Elgin Family Lawyers

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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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Brianna Meyer
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Illinois Family Law Lawyer

Brianna Meyer understands that clients come to her during one of the most sensitive times of their life and works tirelessly to achieve the best results for her client’s individual needs. Ms. Meyer recognizes that the... Read More »
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Jessica L. Defino
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Illinois Family Law Lawyer

The John Marshall Law SchoolIllinois
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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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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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Charles A. Canning
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Elgin, IL Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(847) 742-0420 40 N. Airlite
Suite 3
Elgin, IL 60123
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Illinois College of Law
Attorney Charles Canning has represented clients throughout Kane County and across Northern Illinois for over 30 years. He assists clients with cases in the following practice areas:
Julie Pirtle
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Elgin, IL Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(847) 426-1866 2205 Point Boulevard
Suite 130
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Julie M. Pirtle has been a partner at Pucci Pirtle since our formation in April of 2013. Ms. Pirtle began her career as an attorney at Schwarz & Pucci, LLC with Attorney Julia Pucci. She concentrates her practice in the areas of family law, including divorce and custody matters, and residential real estate transactions. Ms. Pirtle graduated cum laude from Northern Illinois College of Law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Northern Illinois University. During law school, Ms. Pirtle was active in the Dooley Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, serving as the vice...
Anthony R. Scifo
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Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 628-8305 2175 Point Blvd.
Suite 150
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Elder and Probate
Anthony R. Scifo is a duly licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, admitted in November 2007. He is experienced in the practice of civil litigation, particularly family law litigation and probate litigation. Anthony is an experienced and Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Family Law Divisions of Kane County, DuPage County, Kendall County, and DeKalb County. Further, he is a Court approved Guardian ad Litem for the Adoption Division and the Probate Division in Kane County, Illinois. Anthony is also an experienced and Court-Approved Family Law Mediator in DuPage County, DeKalb County, and Kendall County. In November...
Bradley Cahow
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Elgin, IL Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 697-8000 1070 Larkin Ave
Suite 2W
Elgin, IL 60123
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Northern Illinois University
Brad Cahow has been practicing law in Kane, Dekalb, McHenry, DuPage, Cook, Will and nearby counties since 1981. Brad provides legal services in the following areas: REAL ESTATE LAW Brad has represented several thousand real estate clients in residential sales and purchases. He prepares contracts and provides title insurance services. His experience also includes loan modifications, short sales, and landlord tenant dispute. FAMILY LAW Brad has...
Elgin, IL Family Law Attorney
(847) 888-1616 85 Market St
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
75 Market St
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 888-0919 1814 Grandstand Pl
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
1275 Davis Rd
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
1814 Grandstand Pl
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 742-1642 1815 Grandstand Pl
Elgin, IL 60123
Family and Divorce
Rodney W. Equi
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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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Katie VanDeusen
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Illinois 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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Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 742-3000 1250 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Elgin, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 697-9300 1070 Larkin Ave
Elgin, IL 60123
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Lisa M. Nyuli
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South Elgin, IL Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(847) 695-2400 2000 McDonald Road
Suite 200
South Elgin, IL 60177
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Northern Illinois University
Lisa M. Nyuli has been a partner since joining the firm of Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. in 2000. Prior to joining the firm, for the first 10 years of her career, she worked as an attorney in Aurora, Illinois and in Geneva, Illinois. She was licensed in 1989 and focuses her practice primarily in all areas of family law. In 2008, she became a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Ms. Nyuli is also active in the Illinois State Bar Association as a member, having served two terms on the Board of Governors, and...
Eric J. Vogel
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West Dundee, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(847) 428-7725 303 W. Main Street
West Dundee, IL 60118
Family and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
Eric J. Vogel was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2008 after graduating from John Marshall Law School. He served as Assistant Public Defender in the McHenry County Public Defender’s Office for over 10 years. In his time at the Public Defender’s Officer, he handled cases in several areas of the law, including, misdemeanor and felony criminal, juvenile abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency and specialty courts. Mr. Vogel has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and History from Arizona State University in 2002.

Attorney Vogel understands that every client’s...
Justin Mark Hastings
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West Dundee, IL Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(847) 844-0698 526 Market Loop, Ste D
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
Northern Illinois University
While working full time, and raising his two children, Justin started college in pursuit of becoming an attorney. His dream has been brought to fruition as he is ready and able to tirelessly represent his clients. He considers his role as an attorney to not only be an advocate for his clients, but also for the community. Justin brings passion and strong ethical fortitude to the practice of law. When not practicing law, Justin enjoys spending time coaching youth football and baseball.

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Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D. & Certificate in Civil Advocacy, 2016

DePaul University, B.A. Philosophy &...
Anique K Drouin
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(630) 757-7656 100 Illinois Street
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Baltimore School of Law
I have dedicated my practice to family law matters since 2007. In addition to traditional litigation, I am a certified mediator and a fellow of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. I work diligently and efficiently to help my clients obtain the best possible outcome in their cases.
Robin M. Zandri
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Saint Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 584-4800 555 South Randall Road
Suite 200
Saint Charles, IL 60174
Family
Northern Illinois University
In 1993, Attorney Robin Zandri graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago with her Bachelor of Science degree. Ms. Zandri graduated Magna Cum Lade from Northern Illinois University in 1997, where she received her Juris Doctorate. With extensive family law experience, Ms. Zandri provides clients legal representation in spousal maintenance, child custody, visitation, and divorce litigation, as well as paternity and adoption matters.
Christine S. Janis
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(847) 844-0698 526 Market Loop
Suite D
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationWest Dundee, IL Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Austin Scott Davies
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(847) 844-0698 526 Market Loop, Suite D
West Dundee, IL 60118
West Dundee, IL Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
Family, Divorce, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Northern Illinois University
Choosing an attorney can be a life changing experience. Rather than just being in the business of building a case, at Castlebrook Law, we are also committed to the business of building relationships. Each of our attorneys will work alongside you with integrity, communication, and expertise.
Megan C. Harris
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 8 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,...
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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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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Steven N. Peskind Esq.
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Saint Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(630) 444-0701 2445 Dean Street
Suite E
Saint Charles, IL 60175
Family, Appeals and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
Steven N. Peskind has reinvented Illinois Family Law. Mr. Peskind believes that a successful divorce results from the intersection of three competencies: legal skill, positive decision making, and financial analysis. As a result, he has compiled a team of highly trained professionals dedicated to helping our clients achieve that success. The lawyers at Peskind Law Firm are skilled negotiators, legal analysts, problem solvers and courtroom advocates. Mr. Peskind is one of only 100 lawyers in the nation elected as a Diplomate to the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, an honor society reflecting accomplishments in Family...
Jane M. Brennan
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 35 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.
Amanda M. Zannoni
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(630) 549-0960 250 W. River Drive
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
Syracuse University College of Law
Amanda M. Zannoni joined MKFM as an Associate Attorney in 2018. She was sworn into the Illinois State Bar in November of 2017. Amanda is a 2017 graduate of Syracuse University College of Law in Syracuse, NY where she earned her J.D. and a certificate in estate planning. During Law School, she worked for the Elder Law Clinic where she represented elderly clients in the areas of family law, estate planning, and elder law. She also held several executive positions in her legal community including Executive Director of the Syracuse Public Interest Network, Managing Editor of the Digest - The...
Matthew Shaw
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(630) 206-3300 555 South Randall Road
Suite 105
Saint Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationSaint Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
Family 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...
Rachel Hernandez
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(630) 888-0017 619 W. Main Street
Suite D
St. Charles, IL 60174
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northern Illinois University, College of Law and Western Illinois University
Rachel Hernandez began her career with the Community Crisis Center in 1999 and now serves on their Board of Directors. The center is a not for profit domestic violence shelter and social service agency in Elgin. Rachel has a passion for helping others and community building and attended NIU College of Law committed to pursuing those goals.
After graduating, she served as an assistant state's attorney handling a variety of criminal and civil matters in Boone and Winnebago Counties, with a particular passion for seeking justice for children and victims of violent crimes. As an assistant state's attorney, she managed a...
Theodore Louis Kuzniar
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Mr. Kuzniar is a member of the Illinois State and Kane County Bar Associations where he has been a frequent lecturer. He was recently honored by the Kane County Bar Association for 30 years of service to the profession and membership in the Association. Mr. Kuzniar is licensed to practice in the Illinois state, appellate and Supreme Courts, as well as the United States Federal District Court, and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, he is licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Kuzniar was chosen by the Supreme Court of the...
Joshua Donald Lloyd
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(630) 797-5505 2445 Dean Street
Suite H
St. Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationSt. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Family, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Josh is an attorney at Hower Law Firm LLC, and his current area of focus is family law. Prior to his position at Hower Law Firm LLC, Josh worked at The Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C., concentrating in family law, and respresenting clients in contested divorce cases dealing with complex issues. From 2013 through 2016, Josh was an Assistant State's Attorney with the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. He started his career as a misdemeanor Assistant State's Attorney, and was quickly promoted to the Felony Trail Division where he handled serious felony criminal cases encompassing drug and alcohol-related offenses, domestic violence...
William F Bochte
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 51 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...
Paul H. Millewich
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(630) 443-0600 https://bankruptcy.mevorahlaw.com/
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
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...
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 12 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...
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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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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Todd Daniel Scalzo
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St. Charles , IL Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(630) 665-7300 250 W. River Drive
Unit 2A
St. Charles , IL 60174
Family
The John Marshall Law School
Todd. D. Scalzo has been practicing law since 2004, handling all matters of family law, such as divorce, paternity, child support, maintenance, relocation, allocation of parental responsibilities, and parenting plans. He has argued before the Illinois Supreme Court and the Illinois Appellate Court. Mr. Scalzo is a court-approved guardian ad litem (GAL) and mediator.

Mr. Scalzo is an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the DuPage Justinian Society of (Italian-American) Lawyers, and his hometown of Wheaton.
Tracey A. Hower
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(630) 797-5505 2445 Dean Street, Suite G
Saint Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationSaint Charles, 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.

Some attorneys will sugar coat the truth. Although compassion is a priority...
Michael Thomas Navigato
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(630) 377-7770 2580 Foxfield Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael Navigato, a 1986 graduate of Addison Trail High School, received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Loyola University, Chicago in 1990. Thereafter, Mr. Navigato attended law school at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law where he earned his law degree with distinction. He began his practice as a sole practitioner in November 1993 and in August 1994, he became an associate in the law firm of Laraia & Hubbard, P.C. in Wheaton, Illinois, In February 2003, Michael joined his current partners, William Bochte and Theodore Kuzniar where he has been practicing to the present date. In...
Benedict Schwarz II
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West Dundee, IL Family Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(847) 428-7725 303 W. Main Street
West Dundee, IL 60118
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Benedict Schwarz, II has limited his practice to matrimonial and family law for over 40 years. He is a past director of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and is also a trained divorce mediator; Mr. Schwarz has taught numerous 40-hour divorce mediation training and conflict resolution seminars and has also co-authored chapters on the subject in the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education publications.

In 1992, Mr. Schwarz was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court as a Commissioner of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC). In 2001, Mr. Schwarz was appointed the Chairperson of the Commission from January...
Rory T Weiler
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(630) 587-5600 2445 Dean Street
Suite G
St. Charles, IL 60175
Family, Appeals and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Rory T. Weiler is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) who concentrates his practice in family law, with an emphasis on cases involving child custody and more complex economic issues, especially those involving family and closely held businesses. He is a member of the Leading Lawyers Network, and has been recognized as an Illinois “Super Lawyer” and as one of the “Best Lawyers in America.”

Rory is a member of the Kane County Bar Association (KCBA) and Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). He actively serves the ISBA and its charitable arm, the Illinois Bar Foundation. He has...
Brian J. Banahan
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(630) 653-4300 22 S. 4th Street
Suite 5
Geneva, IL 60134
Free ConsultationGeneva, IL Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Family, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Brian J. Banahan has been practicing law in DuPage, Kane and Cook County Illinois for 18 years. He began his legal career and learned his way around the courtroom in 1997 as a full time 711 prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. From there, Mr. Banahan moved to serve as chief legal counsel and Deputy Public Administrator for DuPage County for 17 years. In that job, Mr. Banahan managed, administered, litigated, settled, and closed hundreds of decedent’s estates and an extensive number of related legal matters in nearly every area of the law. In the process, he has...
Heather M. White
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(630) 549-0960 250 W. River Drive
Unit 2A
St. Charles, IL 60174
Family and Divorce
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Heather M. White joined Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella as an associate attorney in 2018. Heather represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, paternity, child support, parenting responsibilities and parenting time, relocation, asset valuations, and post-decree issues. Heather aims to make the divorce process less confusing and taxing on families. Heather earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Saint Louis University and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Heather’s passion for family law began during law school, when she served as a Guardian ad Litem in the Loyola School of Law Community...
Lidia E Serrano
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Geneva, IL Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(630) 844-8781 431 Williamsburg Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have been practicing law since 2001. I graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in May of 2001 and from DePaul University in June of 1996. My main area of concentration is family law, i.e., divorce, paternity, child support, allocation of parental responsibilities (formerly known as custody) and adoption. As a family law attorney, I understand that my clients have to make difficult decisions while dealing with complex issues and emotions. As such, I believe that the key to successful representation depends not only in understanding the underlying issues, but, also in experience and expertise in the law...
Tricia D. Goostree
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(630) 584-4800 555 South Randall Road
Suite 200
St. Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Tricia knew she wanted to be an attorney when she was 10 years old - being an attorney seemed glamorous and exciting. It was not until college, when Tricia was selected for Eastern Illinois University's mock trial time, that she realized how much she would enjoy litigation and courtroom work. After being accepted to the John Marshall Law School with a Dean's Scholarship, she added excellent writing skills to her love of working in the courtroom, winning the Dean Fred F. Herzog Moot Court Competition. Tricia was awarded a Moot Court Executive Board scholarship and went on to...
Jason G. Shore
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(630) 443-0600 https://bankruptcy.mevorahlaw.com/
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Immigration
DePaul College of Law
Mr. Shore is acutely aware that when an individual contacts Mevorah Law Offices LLC about a legal problem, that for the client it is also a personal problem. In addition to litigating or negotiating settlements in many major cases, Mr. Shore is a skilled listener who is adept at developing and implementing cost effective and winning strategies. Mr. Shore represents divorce and parentage clients in settlement negotiations, pre-trials, hearings, and trials. Mr. Shore is also appointed by the Court to represent minors in custody proceedings. As an appointed guardian for the children (referred to as a Guardian Ad Litem...
Daniel J. Kollias
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Free Consultation! Experienced Family Attorney! Protecting What Matters Most!

I provide exceptional family law representation. I am dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of my clients in all areas of family law! Visit my website for client reviews and call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Morgan Given
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Free Consultation! Experienced Legal Advocacy! Know Your Rights in Illinois!

I am a family attorney with exceptional knowledge, experience and dedication. I am committed to providing the highest quality legal services. Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
(630) 232-9415
Saint Charles, IL


Kane County Bar Association LRS
(630) 762-1900
St. Charles, 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.