Illinois Family Lawyers

Katie VanDeusen
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Lawyer

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... Read More »
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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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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 »
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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Jeremy W. Sackett
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Edwardsville, IL Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(618) 692-8225 315 N. Main St. Suite 1
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Family, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jeremy Sackett is a former prosecutor with 10 years of courtroom intensive experience. He now represents clients in matters of criminal defense, personal injury, traffic violations, and DUI's.
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...
Timothy Martin
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(630) 480-0604 610 East Roosevelt Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Timothy P. Martin Wheaton, Illinois Managing Partner and Chief Litigator 630-474 -8000 Office 630-480-0692 Fax Email Tim@Timmartinlaw.com Timothy P. Martin, a resident of DuPage County, is a Partner with the LAW OFFICES OF MARTIN & KENT, LLC. Mr. Martin received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, Mr. Martin served as an associate editor of the John Marshall Law Review. His work on the law review lead to a nationally published article in the area of criminal law. In 2009, Tim Martin was elected President of the...
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....
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.
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...
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...
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.
Susan E. Guthrie
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(203) 295-3388 1749 N. Winchester Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Wayne State University Law School
Susan Guthrie, recently named again by Lawyers of Distinction as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for almost 30 years. Susan and fellow top attorney, Rebecca Zung, are the Co-Founders of Breaking Free Mediation, the first family law mediation centers in the country to offer a mindfulness track to help divorcing parties to negotiate their issues peacefully. Susan is an online mediation expert and Breaking Free Mediation offers online mediation services nationwide. As a Divorce Innovation Specialist, Susan has created...
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...
Don Pesce
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Naperville, IL Family Law 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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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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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...
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.
Jane M. Brennan
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(630) 584-4800 555 S. Randall Road,
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily
Emory University School of Law
Jane M. Brennan received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Emory University. She attended Emory University Law School and received her Juris Doctorate degree in 1985. She was sworn in to the Illinois Bar in November 1985.

Ms. Brennan has previously served as a prosecutor for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office and the Kane County State's Attorney's Office, a special prosecutor for the DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office, and a Staff Attorney with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. She now provides family law services to clients in St. Charles and throughout Kane County.
Megan C. Harris
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(630) 549-0960 250 W. River Drive
Unit 2A
St. Charles, IL 60174
Family and Divorce
University of Illinois College of Law
Megan C. Harris joined Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella in July 2013, where she focuses on all areas of family law, including divorce, paternity, child custody, and child support. Prior to that, Ms. Harris worked as an attorney and Guardian ad Litem at the Cook County Public Guardian’s Office, representing children in abuse and neglect cases. Ms. Harris is a DuPage County Court-Appointed Guardian ad Litem and presented at the 2013 DuPage Guardian ad Litem training as well as the 2014 National Business Institute training on challenges in family law. She practices in DuPage, Kane, Kendall,...
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.
Jillian Wood
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(618) 310-3711 115 Lincoln Place Court
Suite 101
Belleville, IL 62221
Belleville, IL Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Saint Louis University School of Law
Jillian Wood is a Partner at Stange Law Firm, PC. She manages the Illinois offices and the Arnold, Missouri office of the firm. Jillian is based out of the firm's Belleville, Illinois office and represents clients solely in family law matters. Note: The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Jillian Wood is responsible for the content. Principal place of business 120 South Central Ave., Suite 450, St. Louis (Clayton), MO 63105.
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...
Kirk C.  Stange
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(855) 805-0595 1012 Ekstam Drive
Suite 4
Bloomington, IL 61704
Bloomington, IL Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
If you are going through a divorce or family law matter, it can feel like your whole life is hanging in the balance. Not knowing what will happen to you or your family can can be overwhelming. To help clients with divorce and family law matters in their time of need, Stange Law Firm, PC has limited their practice to divorce and family law matters. For your convenience, we have offices in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas in places such as St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita and beyond. We also respond to all phone calls and...
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.
Ray Choudhry
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Moline, IL Family Law Attorney with 44 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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Richard Ian Conner
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney

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Monika Blacha
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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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Maureen Sullivan Taylor
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Naperville, IL Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(630) 665-7676 1250 East Diehl
Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Northern Illinois University
Admitted to practice law in 1982, Maureen Sullivan Taylor graduated with a J.D. from Northern Illinois University Law School. In addition to interning at the United States' Attorneys' Office, Maureen was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Matrimonial Law and also served on the Law Review. Founder of the firm, Maureen is a trained and experienced mediator, and is both a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois and a member of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. Maureen is admitted to the United States Supreme Court and the Northern District of Illinois Federal Court and...
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...
William F Bochte
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
William ("Bill") F. Bochte is a graduate of Fenwick High School, obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary's University (formerly Saint Mary's College) in Winona, Minnesota in 1965. Bill went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School in 1969 and has been in the private practice of law serving his client's needs ever since. Mr. Bochte practiced in the city of Chicago for approximately 10 years before relocating to Kane County and the Fox Valley area. Mr. Bochte has received a United States of America Presidential Commendation in "recognition of exceptional...
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....
William Harold Mazur
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 8 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...
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...
Luke Kazmar
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(855) 631-2527 401 North Michigan
Suite 1200
Chicago , IL 60611
Free ConsultationChicago , IL Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Family, 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,...
Salvatore Miglore
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(630) 933-8400 310 South County Farm Road
Suite F
Wheaton, IL 60187
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law and DePaul College of Law
With over 35 years of legal experience, including experience as a Special Municipal Prosecutor, and two years as a Cook County Sheriff's Deputy, lawyer Salvatore C. Miglore has earned a reputation over the last 30 years for being a quick witted and talented advocate for his clients. The Law Offices of Salvatore C. Miglore & Associates, in Wheaton, Illinois, prides itself in counseling clients about all their legal problems.

Our firm focuses on the areas of family law and criminal defense. All clients receive the same personalized counsel about their legal issues. We encourage you to deal proactively with your legal...
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...
Ann Leone
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(773) 437-0489 1655 S Blue Island
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Ann Leone is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She then attended The John Marshall Law School and received her Juris Doctorate. She has worked in various government agencies, including the Department of Children and Family Services and The Cook County Office of The Public Guardian as a Guardian ad litem. Through these agencies, she gained invaluable experience working on various complex juvenile immigration cases and handling many domestic relations cases, including custody disputes and divorces. Additionally, she has worked with numerous non-profits, specializing in...
Nick Kulagin
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience

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Jessica L. Defino
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer

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Mr. James J. Laraia
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(630) 690-6800 1761 S. Naperville Road
Suite 203
Wheaton, IL 60189
Family, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Northern Illinois University
James J. Laraia is an energetic, well-rounded attorney with knowledge and experience in family law, civil, and criminal matters. He routinely practices in DuPage, Kane, Will, DeKalb, and Kendall counties. After obtaining his B.A. from Illinois Benedictine College in 1997, Mr. Laraia went on to earn his Juris Doctor Degree from Northern Illinois University in 2001. He served as an Assistant State's Attorney and then went into private practice in 2003.

Mr. Laraia focuses his practice in family law and civil litigation and has experience handling matrimonial law, child custody and child support issues, post-decree petitions, adoptions, and parentage cases. He...
Thomas P. Miller
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 685-6888 111 West Washington Street
Suite 1010
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: ...
Eunice Ward
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(312) 332-2915 10 N. Dearborn
11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Family and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Eunice Ward has focused on family law since the beginning of her legal career. Over the years, she has gained experience with the divorce court, judges, and mediators. She is well known for her commitment and positive attitude towards her clients and their cases.
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(331) 254-3033 210 S 5th St
Ste. 107B
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Robert M Motta
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 281-9911 161 N. Clark St
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robert Motta II is the Managing Partner at Motta & Motta LLC. He concentrates his law practice in criminal defense, DUI, divorce & family law. Robert was named 2014 Top 100 National Trial Lawyer and is known in the legal community for his unparalleled pre-trial and trial strategies.
Amanda M. Oliver
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(312) 605-4041 180 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Family and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Amanda M. Oliver (formerly Amanda M. Sleezer) is a Partner of Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC. Ms. Oliver has focused on cases involving child custody, visitation, child support and parentage matters, estate valuation and account tracing, prenuptial agreements, and various other pre-decree and post-decree issues.

A graduate of Millikin University (B.A. Political Science/Pre-Law, 2003) and The John Marshall Law School (J.D. 2006), Ms. Oliver has interned with The Children’s Law Center and The Employment Justice Center in Washington, D.C., as well as with both litigation and family law firms in Chicago. Ms. Oliver was also elected to The John Marshall Journal of...
Alexander Sendlak
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(630) 261-9098 17W662 Butterfield Rd
Suite 304
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Northern Illinois University
Alexander Sendlak is a family law / divorce attorney at the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, located in Oakbrook Terrace, DuPage County, IL and Chicago, IL. Mr. Sendlak accepts cases regarding: - Divorce - Family Law - Alimony / Divorce Maintenance - Post Decree Issues - Child Custody & Visitation - Child Support - Adoption
Ken Gano Jr
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Charleston, IL Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(217) 345-6111 303 6th St
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Northern Illinois University
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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...
Julia A. Pucci
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West Dundee, IL Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 426-1866 107 S 1st St
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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...
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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.