Newark, Illinois Family Lawyers

Jonathan G. Anderson
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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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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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Melissa Marin
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Illinois Family Law Lawyer

DePaul College of LawIllinois
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Krista Marcheschi
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Illinois Family Law Attorney

Valparaiso University School of LawIllinois
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Anamaria F. Rivero-Boundas
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Illinois Family Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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Jason L Traub
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Yorkville, IL Family Law Attorney
(847) 910-2456 P.O. Box 77
Yorkville, IL 60560
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Barbara Morton
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Plainfield, IL Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(815) 733-5350 15300 S. Route 59
Suite 104
Plainfield, IL 60544
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan
Barbara Morton graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication in 1992. Ms. Morton followed her BA with an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Regis University in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1996. Ms. Morton received her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 1998. She has been licensed to practice law in Illinois since May 1999. Her practice emphasis is in Family law issues, Real Estate, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Traffic and Personal Injury. She has represented clients in litigation matters before Federal and State Courts, arbitration and...
Andrew P. Cores
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Oswego, IL Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 528-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Family, Business and Divorce
Northwestern University School of Law
Andrew P. Cores is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Andrew earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Northwestern University School of Law in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Andrew concentrates his family law practice in divorce, alimony and spousal support, child support, collaborative law, custody, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals, complex litigation, federal trial practice, state appellate practice, state trial practice, business law and mediation. Andrew has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of the DuPage County...
Wendy M. Musielak
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Oswego, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 518-4002 123 W. Washington Street
Suite 334
Oswego, IL 60543
Family, Business and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
Wendy M. Musielak attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where she graduated with highest honors with a B.S. in Finance and Management. She earned her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2003. Wendy is admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois. Wendy concentrates her legal practice in family law matters including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony and spousal support, collaborative law, mediation, prenuptial agreements, litigation and appeals and complex litigation. Prior to being a partner with Andrew Cores Family Law Group, Wendy was a Staff Attorney for the...
Robert F. Kramer
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Plainfield, IL Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
16210 S. Lincoln Hwy.
Plainfield, IL 60586
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Robert F. Kramer received his law decree from Northern Illinois University and has been licensed to practice law in Illinois since 1993. He opened The Law Offices of Robert F. Kramer, Ltd. in 1997, in Plainfield, Illinois and now has offices in Will and DuPage Counties. Mr. Kramer has over 20 years of experience representing clients in divorce and family law matters. He is an experienced trial attorney who has litigated numerous child custody cases, complex marital estate and support cases and has helped over one thousand people with their legal matters. He attributes his firm's...
David Lee
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Aurora, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(630) 796-7699 2000 W Galena Blvd,
Suite 202
Aurora, IL 60506
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
I have been a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois since 2003. I began my legal career as a an Assistant State's Attorney in the County of Kendall, State of Illinois. In 2007 I opened my private practice and have successfully represented hundreds of clients in matters ranging from criminal defense to various family law issues, including divorce. I have a unique perspective in criminal defense from my experience in criminal prosecution. I believe that in order to successfully represent client's in criminal and family law matters one must know what the available options are, have a very thorough...
Mikal Stole
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Plainfield, IL Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
24047 Lockport St.
#201b
Plainfield, IL 60544
Family and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Mikal Stole a prominent family law attorney in the Cook, Will, and Grundy Counties. He has successfully represented clients with complex cases involving high net worth estates, child custody disputes (allocation of parental responsibilities), and divorces involving business interests, while also efficiently handling routine matters. Mikal's also writes appellate court briefs on family law matters and is frequently appointed as Guardian ad Litem. Mikal serves as the Co-Chairperson of the Will County Bar Association's Family Law Committee and has been responsible for organizing the annual Family Law Seminar for several years. Mikal presents topics to the Bar Association including...
Todd J. Polito
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Joliet, IL Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(815) 727-0100 3601 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60431
Family, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School and Northern Illinois University
Born and raised in Joliet, Illinois, Todd has been surrounded by legal role models his entire life. His father, the Honorable Joseph C. Polito (retired) built a highly successful legal practice in Will County before being appointed as an Associate Judge in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Will County, which gave Todd the opportunity to regularly interact with many of his father’s colleagues and fueled his passion for the legal profession at a young age.

Todd served in the United States Navy for four years, earning the prestigious Naval Achievement medal before being honorably discharged. Upon returning to civilian life, Todd built...
Steven B. Ekker
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Sugar Grove, IL Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(630) 234-4682 221 S. Main Street
Suite 200
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Family, Divorce, Employment and Personal Injury
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Attorney Steven Ekker began practicing law in Illinois in 1993. Since then, he has distinguished himself throughout Illinois courtrooms for outstanding legal services in a wide variety of practice areas. Focusing on civil litigation, Mr. Ekker is skilled in handling cases involving: personal injury; commercial and business disputes; real estate litigation; general civil litigation; divorce and family law; contract disputes; wage, salary, commission and other employment disputes; foreclosures; defamation; and, appeals.

With experience representing both sides of civil disputes, Mr. Ekker is able to effectively anticipate strategies from opposing counsel. He has a track record for success both in state and...
Mark Douglas Brent
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Aurora, IL Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(630) 897-5957 2000 W Galena Blvd
Suite 204
Aurora, IL 60506
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Mark D. Brent is a native of Aurora. He graduated with honors (Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Illinois in 1988, and the University of Illinois College Of Law in 1991. Mark spent several years doing major tort and insurance litigation with Williams and Montgomery in Chicago. He began his focus on Domestic Relations and Family Law in 1997 in Aurora. Mark is well-versed in all areas of family law, and family law is Mark's primary focus. Mark is an aggressive advocate for family law clients, handling all types of cases, with a focus on high-conflict issues, custody...
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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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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Gregory B. Jumbeck
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Plainfield, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
24047 Lockport St.
#201b
Plainfield, IL 60544
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Real Estate
Creighton University
Gregory Jumbeck was admitted in 2003 to practice law in the State of Illinois. He focuses his practice in the area of domestic relations. Gregory centralizes his practice to Will and Grundy Counties as well as the Illinos appellate courts. Mr. Jumbeck has tried numerous pre and post-decree cases including child custody (aka allocation of parental responsibilities), removal from Illinois, business valuation, child support, and maintenance. Gregory focuses on reaching a favorable and equitable result for all parties involved. Gregory's courtroom presence makes him an effective litigator both in and out of the courtroom. Originally from the southwest suburbs...
Raymond Paul McSteen
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Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(815) 727-0100 3601 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60431
Family and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Ray is a lifelong resident of Will County. He resides in Channahon, Illinois with his wife, Wendy and his two daughters. He has been practicing in the field of matrimonial and family law for almost two decades and acts as an appointed family law mediator in Will County.

Practice Areas
Family & Matrimonial
Divorce

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1996

John S Rossi
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Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(815) 727-0100 3601 Mcdonough St
Joliet, IL 60431
Family, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
John is a former Assistant State's Attorney in the counties of Will and Peoria, Illinois. He has been practicing in the field of family law for 20 years. He is also an accredited mediator in family law, and acts as a guardian ad litem, representing children in family law matters. In addition to family law, he is also an experienced probate lawyer, representing decedent's estates and their families. He has prepared countless Wills and Powers of Attorneys for individuals. In addition, he is a skilled adoption attorney, representing families in both related and unrelated adoptions.

Originally from the south suburbs of...
Michael Navarro
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Plainfield, IL Family Law Attorney
(815) 207-9570 24014 West Renwick Road
Suite 105, Unit 6
Plainfield, IL 60544
Family and Divorce
Michael Navarro devotes 100% of his practice to Family Law, and proudly represents clients throughout Will County, Dupage County, and Kendall County in Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation, and other Family Law matters. He is passionate about educating his clients regarding their rights and obligations under Illinois Family Law as well as representing their interests in court.
Brian C. Papo
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Plainfield, IL Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(815) 436-9410 15124 South Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60544
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal and Real Estate
Northern Illinois University
Aurora, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(630) 906-5571 605 N. Broadway
Ste. 1
Aurora, IL 60505
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Aurora, IL Family Law Attorney
519 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Ottawa, IL Family Law Attorney
(815) 434-2000 511 Etna Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
Family, Collections, Divorce and Estate Planning
Aurora, IL Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(630) 906-5571 605 N. Broadway
Ste. 1
Aurora, IL 60505
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Morris, IL Family Law Attorney
(815) 942-5072 415 Liberty St
Morris, IL 60450
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
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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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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Aurora, IL Family Law Lawyer
(800) 822-5502 2297 Lakeside Dr
Aurora, IL 60504
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney
(815) 741-2118 151 Springfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Oswego, IL Family Law Attorney
(630) 393-6961 605 Arbor Ct
Oswego, IL 60543
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Aurora, IL Family Law Lawyer
563 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
Family, Business and Divorce
Joliet, IL Family Law Lawyer
(815) 439-2040 151 Springfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Aurora, IL Family Law Lawyer
(630) 906-5571 605 N. Broadway, Ste. 1
Aurora, IL 60505
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Ottawa, IL Family Law Lawyer
(815) 433-4712 760 E Etna Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Dominick R Dolci
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Oakbrook Terrace, IL Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(630) 261-9098 17W662 Butterfield Rd
#304
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Dominick Dolci is a family law and criminal defense attorney in DuPage County, IL. Dominick acts as the Managing Partner at the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, with offices in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Chicago, IL.
Timothy Martin
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(630) 480-0604 610 East Roosevelt Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Timothy P. Martin Wheaton, Illinois Managing Partner and Chief Litigator 630-474 -8000 Office 630-480-0692 Fax Email Tim@Timmartinlaw.com Timothy P. Martin, a resident of DuPage County, is a Partner with the LAW OFFICES OF MARTIN & KENT, LLC. Mr. Martin received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, Mr. Martin served as an associate editor of the John Marshall Law Review. His work on the law review lead to a nationally published article in the area of criminal law. In 2009, Tim Martin was elected President of the...
Jonathan G. Anderson
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(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 320
Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationWheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jonathan Anderson is the principal attorney and founder of Anderson & Associates, P.C.

Jon guided the growth of this family law firm from a one-attorney law practice in Schaumburg, Illinois to an eleven-attorney law firm with Cook County offices in Schaumburg, Chicago, Northbrook, and Orland Park, Illinois and a DuPage County office in Wheaton, Illinois.

For over 25 years, Jon has achieved optimum results for his clients in divorce and other family law litigation involving issues that include family-owned businesses, pre-marital (pre-nuptial) agreements, post-marital (post-nuptial) agreements, marital property and non-marital property distribution, maintenance (alimony), custody, visitation and the removal of...
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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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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Rodney W. Equi
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer
(630) 407-1200 400 S Knoll St
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Wheaton, IL 60187
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northeastern Illinois University
The Honorable Rodney W. Equi (Ret.) was appointed as an Associate Judge for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, Illinois in 1992 and elected as Circuit Judge in 1998.
Don Pesce
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Naperville, IL Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(630) 352-2240 50 S. Main Street
Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60540
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
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 attorney, Don handles every type of case from the simple agreement to the most intricate and delicate situations with precision, persistence and care. Don takes pride in his ability to communicate with clients. Don gives clients one-on-one attention every step of the way. He thoroughly explains the legal process from the first action to the last. Don always makes it his goal...
Michael Hudzik
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Naperville, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(630) 665-7676 1250 East Diehl Road Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
DePaul College of Law
The most gratifying part of practicing matrimonial law is to be able to give guidance and help people through one of, if not the most, difficult times of their lives. My goal in most cases is to help clients resolve their issues in an amicable manner to a positive resolution, as the majority of cases do not proceed to trial. However, there are certain cases that cannot be settled for a multitude of reasons. As such, I am always prepared to litigate the issues. I maintain the mindset of a litigator while always being open to...
Rory T Weiler
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St. Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 40 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...
Michelle Dahlquist
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(630) 462-0610 2150 Manchester Road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Family and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Michelle Dahlquist concentrates her practice in complex family law matters and has extensive experience handling such issues. Ms. Dahlquist provides clients with an explanation of his/her legal rights and applicable law so that a client can make an informed decision on the relevant issue. She recognizes that each case presents different sets of facts and circumstances and that each person may choose to handle their respective issues in a different manner. While some cases may need to proceed to a contested trial, many cases settle amicably with skillful negotiation. Ms. Dahlquist is a Certified Guardian ad Litem with the...
Christopher Maurer
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Wheaton, IL Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(630) 653-9400 400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 320
Wheaton, IL 60187
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...
Whitney Cameron
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(815) 726-8500 23 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationJoliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 2 years experience
Family and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Whitney Cameron was the first of her family to go to college and she got her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Economics at Augustana College. She received her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in 2017, with honors. Whitney was an editor for The John Marshall Law Review and a member of the The John Marshall Moot Court Honors Program. While studying for her legal degree Whitney devoted over eight credit hours to pro bono and volunteer work. She spent an entire summer in 2016 at the Will County Court House in the Externship Program where...
Brian W. Reidy
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 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...
Dion U. Davi
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Joliet, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(815) 582-4901 58 N. Chicago Street
Suite 102
Joliet, IL 60432
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.
Matthew Shaw
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Saint Charles, IL Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(630) 206-3300 555 South Randall Road
Suite 105
Saint Charles, IL 60174
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Northern Illinois University and Northern Illinois University
Mr. Shaw attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and graduated from Illinois College, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983. He continued his education at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1986, and became a Licensed Attorney in Illinois on November 6, 1986. Having previously practiced in general and family law practices, and having served as the Child Support Attorney for Kane County Circuit Court Clerk from 1987-1995, Mr. Shaw opened his own law practice concentrating in family law in 1991. In 2000 he co-founded the law firm...
Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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Monika Blacha
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Over 25 Years of Combined Experience, Responsive and Caring Attorneys

I’m an experienced family law attorney and I represent clients throughout Chicago. I provide thoughtful guidance, personal attention, and will work for the best possible outcome for you and your children. Read More »
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Dealing with family law issues?

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

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

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

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


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

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