Illinois Family Lawyers

Brianna Meyer
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer

DePaul College of LawIllinois
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Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 20 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 process. Dean has... Read More »
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Morgan Given
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer

The George Washington University Law SchoolIllinois
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Lisa M. Giese
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Lisa M. Giese is a licensed attorney working out of the Wheaton office in DuPage County. Lisa specializes in divorce, probate and bankruptcy law in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and surrounding collar counties. Lisa has... Read More »
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Michael C. Craven
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(312) 621-5234 333 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Drew R. Quitschau
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Peoria, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
456 Fulton St. Suite 203
Peoria, IL 61602
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
Ronald L. Bell
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Libertyville, IL Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(847) 495-6000 1113 S. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 204
Libertyville, IL 60048
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
Mr. Stephen A Brundage
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(630) 260-9647 1749 S Naperville Rd
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
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...
Dominick R Dolci
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(630) 261-9098 17W662 Butterfield Rd
#304
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
Edward J. Blake Jr.
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(855) 886-1529 521 West Main Street
Suite 100
Belleville, IL 62220
Free ConsultationBelleville, IL Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Saint Louis University School of Law
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 Planning, including Business, Child Custody, Child Support, Collaborative Divorce, Commercial Real Estate, Consume Protection, Debt Settlement, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Breaches of Fiduciary Duty, Family, Foreclosure, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Malpractice, Litigation, Civil Lawsuits, Military Divorce, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Probate, Estate Settlement, Real Estate, Securities, DCFS, Tax, Internal Revenue Service, Illinois Department of Revenue, Illinois Department of Employment Security and White Collar Crime.
Matthew Shaw
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Saint Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(630) 206-3300 555 South Randall Road
Suite 105
Saint Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Lee R. Zeidman
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Skokie, IL Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(847) 786-2234 4709 Golf Rd. Suite 1155
Skokie, IL 60076
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
John Marshall Law School
Founded in 2009 by Lee Zeidman, Zeidman & Associates Ltd. set out to provide legal services to clients in a unique and ambitious manner. Focused first on the goals of each client rather than the bottom line, Zeidman & Associates built its foundation upon not only providing legal services but advising clients on the most efficient manner to resolve their legal issue or create their new business. In each of its practice areas, Zeidman & Associates strives to provide a unique experience for its clients so that they continue to return for each of their legal and consulting needs....
Angela Lund-Logan
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Machesney Park, IL Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(815) 316-2920 8232 Ravere St
Machesney Park, IL 61115
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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...
Benedict Schwarz II
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West Dundee, IL Family Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(847) 428-7725 303 W. Main Street
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Benedict Schwarz, II has limited his practice to matrimonial and family law for over 40 years. He is a past director of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and is also a trained divorce mediator; Mr. Schwarz has taught numerous 40-hour divorce mediation training and conflict resolution seminars and has also co-authored chapters on the subject in the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education publications.

In 1992, Mr. Schwarz was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court as a Commissioner of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC). In 2001, Mr. Schwarz was appointed the Chairperson of the Commission from January...
Jessica L. Defino
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer

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Daniel J. Kollias
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience

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... Read More »
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Cari B. Rincker
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(217) 531-2179 301 N. Neil Street, 4th Floor
Champaign, IL 61820
Champaign, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Family, Agricultural, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Mr. Dion U. Davi
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 580-6373 1776A S. Naperville Road
Suite 105
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning 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.
Marissa R. Hanson
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Geneva, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 844-8781 431 Williamsburg Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
Family, Criminal and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Marissa’s main areas of concentration are family law matters such as Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Paternity, Visitation and Adoption. Marissa is also a court approved family Mediator and Guardian ad Litem in Kane and Dekalb County. In addition, Marissa is one of the few Kane County foreclosure mediators for the sixteenth judicial circuit.
Lisa M. Giese
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Lisa M. Giese is a licensed attorney working out of the Wheaton office in DuPage County. Lisa specializes in divorce, probate and bankruptcy law in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will and surrounding collar counties. Lisa has handled a variety of cases involving contested and uncontested divorce, child support, paternity, visitation, chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, loan modifications, creditor negotiations, estate planning and probate administration. While in law school, Lisa focused her studies in family law and earned her certificate in Child and Family Law upon graduation. Lisa is a trained Guardian ad Litem with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court and has...
Diana Schimmel
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(312) 252-2085 180 North Stetson
Two Prudential Plaza Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Family and Divorce
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.
Charles A. Canning
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Elgin, IL Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(847) 742-0420 40 N. Airlite
Suite 3
Elgin, IL 60123
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Illinois College of Law
Attorney Charles Canning has represented clients throughout Kane County and across Northern Illinois for over 30 years. He assists clients with cases in the following practice areas:
Ray Choudhry
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Moline, IL Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(309) 797-8000 1515 5th Ave #430
Moline, IL 61265
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law
Ray recieved his J.D. at Northwestern University in 1974 and M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1972 with a B.A. at California State, L.A. in 1968. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Rock Island County Bar Association.

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Tricia D. Goostree
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 584-4800 555 South Randall Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Tricia knew she wanted to be an attorney when she was 10 years old - being an attorney seemed glamorous and exciting. It was not until college, when Tricia was selected for Eastern Illinois University's mock trial time, that she realized how much she would enjoy litigation and courtroom work. After being accepted to the John Marshall Law School with a Dean's Scholarship, she added excellent writing skills to her love of working in the courtroom, winning the Dean Fred F. Herzog Moot Court Competition. Tricia was awarded a Moot Court Executive Board scholarship and went on to...
Christopher S. Haaff
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Crystal Lake, IL Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(815) 355-8194 210 N Walkup Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Family and Divorce
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.
Anthony Andreano
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Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(815) 954-8175 58 N. Chicago St.
Suite 506
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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
Todd Alan Roseberry
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Bloomington, IL Family Law 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 Army National... Read More »
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Trent West
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Nokomis, IL Family Law 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 experience... Read More »
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Michael Hudzik
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Luke Kazmar
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Chicago , IL Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(855) 631-2527 401 North Michigan
Suite 1200
Chicago , IL 60611
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Illinois College of Law
By way of educational and professional background, I have extensive knowledge of accounting, valuation, statistics, taxation, econometrics and economics. Skill set enables superior asset/liability allocation, discovery of hidden income/assets, support payment litigation, etc.__________EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC CONTEXTS: Appraisal of Residential and Commercial Real Estate Valuation of Closely Held Companies Forensic Accounting and/or Tracing Analysis of Diverse, Complex and/or Prodigious Classes of Assets/Liabilities Arguments Regarding Upward/Downward Deviation from Guideline Support Determination of True and Actual Income__________REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Senior Corporate Executives (including CEOs, CFOs, Presidents and Directors) Entrepreneurs & Owners of Closely Held Entities Medical Doctors (surgeons,...
Judith Jenz
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(630) 225-8282 305 S. Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Judith’s practice is focused in the areas of divorce, custody, paternity, and guardianship proceedings. She is an aggressive trial attorney and persuasive negotiator with extensive experience in negotiating and litigating divorce related issues including custody, visitation, maintenance, child support, the distribution of assets and liabilities, domestic violence and orders of protection.
Lisa A. Copland
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(312) 546-5059 35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 650
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
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.
Robert J Boszko
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning 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...
Rachel Hernandez
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(630) 888-0017 619 W. Main Street
Suite D
St. Charles, IL 60174
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northern Illinois University, College of Law and Western Illinois University
Rachel Hernandez began her career with the Community Crisis Center in 1999 and now serves on their Board of Directors. The center is a not for profit domestic violence shelter and social service agency in Elgin. Rachel has a passion for helping others and community building and attended NIU College of Law committed to pursuing those goals.
After graduating, she served as an assistant state's attorney handling a variety of criminal and civil matters in Boone and Winnebago Counties, with a particular passion for seeking justice for children and victims of violent crimes. As an assistant state's attorney, she managed a...
Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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(312) 775-1020 180 N LaSalle St
37th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
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 process. Dean has represented people throughout the state of Illinois and has a reputation for being a zealous advocate for his clients, both in and out of the courtroom. Dean is dedicated to ensuring that his clients obtain the most favorable outcomes while also understanding that not every issue is a fight. If an issue can be resolved amicably and without court intervention, Dean is always happy to...
Sarah A Nolan
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(708) 226-9904 15255 S. 94th Ave
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law
Sarah A. Nolan joined Anderson & Associates, P.C. in 2010 when was hired on as an associate attorney and now a partner of the firm. Sarah works primarily out of the firms Orland Park & Schaumburg offices, where she practices a variety of areas of law, including Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Creditor Negotiations, and Litigation. Ms. Nolan handles cases in Cook County and the surrounding collar counties. Ms. Nolan received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, from the Loyola University of Chicago in 2005. In 2009, Ms. Nolan earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University -...
Kiley Whitty
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Oak Brook, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 571-1900 1900 Spring Road
Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
William Harold Mazur
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(773) 405-2632 1829 N. Fairfield Ave. #1S
Chicago, IL 60647
Free ConsultationFamily, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Bill is an Illinois and New York licensed attorney operating a general law practice in Chicago. He represent clients throughout the Chicagoland area on matters ranging from tenant evictions and judgment collections, to divorces and much more. Having grown up on the South Side of Chicago, Bill understands the value and importance of high quality service at a reasonable price. His main goal is to carry that mantra into his law practice and provide excellent and effective representation at an affordable price. By operating a virtual law office, he has been able to operate a more mobile...
Kelly Garrett-Hicks
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Belleville, IL Family Law 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 grew up in a... Read More »
Gary W. Wangler
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Belleville, IL Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience

Experienced professional legal representation for criminal defense, drug cases, divorce, child custody and support, adoption, domestic violence, DUI/DWI, lawsuits, trials and appeals. Gary Wangler is an experienced... Read More »
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Juneithaa S Shambee
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Evanston, IL Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(773) 741-3602 701 Main Street
Suite 203
Evanston, IL 60202
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and IP
Northern Illinois University
A Chicago native, Juneitha Shambee has shown passion and dedication to law since a young age. Working vigorously to make strides in her education, she uses that same tenaciousness to achieve results in every case she touches. She has taken on challenges beyond what many attorneys her age would face, personally and professionally, such as battling large firms in copyright issues and achieving excellent settlements for her clients, and even taking on challenging criminal cases and getting them dismissed in the preliminary stages. Although Juneitha is the first college graduate and professional in her family, she did not let...
Agnes Z. Olechno
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(312) 981-0851 180 North LaSalle Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Agnes (Zielinski) Olechno combines her skill as a courtroom litigator, her experience as a child advocate, and her compassion for families in transition to advocate for her clients and their families. Agnes graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2010 where she received two Bachelor of Arts degree’s Magna Cum Laude in Political Science and International Studies, and a Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude in Criminal Justice. As recipient of Loyola’s Civitas Child Law Fellowship and the Child and Family Law Certificate, Agnes received her law degree (J.D.) Cum Laude from Loyola University School of Law in 2013....
Wendy M. Musielak
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 871-1002 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Family, Business and Divorce
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...
Jane E. Nagle
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(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
DePaul College of Law
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 surrounding collar counties. Jane received her law degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2012. She also graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2006 with her Bachelor of Arts in both International Studies and Spanish with a minor in Italian. During law school, Jane worked as an extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Panter in both the Domestic Relations...
Rodney W. Equi
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer
(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northeastern Illinois University
The Honorable Rodney W. Equi (Ret.) was appointed as an Associate Judge for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, Illinois in 1992 and elected as Circuit Judge in 1998.
Thomas P. Miller
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 685-6888 111 West Washington Street
Suite 1959
Chicago, IL 60602
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence 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: ...
Maxine Weiss Kunz
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(312) 605-4041 180 N. Lasalle Street
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Family and Divorce
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...
Trent West
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(217) 563-7777 320 W. Central St.
PO Box 36
Nokomis, IL 62075
Nokomis, IL Family Law Lawyer
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
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 experience handling many areas of law, including personal injury (car wrecks/dog bites/slip or trip & falls/wrongful deaths/malpractice), traffic/DUI/criminal defense cases, bankruptcy, family law (custody/child support/adoption/divorce), estate planning (wills/POAs/trusts), and estate administration (non-probate and probate), and general civil practice.

I grew up Nokomis (Montgomery County), where my parents still reside. My degrees are from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Thomas M. Cooley Law School....
Robert R Parker
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Peoria, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(309) 673-0069 411 Hamilton Blvd., Suite 1900
Peoria, IL 61602
Free ConsultationFamily and Nursing Home
Saint Louis University School of Law
Rob became licensed to practice law in Illinois in 2009. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, one of only approximately 340 attorneys in the U.S. and Canada. According to their website, members are experts in the complexities of adoption law and the variety of interstate and international regulations surrounding adoption*, and must maintain their practice according to the highest standards of ethics, competence and professionalism. Rob is also a member of the Peoria County Bar Association, chairing and assisting in a number of committees; the American Bar Association; and a Barrister in the...
Denise Erlich
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(630) 538-5331 One Lincoln Centre
18W140 Butterfield Road, Suite 1500
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Erlich Law Office, LLC provides legal services for individuals facing personal issues such as family law matters and domestic relations litigation, including divorce, child support, child custody and visitation, paternity, spousal support, co-parenting and post-decree modifications. Erlich Law Office also represents individuals and businesses in civil litigation matters, ranging from contract disputes to tort claims. At Erlich Law Office, LLC, your case will receive the same high level of personal attention from day one through resolution: 1) Your case will not be passed off to an inexperienced associate or paralegal, like most firms do; ...
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Burr Ridge , IL Family Law 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 clients as to... Read More »
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Kirk C.  Stange
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Bloomington, IL Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

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... Read More »
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.