Grayslake, 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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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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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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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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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.
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.
Brian M. Radke
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Libertyville, IL Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
1641 N. Milwaukee Ave, Suite 12
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
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
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
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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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
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.
Tracey A. Hower
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(630) 797-5505 2300 Barrington Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Free ConsultationHoffman Estates, IL Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Immigration
Northern Illinois University
Consistently achieving positive results for her clients does not happen by accident. Attorney Tracey A. Hower is a certified Guardian Ad Litem and Mediator which requires intense listening skills, and she is an effective communicator who keeps her clients regularly informed of the case status and strategy. Inquiries are a top firm priority. Simple inquiries like, “when is my next court date” are handled by the staff. Complex inquiries regarding the case are answered immediately by Tracey, if she is available, or promptly at the next available time.

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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Lake in the Hills, IL Divorce Attorney with 12 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...
Donald J Cosley
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(847) 253-3100 1855 Rohlwing Road
Suite D
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Donald J. Cosley has practiced law since 1994 and is admitted to practice in Illinois, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Donald Cosley assisted many clients in divorce and related family law, criminal defense, DUI, traffic violations, and drivers' license reinstatements. He prides himself on his firm's ability to provide aggressive and personable service to clients from all walks of life. Mr. Cosley belongs to several professional associations. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers....
Angel M. Traub
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Arlington Heights, IL Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(847) 749-4182 1114 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 202
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Juvenile
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Angel M. Traub is a civil litigation attorney & principal owner of A. Traub & Assoc.. She graduated in 98 from NIU with her B.A. & was awarded the Outstanding Woman Student Award & Outstanding Communication Major Award in 98. Angel graduated from The John Marshall Law School with a J.D. In 01 where She was selected as a John Marshall Distinguished Scholar & was a member of the Order of John Marshall, Honorary Scholarship Society. She was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois & the Northern District of Illinois in 2001. Angel is trained & certified...
Christopher S. Haaff
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Attorney with 22 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.
Swati S. Desai
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Lincolnshire, IL Divorce Lawyer with 14 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
Martin A. Delaney III
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(847) 705-8000 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 350
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3117
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Washington and Lee University School of Law
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, Illinois, New York and Virginia, although I now practice mainly in the greater Chicago area, Cook and Collar counties.
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...
Janet K. Maxwell-Wickett
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(847) 430-3789 1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Education and Family
DePaul University
Bradley L. Schencker
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Buffalo Grove, IL Divorce Lawyer with 12 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
Nicholas W. Richardson
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Palatine, IL Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(847) 873-6741 800 E. Northwest Highway
Suite 321
Palatine, IL 60074
Free ConsultationDivorce
University of Missouri - Columbia
Attorney Richardson actively serves the Northwest Suburban Bar Association through nominated and appointed positions. He was admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2013. Additionally, he is part of the Attorney Network for Hyatt Legal Plans, a MetLife Company. In 2009, he opened his namesake family law office and serves as the primary point of contact for his clients, and in 2015, he hired a paralegal to help maximize his time helping clients. Attorney Richardson handles each case in the same thoughtful manner that has resonated with his clients since he started practicing law in...
Julia A. Pucci
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Algonquin, IL Divorce Lawyer with 14 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...
Oren Graupe
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Buffalo Grove, IL Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(847) 906-3488 100 Lake Blvd Suite 678
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Oren Graupe has a deep and diverse legal background, which includes experience in plaintiff’s personal injury, commercial litigation, residential real estate, estate planning, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and family law.

Oren regularly handles all aspects of family law and domestic relations, including: pre and post nuptial agreements, non-contested low-cost divorces, complex child related issues, business valuation, support, post-decree, paternity, and alternative dispute resolution. He strives to be available for his clients. Oren combines an aggressive, straightforward approach with an ability to make difficult topics easier to access.

In addition to litigation, Oren recognizes that many clients want and need swift resolution to...
Bradley R. Kaye
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Northbrook, IL Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(847) 509-9990 707 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 600
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
DePaul College of Law
Bradley R. Kaye (“Brad”) is a licensed attorney concentrating in the areas of divorce, post-decree issues, estate planning, and criminal law. Brad is based in the Schaumburg office of Anderson & Associates, P.C., and handles cases primarily in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Will counties.
Jessica Naples
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Schaumburg, IL Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(847) 260-9297 1821 Walden Office Square #400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Divorce and Family
University of Michigan Law School
I practice divorce and family law and my goal is to be both understanding of my clients situation and compassionate as they deal with a rough time in their life.

I have been practicing law since 2008 after graduating from Michigan State University College of Law with my Doctor of Jurisprudence.

I was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2008 and Illinois in 2011.

I hope to helping families move forward towards a better future.
Shawn McKenna
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(847) 995-8800 3601 Algonquin Rd, Ste 610
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationDivorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and Wayne State University Law School
Shawn McKenna represents parties in the litigation and resolution of matrimonial and family related matters. He handles all aspects of family law representation, such as dissolution, legal separation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, child custody, visitation, support, property division and post-dissolution concerns.
Shawn McKenna began his career at the Law Office to Miriam Cooper & Associates in May of 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McKenna was the principal of the Law Office of Shawn McKenna, located in Chicago, Illinois. In 2010 Shawn received a Masters of Law (L.L.M), in Family Law, from Chicago-Kent Chicago Kent Law. In 2009,...
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.
Angela Peters
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Arlington Heights, IL Divorce Lawyer with 34 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,...
John P. Dickson
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer with 9 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.
Nichole Waltz
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(847) 253-8800 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 300
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
DePaul University
Nichole is a family law attorney who assists individuals experiencing divorce or other family issues, including child support and allocation of parenting time and parental responsibilities. Visit www.wpdlegal.com for additional information.
Paulette Gray
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Crystal Lake, IL Divorce Lawyer with 23 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...
Stuart Reid
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Deerfield, IL Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(847) 906-3755 420 Lake Cook Road Suite 120
Deerfield, IL 60015
Divorce and Family
Stuart A. Reid is an experienced family law attorney and mediator with offices in Deerfield, Illinois. From 1997 until April of 2004, Mr. Reid practiced family law with Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, the nation’s largest family law firm. While with Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, Mr. Reid handled hundreds of family law matters ranging from straightforward post-decree child support adjustments to complex, multi-million dollar divorce trials. In April of 2004, Mr. Reid opened The Law Offices of Stuart A. Reid in Lake Forest, Illinois, with the goal of continuing to provide high quality legal services to individuals involved in family law...
Brandy Wisher
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Rolling Meadows, IL Divorce Attorney with 4 years experience
(847) 995-8800 3601 Algonquin Rd, Ste 610
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Divorce and Family
Northwestern University School of Law
Brandy Wisher primarily practices family law, representing clients in all aspects of domestic relations proceedings, including dissolution of marriage, legal separation, property distribution, maintenance and spousal support, the allocation of parental responsibilities, child support and college expenses, post-dissolution enforcement and modification proceedings, and parentage actions. Brandy counsels her clients with knowledge and compassion throughout all stages of their cases, including during settlement negotiations and at court appearances and in other adversarial settings throughout litigation.


Brandy has been an Associate Attorney with the Law Office of Miriam Cooper & Associates, LLC since April 2016. Brandy received her Juris Doctor degree from...
Katie VanDeusen
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Schaumburg, IL Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 584-1860 1821 Walden Office Square Ste 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
I'm in Schaumburg but take on many cases in the surrounding Illinois area. I practice Family Law exclusively. I understand how painful and challenging cases can become, and I'm here to help you move forward. Please give me a call to have your questions answered and set up a consultation or even attend one of my monthly divorce seminars. I appreciate you taking the time to reach out.
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.
Scott W. Brammer
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McHenry, IL Divorce Attorney with 27 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...
Jenette M. Schwemler
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Lake in the Hills, IL Divorce Attorney with 22 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.
Alan Pearlman
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Northbrook, IL Divorce Attorney with 45 years experience
(847) 205-4383 707 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Harvard Law School and John Marshall Law School
For over 4 decades, Northbrook family law attorney Alan Pearlman has been helping families in Chicagoland and Lake County through difficult times in divorce and other family law matters, as well as Criminal and Complex DUI and Traffic matters. Our office concentrates on finding hidden assets in High Profile Divorce cases, while at the same time helping couples complete a dissolution of marriage through trial or a negotiated settlement agreement, and attending to all the important issues in their divorce matter, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal maintenance and the division of marital property. Alan Pearlman, Ltd....
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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.