Calumet City, Illinois Family Lawyers

James V. DiTommaso
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Illinois Family Law Attorney

James V. DiTommaso is an associate at DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle where he has experience with consumer fraud, class-action, and complex business litigation in both federal and state courts including the trial court and... Read More »
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Monika Blacha
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Over 25 Years of Combined Experience, Responsive and Caring Attorneys

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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Jane E. Nagle
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Illinois Family Law Attorney! Call for Help!

I provide exceptional legal representation in all areas of family law. I will work tirelessly to deliver results for you and your family! Visit my website for information and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Axel R. Cerny
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Free Consultation! Exceptional Family Lawyer! Experience Fighting for Families!

With a combination of legal knowledge and skill, I will fight passionately to protect the rights and interests of your family! Visit my website to see case verdicts and settlements, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Lela J. Davis Esq.
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South Holland, IL Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
17070 South Park Avenue
Suite K
South Holland, IL 60473
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Mississippi College School of Law
Attorney engaged in the Private Practice of Law as a Solo Practitioner in the areas of real estate and housing law, eviction and real estate litigation, family law, divorce and child support/custody, probate and guardianship, commercial law, and litigation. Experience in government, corporate and private practice environments. Broad range of experience in other areas including: corporate law, intellectual property, business management, litigation, government legal environments, compliance, and real estate acquisitions. Practicing Illinois Attorney for 27 years and Arbitrator for the Cook County Court system since 1990. Extensive experience in management, administration, negotiations and contracting. Both South Suburban and Chicago Office...
Masah S SamForay
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(312) 702-1293 200 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
Masah S. SamForay, has earned national recognition as a force for her clients. Beyond being recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer, Masah SamForay knows the concerns of clients, intimately. She is a divorcee and working mother who understands what it means to fight for her family during a difficult divorce.

Atty. SamForay is a Co-Founder and Past-President of the Black Bar Association of Will County. She is a member of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. and served on the 2017-2018 Board and as the Co-Chair of the Small and Solo Firm Committee from 2013-2016. She is a...
Marilyn  Johnson
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(708) 349-8900 16536 S 106th Ct
Orland Park, IL 60467
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Marilyn Johnson is a partner at Johnson & Johnson, Ltd. She has been practicing law for over 30 years, concentrating in the areas of divorce, custody, support, and visitation. She has conducted numerous trials and hearings involving large marital estates and complex child custody issues. Prior to practicing law, Marilyn Johnson was a special education teacher who worked with children with learning disabilities and emotional and behavioral problems. Her vast experience as a lawyer, teacher, and mother has enabled her to acquire a deep, compassionate understanding of the family unit, which has enabled her to counsel clients through the most...
Wayne Johnson
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Homewood, IL Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(708) 799-3100 17450 S Halsted St
Ste 100
Homewood, IL 60430
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wayne Johnson is a partner at Johnson & Johnson, Ltd. He has been practicing law for over 35 years, and his practice focuses primarily on family law, criminal law, bankruptcy law, estate law, and real estate matters. He has conducted numerous trials and court hearings involving large marital estates and complex child custody issues.
Jena M. Noel
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Homewood, IL Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(708) 799-1111 2024 Hickory Road
Suite 303
Homewood, IL 60430
Family, Divorce, Probate and Workers' Comp
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have been practicing for over 25 years. First job was as in-house counsel for Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Went into private practice in 1994.
Sean Chaudhuri
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(312) 374-4559 79 W Monroe
Suite 925
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Foreclosure Defense
Sean Chaudhuri was admitted to practice law in 2001. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and went to law school in Michigan. He primarily practices in the areas of Family Law, Contested Divorces and Custody Cases, Parentage Cases, Foreclosure Defense, Building Court Cases, Eviction Cases, and Real Estate Litigation. He aggressively litigates cases with passion for his clients, and has built a strong reputation in doing so. Mr. Chaudhuri is a past or present member of the following organizations: The Chicago Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association-Judicial Evaluation Committee, The Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program, Apna Ghar Pro Bono...
Kristi Breseman
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Homewood, IL Family Law Attorney
(708) 601-9885 17959 Gottschalk Ave
Homewood, IL 60430
Family
Michael C. Craven
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 34 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...
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: ...
Brian W. Reidy
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(708) 580-6767 11528 W. 183rd Place
Suite NE
Orland Park, IL 60467
Family and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have sat on the other client side of the lawyer-client table, which gives me a unique insight to the emotions that my clients experience. Divorce and child custody matters are never easy on the people involved. It is important to have a lawyer that you can trust during the most difficult time in your life. At Reidy Law Office, we believe in teaching our clients the relevant law and how it relates to the client’s specific situation. Then, we create the specific strategy for the individual client’s case. Our mission is to help people through the difficult times in...
Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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Zealous divorce attorneys serving those in Chicago.

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Lisa M. Giese
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Aggressive Attorney for All Family Law Matters!

I am a zealous advocate for clients with family law issues. I will work tirelessly to obtain the best possible results for you and your family. Visit my website to see client testimonials. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Tinley Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(708) 894-3030 16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B
Tinley Park, IL 60477
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...
Dominick R Dolci
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(312) 238-9007 134 N LaSalle St
#1515
Chicago, IL 60602
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.
Kasia Malkinska Naugle
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E, Woodfield Rd.
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Kasia Malkinska Naugle is an attorney at Anderson & Associates, P.C. focusing on criminal defense, divorce, and family law cases. Her extensive trial experience and negotiation skills allow her to routinely settle the majority of her cases, and her diligent work ethic, coupled with her litigation experience and a courtroom presence, allows her to effectively negotiate complicated matters and disputes. Mrs. Naugle is bilingual and prepared to provide services to Polish speaking clients. She has tried over 150 cases to verdict, including 8 jury trials. She served as an Assistant State's Attorney with the Office of the DuPage County State's...
Chris Maurer
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Christopher J. Maurer is a licensed Illinois attorney and a Partner at Anderson & Associates, P.C.
Christopher has over two decades of experience. He practices primarily from the firm's Wheaton office and handles cases in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, and the other collar counties. He has focused his practice in the area of family law, including divorce issues (contested and uncontested divorces, high-stakes litigation, complex financial and business divorces), adoptions and paternity cases, preparation of prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, custody disputes, establishing visitation schedules, child support calculation and alimony/maintenance determination, grandparent rights, disputes regarding removing children from...
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.
Sarah A Nolan
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Lawyer with 9 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 -...
Dennise McCann
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Dennise L. McCann is a Partner Anderson & Associates, P.C. who focuses on complex family law, bankruptcy and probate matters. She has been the managing attorney of the firm's Wheaton office since 2007. Dennise has been a certified mediator and guardian ad litem since 2010. She was nominated for an Inspirational Woman Award in 2012. She served as a career law clerk to the Honorable Susan Pierson Sonderby from 1988 to 1992 and was responsible for reviewing her daily motion call, researching legal issues, drafting opinions and writing speech materials for continuing legal education programs. She graduated from The John...
Steven H. Mevorah
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(630) 932-9100 https://workers-compensation.mevorahlaw.com/
105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northern Illinois University
Steven H. Mevorah is the founder of Mevorah Law Offices LLC and began his practice in 1979. Mr. Mevorah brings significant experience to bear in achieving positive results for his clients. With offices in Lombard, Bloomingdale, Chicago, Joliet, and St. Charles, Mr. Mevorah makes his practice accessible to all of those in need throughout the Chicagoland area and surrounding counties. Since the firm's inception, Mr. Mevorah has been committed to building a practice made up of attorneys who share his vision and dedication to offering clients the best legal advice and advocacy combined with unparalleled service. Taking an aggressive...
James V. DiTommaso
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney
(630) 333-0000 55 W Wacker Dr
#1400
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Consumer and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
James V. DiTommaso is an associate at DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle where he has experience with consumer fraud, class-action, and complex business litigation in both federal and state courts including the trial court and appellate court. Also, his practice includes business transactional matters, family law, defamation, copyright, non-competition, and trade secret litigation. He received a JD, from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2017 and a BFA, from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2011. While at Chicago-Kent, he was on the Dean’s List, he was a member of the Executive Board for the Chicago-Kent Justinian Society of Lawyers, and he received...
Mr. Mark L. Kezy
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(708) 518-8200 15255 South 94th Avenue
Suite 500
Orland Park, IL 60462
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Elder and Probate
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Attorney Kezy is a compassionate attorney who understands the emotions involved in divorce and family law matters. Mark L. Kezy, who is no stranger to the courtroom focuses on providing straight forward, common senses solutions as an alternative to expensive, protracted litigation, while promising aggressive, uncompromising representation in Court when compromise is no longer an option.
Hon. Rodney W. Equi (Ret.)
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Skilled Family Lawyer! Unmatched Advocacy!

I am a dedicated and knowledgeable family law attorney. I am well-equipped to effectively guide you through difficult family law matters. Visit my website for reviews and testimonials, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Don Pesce
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Illinois Family Law Lawyer with 13 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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Maxine Weiss Kunz
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 13 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...
Robert J Boszko
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Lawyer with 14 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...
Judy A. Goldstein
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Mokena, IL Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(708) 479-0800 19235 Wolf Rd
Mokena, IL 60448
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Ashley M Leo
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(312) 818-2650 22 W Washington St
#1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Family and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
Ashley M. Leo concentrates her practice in family law, including divorce, separation, child support and child custody. Ashley handles cases in Cook County and the surrounding collar counties.
Stephen Komie
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(312) 263-2800 1 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and International
National College for DUI Defense at Harvard Law School and DePaul College of Law
Stephen M. Komie is the founder of Komie and Associates, and he has over 40 years of experience successfully representing clients in state, federal, and international trials and appeals. Mr. Komie is best known for high profile cases such as his defense of Sandra Fabiano for child abuse and John Carroccia for murder, which were widely reported in the Illinois media. He has helped numerous clients achieve victory in criminal and civil trials across Illinois and the United States.

Mr. Komie provides his clients with dedicated, tenacious defense against criminal charges, and he has won many landmark decisions, including the 1995...
Regina  Tuchinsky
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(312) 252-2085 Two Prudential Plaza
180 North Stetson Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Temple University Beasley School of Law
As a devoted family law attorney, Regina Tuchinsky focuses her practice primarily on divorce and family legal matters. Speaking fluently in Russian and proficiently in Spanish, Regina extends her knowledge and advocacy to a large client base.

Regina earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree, magna cum laude, from George Washington University. She earned her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she co-founded the university’s Family Law Society and served as its treasurer. She received Temple’s Law Faculty Scholarship as well as the Morris H. Goldman Scholarship in Law and the Barrister’s Award for Trial Advocacy.
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 19 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...
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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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(312) 238-9007 134 N LaSalle St
#1515
Chicago, IL 60602
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
Katherine Johnson Isdell
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(312) 257-2018 155 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Johnson Isdell LLC is a comprehensive family law firm well versed in the settlement and litigation of divorce, fathers rights, legal separation, child support, maintenance, custody, visitation, and prenuptial agreements. We pride ourselves in providing the highest level of service at a reasonable cost.
Jessica L. Defino
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Maria G. Antoniolli
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Ann Leone
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 3 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...
Van A Schwab
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(312) 372-4569 134 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 1820
Chicago, IL 60602
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning 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...
William Gaston McLean III
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(312) 714-5603 401 S LaSalle St.
Ste. #801R
Chicago, IL 60605
Family, Criminal and Immigration
Florida Coastal School of Law
I am a Chicago and Miami lawyer practicing family- and employment-based immigration law, and removal and deportation defense and appeals. I also work with criminal and family law issues as they arise in the context of immigration cases.
Mark Wakenight
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Oak Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(888) 351-2843 1144 Lake St
Suite 206
Oak Park, IL 60301
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Kansas School of Law
Mark T. Wakenight graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1988 and returned home to the Chicago area. For the next twelve (12) years he represented clients in many different areas of law including bankruptcy, criminal defense, human rights, personal injury, property damage, real estate, traffic, license reinstatement, adoption, probate, guardianship, paternity, divorce, etc. When Bartley F. Goldberg, a classmate from the University of Chicago, was looking for a litigator to join his practice, Mark joined Mr. Goldberg in his Lincoln Park Office. The pair later created the Law Offices of Goldberg & Wakenight and thereafter opened...
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,...
Joshua E. Stern
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 868-9584 161 N. Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Emory University
Joshua E. Stern, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices of Joshua E. Stern, a boutique law firm located in Evanston and Chicago and specializing in divorce, matrimonial and family law.

Whether you are preparing to marry or are leaving your marriage behind, Joshua provides the legal expertise you need while lending an empathetic ear and remaining sensitive to the individual needs of each and every one of his clients. Because every matter is unique, Joshua takes the time to listen to what his clients want and outline their options, so they know what to expect as...
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.
Marie Paulpillai
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney
(800) 905-5795 161 North Clarke Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, DUI and Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Oxford, New College
Jonathan Merel
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney
(312) 408-7000 180 N. Stetson Avenue
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60601
Family and Divorce
Jonathan Merel is an experienced attorney and litigator who advocates for his clients in all family law proceedings, including settlement negotiations and trials. Jonathan founded The Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. in early 2009. Prior to starting the firm, Jonathan worked at another Chicago-based family law practice for many years. Jonathan has a great deal of experience in obtaining favorable outcomes for his clients in multi-million dollar marital estates and contested custody suits. His ability to settle heated divorces and custody disputes has gained him a great deal of respect from fellow attorneys and judges within the Chicagoland...
Eunice Ward
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 38 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.
Daniel J. Kollias
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Nick Kulagin
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Family Lawyers in Nearby Cities

Family Lawyers in Nearby Counties

Calumet City Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Chicago Legal Clinic Pro Bono Program
(773) 731-1762
Chicago, IL


Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
(312) 341-1070
Chicago, IL

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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.