois Department of Public Aid, Springfield, Illinois,as a Public Aid Income Maintenance Specialist. He also served in the Illinois... Read More »
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Lidia E Serrano
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Geneva, IL Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(630) 844-8781 431 Williamsburg Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have been practicing law since 2001. I graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in May of 2001 and from DePaul University in June of 1996. My main area of concentration is family law, i.e., divorce, paternity, child support, allocation of parental responsibilities (formerly known as custody) and adoption. As a family law attorney, I understand that my clients have to make difficult decisions while dealing with complex issues and emotions. As such, I believe that the key to successful representation depends not only in understanding the underlying issues, but, also in experience and expertise in the law...
Maxine Weiss Kunz
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(312) 605-4041 180 N. Lasalle Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Maxine Weiss Kunz is an attorney practicing 100% family law since 2005, including traditional litigation, adoptions, and collaborative law. She is certified for appointment as a Child Representative or Guardian ad Litem in Cook County. She is also certified to practice collaborative law in Illinois. Maxine is a member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and a certified mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution and the Cook County courts. Maxine received her undergraduate degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington, where she double-majored in Psychology and Telecommunications. She earned her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law where she received...
Robert M Motta
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Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 281-9911 161 N. Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robert Motta II is the Managing Partner at Motta & Motta LLC. He concentrates his law practice in criminal defense, DUI, divorce & family law. Robert was named 2014 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer and is known in the legal community for his unparalleled pre-trial and trial strategies.
Brian W. Reidy
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Orland Park, IL Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(708) 580-6767 11528 W. 183rd Place
Suite NE
Orland Park, IL 60467
Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have sat on the other client side of the lawyer-client table, which gives me a unique insight to the emotions that my clients experience. Divorce and child custody matters are never easy on the people involved. It is important to have a lawyer that you can trust during the most difficult time in your life. At Reidy Law Office, we believe in teaching our clients the relevant law and how it relates to the client’s specific situation. Then, we create the specific strategy for the individual client’s case. Our mission is to help people through the difficult times in...
Michael Thomas Navigato
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St. Charles, IL Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael Navigato, a 1986 graduate of Addison Trail High School, received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Loyola University, Chicago in 1990. Thereafter, Mr. Navigato attended law school at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law where he earned his law degree with distinction. He began his practice as a sole practitioner in November 1993 and in August 1994, he became an associate in the law firm of Laraia & Hubbard, P.C. in Wheaton, Illinois, In February 2003, Michael joined his current partners, William Bochte and Theodore Kuzniar where he has been practicing to the present date. In...
Anthony Andreano
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Joliet, IL Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(815) 954-8175 58 N. Chicago St.
Suite 506
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Northern Illinois University
Anthony Andreano is a divorce lawyer in Will County, Illinois with offices in Joliet. Attorneys at the law firm handle family law cases involving uncontested and contested divorces, custody, parental responsibilities, visitation disputes, legal separation, spousal maintenance, child support, paternity, grandparent rights, civil unions, post judgments proceeding, support arrearage calculations and collection and other family law cases. For more information visit us at www.andreanoandlyons.com or call for an immediate consultation over the phone (815) 954-8175
Eunice Ward
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
(312) 332-2915 10 N. Dearborn
11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Eunice Ward has focused on family law since the beginning of her legal career. Over the years, she has gained experience with the divorce court, judges, and mediators. She is well known for her commitment and positive attitude towards her clients and their cases.
Amanda M. Oliver
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(312) 605-4041 180 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Amanda M. Oliver (formerly Amanda M. Sleezer) is a Partner of Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC. Ms. Oliver has focused on cases involving child custody, visitation, child support and parentage matters, estate valuation and account tracing, prenuptial agreements, and various other pre-decree and post-decree issues.

A graduate of Millikin University (B.A. Political Science/Pre-Law, 2003) and The John Marshall Law School (J.D. 2006), Ms. Oliver has interned with The Children’s Law Center and The Employment Justice Center in Washington, D.C., as well as with both litigation and family law firms in Chicago. Ms. Oliver was also elected to The John Marshall Journal of...
Diana Schimmel
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(312) 252-2085 180 North Stetson
Two Prudential Plaza Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
Divorce and Family
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
At my firm all clients get my personal attention. Family law matters can be emotional and I am aware of the support a person needs during such a trying time. You will never be shuttled to another attorney or support staff when working with my firm. You will receive personalized attention specific to your sensitive case needs. I give free initial consultations where we can use the facts to formulate the best legal strategy for your family. Family law is all I do and it shows in my work on your behalf.
Angela Lund-Logan
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Machesney Park, IL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(815) 316-2920 8232 Ravere St
Machesney Park, IL 61115
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
The first divorce I handled was my own. I personally understand the emotional turmoil my clients experience and strive to reduce the stress caused by a family law case. I opened my own law firm to focus on the needs of clients. Because a family law case strains an individual both mentally and monetarily, every clients needs to have effect representation at a reasonable rate. GOAL: Resolve every case as cost-effective and quickly as possible while pursuing the client's objectives UNDERSTANDING THE CASE. Explaining each stage, each document, and each court...
Brianna Meyer
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer

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Jennifer Fox
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Gurnee, IL Divorce Lawyer

Jennifer is licensed to practice in Illinois, and solely practices family law. She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Lake County Bar Association. Jennifer is... Read More »
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Courtney Mehta
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(815) 726-8500 23 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationJoliet, IL Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Courtney Mehta graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2011. During law school Courtney spent her summers clerking for a Family Law firm. After passing the bar, Courtney began her career working for Mitchell Law Group in Joliet, Illinois. In 2016, Courtney joined Henderson Law & Mediation. At Henderson Law & Mediation, Courtney concentrates her practice in the areas of Divorce, Separation, Parental Allocation (formerly known as Custody), Guardianship, and Adoption. Courtney is also on the Will County Mediation and Guardian ad Litem lists. She is frequently appointed in those capacities. Courtney is currently a member of the Illinois State...
Mitch Furman
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Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(312) 651-4206 190 S La Salle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Chicago criminal defense attorney Mitch Furman will be able to provide the representation and legal support you need no matter how complex your case may be. If you are facing a DUI charge, theft crime, drug offense or any other criminal charge then you owe it to yourself to consult with an attorney you know you can trust. Don’t be taken advantage of by the court system, hire a legal advocate who will be able to fight on your behalf throughout the entire legal process. In addition, Mr. Furman assists clients dealing with personal injury related cases; real estate law...
Lisa A. Copland
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Chicago, IL Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(312) 546-5059 35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Lisa A. Copland has significant experience in several areas of the law including domestic relations, civil litigation, probate, breach of contract and real estate law. She represents men and women in divorce cases, which includes division of property, custody, child support and visitation. Lisa routinely represents buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions, and landlords and tenants in eviction proceedings. Through the firm's full service approach, attorneys also assist clients in estate planning and civil litigation.
Maureen Sullivan Taylor
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Naperville, IL Divorce Attorney with 36 years experience
(630) 665-7676 1250 East Diehl
Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Juvenile
Northern Illinois University
Admitted to practice law in 1982, Maureen Sullivan Taylor graduated with a J.D. from Northern Illinois University Law School. In addition to interning at the United States' Attorneys' Office, Maureen was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Matrimonial Law and also served on the Law Review. Founder of the firm, Maureen is a trained and experienced mediator, and is both a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and a member of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. Maureen is admitted to the United States Supreme Court and the Northern District of Illinois Federal Court and...
Julia A. Pucci
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West Dundee, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 426-1866 107 S 1st St
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Julia A. Pucci, managing partner with Pucci Pirtle, focuses her practice in the areas of divorce and custody litigation. Ms. Pucci attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois where she received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Sociology and Political Science. Ms. Pucci subsequently earned her Juris Doctor from St. Louis University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. During her law school career, Julia taught legal research and writing as a teaching assistant and was also active in the mediation clinic where she obtained her mediation certification. As a certified mediator, she mediated court-ordered child custody matters and...
Don Pesce
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Naperville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(630) 352-2240 50 S. Main Street
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Don is a passionate and enthusiastic problem solver who loves the intellectual challenges of family law from the initial consultation to the final agreement or judicial ruling. As an experienced divorce and family law attorney, Don handles every type of case from the simple agreement to the most intricate and delicate situations with precision, persistence and care. Don takes pride in his ability to communicate with clients. Don gives clients one-on-one attention every step of the way. He thoroughly explains the legal process from the first action to the last. Don always makes it his goal...
Ann Leone
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Chicago, IL Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
(773) 437-0489 1655 S Blue Island
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
The John Marshall Law School
Ann Leone is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She then attended The John Marshall Law School and received her Juris Doctorate. She has worked in various government agencies, including the Department of Children and Family Services and The Cook County Office of The Public Guardian as a Guardian ad litem. Through these agencies, she gained invaluable experience working on various complex juvenile immigration cases and handling many domestic relations cases, including custody disputes and divorces. Additionally, she has worked with numerous non-profits, specializing in...
Mr. Stephen A Brundage
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(630) 260-9647 1749 S Naperville Rd
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
DePaul College of Law
My law enforcement background as an investigator, instructor, evidence technician and police officer provides a key advantage to clients of my criminal defense practice. I have practiced law in Illinois for 27 years, helping thousands of clients obtain the best possible outcome when facing criminal charges, from DUI and traffic offenses to serious felonies such as drug charges and sex crimes. Our law firm, serving DuPage, Kane, and Cook counties, also offers strong advocacy in divorce, custody and related issues, as well as and personal injury, real estate, and wills and trusts. For experienced, personalized representation in your legal...
Daniel J. Kollias
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Wheaton, IL Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Notre Dame Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Daniel J. Kollias' combination of experience in the real world and in the courtroom sets him apart from other attorneys. He represents clients with the goal of finding practical solutions to complex problems. Prior to starting his firm, Dan successfully owned and managed a restaurant and bar in Elmhurst for a few years before returning to the practice of law. He understands business from the perspectives of both the entrepreneur and the advocate.

Dan is at home both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. Dan gained extensive in-court experience as a prosecutor in the...
Joseph F Emmerth IV
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Naperville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(630) 665-7676 1250 East Diehl Road
Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Divorce and Family
DePaul College of Law
Admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2005, Joseph graduated from Ambassador University, Big Sandy, TX, where he was on the Dean's List and received his B.A., and then graduated from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, where he earned an M.A. in Counseling and was awarded the Nichol Memorial Award for Integrity. Joseph is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law, where he served as a student representative on the Law School's curriculum committee. With several years of experience as a counselor prior to attending law school, Joseph brings unique and valuable experience to the field of domestic relations...
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Kelly Garrett-Hicks
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Belleville, IL Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience

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Ms. Hicks has been practicing law in St. Clair and Monroe Counties for more than 10 years. She has successfully tried numerous divorce and custody cases. She is also an experienced mediator. Ms. Hicks... Read More »
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.