Cook County Family Lawyers

Compare 545 top rated Illinois attorneys serving Cook County.
Jonathan G. Anderson
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Free consultation! Strong and compassionate family law attorney. Call today!

I’m an experienced Chicago family lawyer and will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes simple and complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Don Pesce
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Illinois Family Law Lawyer with 15 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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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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Katie VanDeusen
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Fixed Fee | Exclusively Family Law | Sterling Hughes, LLC (Managing Partner)

I provide patient guidance and thoughtful advice through the painful process of divorce. Your goals and concerns shape my approach to each case. I'm a managing partner serving Chicago, Schaumburg, and surrounding areas. Read More »
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Madeline Lloyd
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Zealous divorce attorneys serving those in Chicago.

Our team of trusted family law attorneys can handle all of your family law needs, including divorce, custody and support. Read More »
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Michael C. Craven
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(312) 621-5234 333 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
The UIC John Marshall Law School and The UIC 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...
Monika Blacha
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(630) 445-2355 161 N. Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Probate
Northwestern University School of Law
Monika M. Blacha provides knowledgeable and experienced legal counsel in the full range of family law matters, including divorce and the difficult decisions that must be made when ending a relationship. Because she understands how stressful resolving divorce issues can be, Monika emphasizes a personal approach with every client, tailoring her legal strategies to each individual’s unique needs. She provides clear communication throughout so her clients understand their options and are always informed on the status of their case.

In addition to family law issues, Monika helps clients navigate the Illinois probate process if a loved one has died. Whether you...
Thomas P. Miller
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(312) 685-6888 111 West Washington Street
Suite 1010
Chicago, IL 60602
Offers Video ChatFamily, 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: ...
Robert B. Buchanan
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(312) 481-7402 180 N. LaSalle Street
Ste. 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Lawyer
Family and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robert "Bobby" Buchanan is a seasoned practitioner that focuses his practice exclusively on helping parents through divorce and custody matters.

He is a 2019 recipient of the "10 Best" award for client satisfaction.

He has consistently achieved results for his clients, including:

- Secured regular parenting time for father who had not seen his two-year old son in over one year.

- Obtained 50-50 parenting time for father who had been marginalized to every other weekend before hiring lawyer and starting court process.

- Successfully re-gained custody for a father who had been falsely accused of abuse of his 6-year-old daughter.

- Obtained regular, unsupervised, parenting...
Dominick R Dolci
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 29 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.
Susan E. Guthrie
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 29 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...
Robert M Motta
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 18 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.
Stephen Komie
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(312) 263-2800 1 N. LaSalle St.
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationFamily, 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...
Maxine Weiss Kunz
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 15 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...
Anamaria F. Rivero-Boundas
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(630) 235-5825 6428 Joliet Rd., Ste. 204
Countryside, IL 60525
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
I’ve been a licensed attorney since 2010. My practice focuses on building and protecting families. My practice focuses on family law and adoption. I have a background in litigating contested cases, and have also served as a court-appointed guardian ad litem in both family law and guardianship cases. My background allows me to view your case from a comprehensive perspective to offer you well-rounded advice.

I am also trained in mediation and collaborative law, and am a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. This means that I view your case from a...
Richard Ian Conner
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Free Consultation! Experienced and Knowledgeable Family Law Representation!

I am a skilled family attorney with strong moral and ethical principles. I provide quality legal advocacy and support to those with family law matters. Visit my website for client reviews, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Melissa Marin
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Knowledgeable & Skilled Family Law Attorney! Focused on You! Call Now 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 client reviews. Read More »
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Brian W. Reidy
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(708) 580-6767 11528 W. 183rd Place
Suite NE
Orland Park, IL 60467
Offers Video ChatFamily 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...
Mark Wakenight
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(708) 848-3159 1100 Lake Street
Suite 120
Oak Park, IL 60301
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Kansas School of Law
We serve clients in Will, Cook and all the Chicago area counties. The Courts and law offices are closed, so we serve remotely. Where ever you live . . . We can help! We welcome your calls and Zooms to talk about it.

Mark T. Wakenight, J.D.
- CFL (Certified Financial Litigator) through AACFL
- 2001 to present Wakenight & Associates, P.C.
- 1988 University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.
-...
Tracey A. Hower
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(630) 797-5505 2300 Barrington Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Immigration
Northern Illinois University
Consistently achieving positive results for her clients does not happen by accident. Attorney Tracey A. Hower is a certified Guardian Ad Litem and Mediator which requires intense listening skills, and she is an effective communicator who keeps her clients regularly informed of the case status and strategy. Inquiries are a top firm priority. Simple inquiries like, “when is my next court date” are handled by the staff. Complex inquiries regarding the case are answered immediately by Tracey, if she is available, or promptly at the next available time.

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Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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(312) 775-1020 180 N LaSalle St
37th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 21 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...
Agnes Z. Olechno
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 7 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....
Jonathan G. Anderson
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(312) 345-9999 20 N. Clark St.
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal and founding attorney of Anderson & Associates, P.C. Jon orchestrated the growth of the firm from a one-attorney practice to a successful 12-attorney law firm serving the Chicagoland metro area. As one of the most established law firms in the Chicago area focused on family law, their dedicated attorneys uphold the highest standards to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients. The firm’s additional practice areas include bankruptcy, estate planning, probate, corporate law, real estate, and personal injury matters.

Anderson & Associates, P.C. is conveniently located within the city and suburbs with four offices in...
Michael Hudzik
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22 W Washington Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Family, 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 Maurer
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(312) 345-9999 20 N. Clark St.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60602
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...
Dion U. Davi
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(312) 985-5676 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60654
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.
Lee R. Zeidman
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 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....
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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Robert J Boszko
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(312) 345-9999 20 N. Clark St.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60602
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...
William Harold Mazur
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 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...
Sarah A Nolan
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(312) 345-9999 20 N. Clark St.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60602
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 -...
Lisa A. Copland
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(312) 882-4429 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.
Morgan Given
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(312) 775-1020 180 N LaSalle St
37th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
Morgan Given is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to families throughout the Chicago area. Her mission as an attorney is to help clients successfully navigate the tremendous emotional as well as legal difficulties associated with divorce, custody, visitation, removal, maintenance and other family law matters. Ms. Given works tirelessly to achieve the best results for her clients, and believes that a good attorney truly understands and appreciates her client’s individual needs. While always willing to negotiate a fair settlement if it is possible, she also has the knowledge, experience and dedication to take any matter to trial.

Ms....
Dennise McCann
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(312) 345-9999 20 N. Clark St.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60602
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...
Martin A. Delaney III
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(847) 705-8000 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 350
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3117
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Washington and Lee University School of Law
I am an experienced litigator, having devoted my practice to family law for the last thirty-five years. Earlier in my career I focused on criminal defense, including organized crime cases. I am licensed in three states, Illinois, New York and Virginia, although I now practice mainly in the greater Chicago area, Cook and Collar counties.
Luke Kazmar
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(855) 631-2527 401 North Michigan
Suite 1200
Chicago , IL 60611
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 15 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,...
Eunice Ward
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 40 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.
Ann Leone
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 5 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...
Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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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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Shelley Kalita
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(312) 829-2465 910 W. Van Buren St,
Ste 2S
Chicago, IL 60607
Free ConsultationCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Family, Divorce and Immigration
DePaul College of Law
Shelley Kalita received her Juris Doctorate with Honors from DePaul College of Law in Chicago, Illinois in June 2000. She graduated in the top 10% of her law class, achieving the honors of the Order of the Coif, and served on the DePaul Law Review. In addition, Shelley has a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois in Forensic Science. In her previous career, Shelley served as the Laboratory Director of the Illinois Racing Board, directing horse racing’s drug testing programs, and also served as the General Counsel for the Illinois Racing Board specializing in horse racing and...
Maksim Tikhvinskiy
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(312) 583-7345 3601 Algonquin Rd.
Suite 210
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Minnesota Law School
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Facing criminal charges is always grueling experience. Make sure you have an aggressive and experienced attorney on your side who is ready to fight for you!

Maksim Tikhvinskiy has skills unique to the legal community. He is fluent in English and Russian. He graduated from the best law schools in the United States and Russia and he is licensed to practice both in Illinois and the Russian Federation. He has experience in multiple areas of law.

Attorney Tikhvinskiy provides the highest quality criminal defense legal representation for anyone charged with DUI or other alcohol-related driving offenses, as well as felony crimes...
Amanda M. Oliver
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 13 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...
Gbenga Longe
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(708) 803-5029 1655 S Blue Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Gbenga Longe is an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney. A former Prosecutor, Gbenga brings inside knowledge and unique insight to her practice. She has a record of both aggressive and effective representation. Gbenga is dedicated to fighting for her clients' rights and interests, focused on obtaining the best possible outcomes.

Gbenga received B.A. from Bethune-Cookman College. In 2010, she earned a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law. Gbenga is a member of the Women's Criminal Defense Bar Association and Cook County Bar Association. She has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for consecutive years.
Kyle D. Sellett
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(312) 345-9999 20 N. Clark Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60602
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Kyle D. Sellett is based out of the firm’s Schaumburg office, where he practices in a variety of areas of law, including: Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Creditor Negotiations. He handles cases in Cook County and the surrounding collar counties.

Mr. Sellett’s legal career began as a Creditor’s Rights attorney and eventually acting as a Supervisor at his previous law firm. During his time practicing in Collection Law, he routinely handled trials, hearings, and other contested matters. His experience in this field makes him an ideal option to handle any case where there are delinquent debts involved. Additionally, he...
Paul H. Millewich
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 932-9100 https://workers-compensation.mevorahlaw.com/
105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationFamily, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
Paul Henry Millewich graduated from the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and received his B.S. from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Paul's experience in the Coast Guard has allowed him to assist clients with complex mechanical, technical, and engineering cases involving injuries and wrongful death. Mr. Millewich has dedicated his practice to representing injured clients in Product Liability and Medical Malpractice cases. Paul has been a Personal Injury attorney for 33 years, and he is an experienced and skilled litigator. Every case Paul accepts is prepared for trial. He is...
Daniel R. Hernandez
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(312) 442-2225 3354 N. Paulina St., Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60657
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Daniel R. Hernandez is a Founder and Principal Attorney at NextLevel Law, P.C. As an advocate and legal counsel, Daniel assists families going through a divorce, child custody and support, and DCFS proceedings. His experience is wide-ranging. Daniel has advocated on behalf of mothers, fathers, and even grandparents. Daniel is regularly appointed by Circuit Court judges to advocate on behalf of children as Guardian Ad Litem and Child Representative. Daniel also assists home buyers and sellers through real estate transactions, bringing parties together to ensure a smooth transition and closing process.
In addition to Daniel’s legal practice, Daniel has a...
Margaret M. O'Connell
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(847) 794-4152 1114 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Suite 202
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Margaret M. O'Connell is a Senior Partner at A. Traub & Associates. Margaret practices in all areas of family, criminal, traffic, and expungement law, and is a court-approved Guardian ad litem in DuPage, Kane and Kendall County. Margaret is a graduate of Bradley University 1986 and the John Marshall Law School 1991.

Margaret worked as an Assistant State's Attorney in DuPage County from 1991 to 1996. During her tenure as an Assistant State's Attorney, Margaret prosecuted cases involving domestic violence, child abuse, felonies, and misdemeanors. From 1996 to 2003, Margaret was a Senior Assistant Attorney General. During her tenure as a...
Marilyn  Johnson
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Cook County, IL Family Law Attorney with 40 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...
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
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Cook County, IL Family Law Lawyer with 56 years experience
(312) 235-0100 47 W. Polk Street
Suite M11
Chicago, IL 60605
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
DePaul University
J. Richard Kulerski is a partner in the Oak Brook (and downtown Chicago) divorce law firm of Kulerski and Cornelison. Richard has over four decades of trial experience in the divorce courts of Cook and DuPage counties, IL. and is a Harvard trained mediator and settlement negotiator. Richard and his partner, Kari Cornelison, are staunch advocates of the settlement approach to divorce and both are active in divorce mediation, collaborative divorce law and in the rapidly growing cooperative divorce movement.
Brianna Meyer
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Rodney W. Equi
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Cook County Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic
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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.

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