Fox Lake, Illinois Divorce Lawyers

Ronald L. Bell
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Three decades of Family Law experience and a drive for successful resolutions.

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Blake Austin Culver
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Illinois Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience

DePaul College of LawIllinois, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois and 7th Circuit
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Denis Gravel
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Illinois Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience

"There are no problems, only solutions." Since I started Denis M. Gravel & Associates P.C. we have operated with only one goal in mind: To provide the highest quality legal services at an affordable price. We limit... Read More »
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Martin A. Delaney III
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Illinois Divorce Attorney with 40 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 three states,... Read More »
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Scott W. Brammer
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McHenry, IL Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(815) 344-4040 5447 Bull Valley Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Real Estate
University of South Dakota School of Law
Scott W. Brammer grew up in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After graduating from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1992, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Brammer was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois. That same year, he was also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Scott has spent over 18 years as an attorney in McHenry concentrating on family law, residential real...
Thomas C. O'Brien
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Antioch, IL Divorce Attorney with 53 years experience
(847) 838-1100 950 Main Street
Antioch, IL 60002
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Washington University School of Law
We are experienced attorneys in bankruptcy and family law. Located just south of the Wisconsin-Illinois state line, I practice daily in both states. In this area, knowledge of the significant differences in the two states' laws is critical to effective and competent representation.
Ronald L. Bell
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 39 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.
Swati S. Desai
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Lincolnshire, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 984-0638 250 Parkway Drive
Suite 150, MC-2
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Divorce, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School and Syracuse University College of Law
Denis Gravel
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Gurnee, IL Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(847) 855-8447 1790 Nations Drive Suite 121
Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Northern Illinois University
"There are no problems, only solutions." Since I started Denis M. Gravel & Associates P.C. we have operated with only one goal in mind: To provide the highest quality legal services at an affordable price. We limit our practice to the area of Family Law (Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support) in Lake County IL. as the substantive and procedural law is ever changing. We are skilled, knowledgable, aggressive, compasionate, dedicated attorneys.
Christopher S. Haaff
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(815) 355-8194 210 N Walkup Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce and Family
CHRIS S. HAAFF owns and operates his own law firm in Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois. He is an experienced litigator and negotiator in all aspects of family law, including divorce, adoption, paternity, child-related issues, child and spousal support, surrogacy, and qualified domestic relations orders. Chris has been a featured writer and speaker throughout Illinois on family law and other issues. In nearly twenty years of practice, Chris has represented hundreds of satisfied clients, many of whom have referred others to him.
David Gonet
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Lincolnshire, IL Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(847) 325-5471 250 Parkway Drive
Suite 150
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Houston - Main Campus
Attorney David P. Gonet comes to family law with a background in appellate law and intellectual property law. A business major in college, David went on to get his law degree from the University of Houston College of Law, where he participated in clinical work, researching and drafting state and federal appeals, and petitioning for writs of habeas corpus. Prior to practicing exclusively in the area of family law, David worked at a law firm concentrating in civil appeals, were be drafted appeals to the Illinois Court of Appeals, State of Illinois Supreme Court, Federal Court of Appeals, and...
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Lake in the Hills, IL Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(847) 231-2102 8411 Pyott Road
Ste. 107
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
At O’Flaherty Law, we are your community law firm. we are committed to providing personalized, efficient, and quality legal service. We pride ourselves on our “above-and-beyond” approach to client care, affordable fees, and communication. Please call us today at (630)324-6666 to schedule a free in-person or phone consultation. We are located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at our office or any other location convenient to you in order to work to accomplish your legal goals. Our team has expertise in many areas of law including but not limited...
Todd Andrew Benison
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer
(847) 899-8788 65 South Virginia Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Foreclosure Defense
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Benison earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. While attending Law School, Mr. Benison achieved the JMLS best oralist award for his participation in the 2L Herzog Moot Court Competition. He was selected for a student externship with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office during his final year of law school. Prior to entering Law School, Mr. Benison was in private practice as an accountant, working with local business in Northern Illinois. In his free time, Mr. Benison enjoys spending time with his wife, Erika, and their three children.
Gary L. Schlesinger
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
1512 Artaius Parkway, Suite 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Since 1986 practices exclusively family law matters including divorce, alimony, custody, support, paternity, and adoption cases. He has handled cases in Cook and Lake counties in the trial courts and the appellate court. Mr. Schlesinger is a 25+year member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has served on its Admissions Committee, its Board of Directors, and as Vice President.
Don Pesce
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Illinois Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience

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... Read More »
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Deborah A. Long
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Attorney with 4 years experience
(847) 495-6000 1113 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 204
Libertyville, IL 60048
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Marquette University Law School
Julia A. Pucci
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Algonquin, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(224) 249-3200 109 E Algonquin Rd
Algonquin, IL 60102
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...
Michael L. Strauss
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
1512 Artaius Parkway, Suite 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Michael Strauss practices only family law since being admitted to the Illinois Bar. Michael also serves as a mediator and as a Child Representative or Guardian Ad Litem. Michael is a Rising Star in the area of Family Law by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014 and 2015, a designation reserved for the top 2.5% of all Illinois attorneys under 40. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin/Chicago Lawyer Magazine recognized Michael as one of the most talented up and coming young lawyers in Illinois, with his selection to the 40 Under Forty 2014 list. Michael is one of only two attorneys...
Robert Medansky
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(815) 893-4818 7115 Virginia Road
Suite 102
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Robert Medansky is an experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorney providing clients and their families throughout Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, and McHenry Counties in Illinois with quality guidance and legal representation. He is a skilled negotiator and accomplished trial attorney who is widely recognized and respected for his integrity and vigorous advocacy to protect his client’s rights and interests. Since 1986, Mr. Medansky has successfully represented numerous clients in complex financial and high-conflict divorce matters. He approaches every family law matter with compassion, integrity, and a focus on personal service. As a skilled negotiator, he takes a strategic...
Van A Schwab
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(847) 737-4953 1641 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 12
Libertyville, IL 60048
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Along with his years of experience, Lake County divorce attorney Van A. Schwab has a solid educational basis for his divorce and family law practice. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, he received his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. Because of recent, up-to-date training, Mr. Schwab is a certified divorce mediator, and is prepared to handle family law issues through collaborative law methods. He has published an article on cohabitation in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Licensed to practice family law in the states of Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey, he...
Bradley L. Schencker
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Buffalo Grove, IL Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(847) 686-3626 400 West Dundee Road
Suite 6
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Michelle Wiejaczka
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Hawthorn Woods, IL Divorce Attorney
(847) 526-4909 25995 North Rand Rd
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
Divorce and Family
Washington University School of Law
An experienced trial attorney, Michelle G. Wiejaczka excels in helping individuals and families who need assistance with legal issues and representation. Recognized for her work in dispute resolution, collaborative law and cooperative problem solving, she is often appointed by the Court to serve as a mediator. Michelle is trained in Collaborative Law and periodically presides over cases that are assigned to mandatory arbitration. A former Assistant State’s Attorney (McHenry County) for almost nine years, she entered private practice in 1994, and founded Wiejaczka Law in 2005. Michelle graduated with High Honors from Southern Illinois University and...
John P. Dickson
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(815) 317-5193 4 E. Terra Cotta Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce, Business, Collections and Landlord Tenant
University of Chicago
Dickson Law Group is a full service law firm serving individuals and small businesses in McHenry, Kane, Lake, DuPage, and Cook counties.
Renee A Buxton
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(815) 455-9000 44 N. Virginia St., Ste. 3A
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce, Appeals and Family
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Ellen J. Rhodeman
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Arlington Heights, IL Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(847) 222-9465 3325 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Divorce
Washburn University School of Law
Attorney Ellen Rhodeman graduated from Washburn University School of Law in 2013. Within the same year she also was admitted into the State Bar of Illinois. She was also admitted into the State Bar of Wisconsin in 2017. For her undergraduate, she attended Carroll University, where she graduated in 2010.
Paulette Gray
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(815) 893-0257 40 Brink Street
Suite 103
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Attorneys Paulette M. Gray and Robert L. Gray are the principal attorneys at Gray & Gray LLC located in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Attorney Paulette M. Gray is a Past President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Paulette continues to be active in the Illinois Chapter of the AAML having served as an Officer within the Chapter as well as being on its Board of Managers for several years. She previously served as Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council (2008-09) during which time she testified in Springfield in...
Cynthia L. Lazar
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
(847) 680-8520 611 S. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 12
email: Cynthialazar@comcast.net
Libertyville, IL 60048
Divorce and Family
Richard Kelly
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Hebron, IL Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(815) 404-8522 P.O. Box 428
10008 Main St
Hebron, IL 60034
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
DePaul College of Law
Brian M. Radke
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
1641 N. Milwaukee Ave, Suite 12
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Mr. Michael John Gauthier
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Vernon Hills, IL Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 816-7781 945 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 170
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Illinois Institute of Technology
James Michael Kelly
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(815) 459-3120 01 North Virginia Street, Suite 150
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Family
University of Missouri - Kansas City
James Kelly has practiced in the areas of divorce and bankruptcy for 21 years. The Law offices of James M. Kelly handles and enjoys complex cases and trial work. Divorce work, especially trial work, requires a certain competency that not all attorney's have. Regardless of your particular fact pattern you can be sure that that the Law Offices of James M. Kelly will handle your matter in an expeditious and professional manner. In matters involving bankruptcy and debt restructuring, the Law Offices of James M. Kelly takes all matters seriously and has an...
Blake Austin Culver
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Barrington, IL Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(847) 382-2900 18-2 E Dundee Rd
#100
Barrington, IL 60010
Divorce, Business and Family
DePaul College of Law
Angela Peters
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Arlington Heights, IL Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(847) 222-9429 3325 North Arlington Heights Road
Suite 500
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Buffalo Grove Law Offices is committed to helping you through the difficult and overwhelming issues that arise from getting a divorce or dealing with the other complications related to family law. Located in Arlington Heights, IL, this law firm assists clients from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, including Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Elk Grove Village, Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows, Buffalo Grove, and Wheeling. Attorney Angela F. Peters has over 25 years of practical legal experience assisting her in providing her clients with the most effective, compassionate, and reliable legal assistance available. Practice areas include divorce, paternity and father's rights,...
Kevin W. Bruning
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(815) 455-3000 333 Commerce Drive, Suite 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
DePaul College of Law
Kevin Bruning is a lawyer with more than twenty years of experience in the litigation field. Bruning & Associates, P.C. is a full service law firm devoted to providing high quality, cost efficient and effective legal representation to its clients. The firm was established in January 2000 and has experienced steady and measured growth since its inception. The diverse professional backgrounds of each attorney at Bruning & Associates provide a substantial compliment of expertise and specialization that permits the firm to provide comprehensive legal services to its clients.
Rhonda Rosenthal
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(815) 444-9791 407 E. Congress Parkway
Suite B
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationDivorce, Elder, Family and Probate
Northern Illinois University
have been a licensed attorney and practicing attorney since 1995. Although I have practiced in Kane, DuPage and Cook counties, I currently limit my practice to McHenry County. I focus on issues affecting families and represent spouses, parents, children and disabled adults in divorce, post decree, paternity, adoption, juvenile, probate and guardianship matters. I am a trained Guardian ad Litem and Child’s Representative and appointed by the court in divorce or probate matters. I am also a trained Collaborative Attorney and mediator. Although I no longer accept court appointments for mediation, I use these skills in my roles as negotiator,...
Jenette M. Schwemler
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Lake in the Hills, IL Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(815) 245-4665 1301 Pyott Road, Suite 201G
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
The John Marshall Law School
For 20 years, I have represented clients in contested divorce and custody matters in McHenry County. I am also a court appointed guardian ad litem and mediator in family law cases. I also provide representation for clients needing estate planning and Medicaid planning.
Jerrold Lazar
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(847) 337-4476 611 S. Milwaukee Ave., #12
Libertyville, IL 60048
Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Kenneth E. Kaiser
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Palatine, IL Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(847) 991-6675 502 N Plum Grove Rd
Ste D
Palatine, IL 60067
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Jennifer Fox
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Gurnee, IL Divorce Lawyer
(847) 855-8447 1790 Nations Drive Suite 121
Gurnee, IL 60031
Divorce
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 a strong advocate for her clients, and she utilizes her legal knowledge alongside her ability to empathize and care for others in order to obtain the best results.
Timothy Brown
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney
(815) 569-4110 1520 Carlemont Drive
Suite M
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Caryl Jacobs Gabe
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Palatine, IL Divorce Lawyer with 43 years experience
(847) 551-3751 616 N. North Court
Suite 270
Palatine, IL 60067
Divorce and Family
Mr. Matthew J. O'Connor
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Barrington, IL Divorce Lawyer
(847) 304-4667 111 E. North Avenue
Suite 202
Barrington, IL 60010
Divorce
Kevin Bruning
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney
(815) 455-3000 333 Commerce Drive
Suite 900
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Divorce
Antioch, IL Divorce Attorney
(847) 833-7596 959 Main Street
Suite 200
Antioch, IL 60567
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Family
Alison G. Turoff
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Barrington, IL Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(847) 382-3995 1250 South Grove Avenue
Suite 101
Barrington, IL 60010
Divorce, Appeals and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
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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.