Ogden, Illinois Family Lawyers

Cari B. Rincker
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(217) 531-2179 301 N. Neil Street, 4th Floor
Champaign, IL 61820
Champaign, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Family, Agricultural, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pace Law School
Cari is a licensed attorney in the States of New York, Illinois, New Jersey, and Connecticut while being licensed in the District of Columbia. Cari is a general practitioner with concentrations in food/agriculture law, family/matrimonial law, civil litigation, estate planning and mediation. Rincker Law, PLLC has offices in New York City and Champaign, Illinois. Cari is a member of the Association for the Bar in the City of New York's Matrimonial Law Committee. Before starting Rincker Law, PLLC, Cari was an associate at Budd-Falen Law Offices, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming where her broad practice...
Colby G. Hathaway
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Champaign, IL Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(217) 352-1800 306 West Church Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Family, Agricultural, Appeals and Divorce
Northern Illinois University
Colby is an associate attorney at Meyer Capel, A Professional Corporation. Awarded his juris doctorate with honors (magna cum laude) by Northern Illinois University in 2012, Colby demonstrated excellence though his academic endeavors and by his participation as the Symposium Editor for the Board of Editors of the Northern Illinois University Law Review and as an accomplished moot court competitor. Colby was a Semi-finalist at the 29th Annual NIU Prize Moot Court Competition and an Octofinalist at the 30th Annual John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law. Colby has...
Lauren Ann Anaya
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Savoy, IL Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(217) 693-2952 101 West Tomaras Avenue
Savoy, IL 61874
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
University of Iowa
Attorney Lauren A. Anaya has over 20 years' experience in the practice of law and is ready to put her experience to work for you. Dr. Anaya began her legal career with the United States Department of Justice after being hired pursuant to the Attorney General's Honors Program, the largest and most prestigious federal entry-level attorney hiring program of its kind. She served with the Executive Office for Immigration Review and subsequently went to work for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in the Office of the General Counsel. She knows immigration law and can assist...
James M. Mullady
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Champaign, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Family
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
As a former teacher and school administrator, Jim Mullady brings a unique perspective to the practice of law at Meyer Capel. Mr. Mullady is a 1991 graduate of Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis, which he attended on a fellowship. In addition to coursework at IU, his legal education included a year at the University of Illinois as a visiting scholar. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mullady taught social studies in the central Illinois communities of Arcola and Fisher, and served as principal of the National Academy of Arts High School in Champaign for four years. Mr. Mullady was an...
John Hensley
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Champaign, IL Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(217) 531-2180 One E. Main Street
Suite 204
Champaign, IL 61820
Family, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Anna M. Benjamin
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Champaign, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(217) 352-1800 306 W. Church St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Family
University of Illinois College of Law
A former law clerk for Meyer Capel, Anna M. Benjamin joins the firm's roster of full-time associates with an impressive record of legal activities and accomplishments. Awarded her juris doctorate with honors (cum laude) by the University of Illinois in 2008, Anna distinguished herself with numerous honors throughout her law school experience. A Lincoln Scholar recipient from 2005-2008, she was twice named to the Dean's List (2006 and 2007) and served as a teaching assistant for the College of Law's "Introduction to United States Law" course in fall 2006. In addition, Anna earned "Distinction of Honors in Legal Writing and Analysis"...
Catherine H. Barbercheck
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Champaign, IL Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(217) 352-3634 1508 W. Park Avenue
P. O. Box 1127
Champaign, IL 61824-1127
Family, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Lewis University College of Law
Urbana, IL Family Law Lawyer
(217) 344-9337 109 W Goose Alley
Urbana, IL 61801
Family and Divorce
Champaign, IL Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(217) 352-3273 2004 Lynwood Dr
Champaign, IL 61821
Family, Divorce and Immigration
South Texas College of Law
Danville, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 446-3800 414 W North St
Danville, IL 61832
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Champaign, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 352-5245 206 N Randolph St
Champaign, IL 61820
Family and Divorce
Urbana, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 337-5610 202 W Green St
Urbana, IL 61801
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Urbana, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 384-0000 130 W Main St
Urbana, IL 61801
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Danville, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 446-4884 15 N Vermilion St
Danville, IL 61832
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Danville, IL Family Law Lawyer
(217) 442-0350 11 E North St
Danville, IL 61832
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Champaign, IL Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(217) 278-3202 313 North Mattis Ave
neue, Suite 217
Champaign, IL 61821
Family and Administrative
St. Mary's University School of Law
Danville, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 431-0685 1020 N Vermilion St
Danville, IL 61832
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Urbana, IL Family Law Attorney
(217) 367-2400 102 W Main St
Urbana, IL 61801
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Champaign, IL Family Law Lawyer
(217) 359-2115 1 E Main St
Champaign, IL 61820
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Ken Gano Jr
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Charleston, IL Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(217) 345-6111 303 6th St
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Northern Illinois University
b 1952, Graduate Northern Illinois University, 1980
Andrew Koester
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Charleston, IL Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(217) 639-7800 6009 Park Drive
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Notre Dame
Andrew is a Central Illinois native. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012 and his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in May 2015. Andrew’s previous professional experience includes having worked for state judges, private practice attorneys, and the fourth-ranking member of the U.S. Congress. While in law school, Andrew served as Articles Editor on the Journal of College and University Law, was a member of the Federalist Society, and participated in the Notre Dame Bengal Bouts, a men’s boxing tournament that raises money for the Holy Cross Missions in...
Brian D. Pondenis
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Charleston, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(217) 345-3929 604 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Illinois College of Law
Brian is proud to continue the tradition of personal services performed by Brainard Law Offices LLC, the oldest law firm in Charleston. We have the advantage of years of experience, both from debtor, creditor, and trustee perspectives, which enables our firm to provide superior bankruptcy services for our clients. We believe each client deserves individual attention.
Linda Colón
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Charleston, IL Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(217) 508-4140 PO Box 271
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Consumer and Divorce
Charleston, IL Family Law Lawyer
(217) 347-7711 622 Jackson Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Kirk C.  Stange
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(855) 805-0595 1012 Ekstam Drive
Suite 4
Bloomington, IL 61704
Bloomington, IL Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
If you are going through a divorce or family law matter, it can feel like your whole life is hanging in the balance. Not knowing what will happen to you or your family can can be overwhelming. To help clients with divorce and family law matters in their time of need, Stange Law Firm, PC has limited their practice to divorce and family law matters. For your convenience, we have offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma in places such as St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita, Tulsa and beyond. We also respond to all phone...
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.
Todd Alan Roseberry
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Bloomington, IL Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(309) 829-3636 407 W. Front St., Suite No. 2
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Todd Roseberry's experience includes a period of employment with the Illinois Department of Public Aid, Springfield, Illinois,as a Public Aid Income Maintenance Specialist. He also served in the Illinois Army National Guard at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, from 1985 to 1993 as a medic and medical laboratory technician. Todd is married with three children and lives in Leroy,Illinois. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the McLean County Bar Association. He is a member of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Three Hierarchs in Champaign, Illinois where he teaches religious education to high school children. His...
Brian W. Reidy
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Orland Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(708) 580-6767 11528 W. 183rd Place
Suite NE
Orland Park, IL 60467
Family and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
I have sat on the other client side of the lawyer-client table, which gives me a unique insight to the emotions that my clients experience. Divorce and child custody matters are never easy on the people involved. It is important to have a lawyer that you can trust during the most difficult time in your life. At Reidy Law Office, we believe in teaching our clients the relevant law and how it relates to the client’s specific situation. Then, we create the specific strategy for the individual client’s case. Our mission is to help people through the difficult times in...
Jennifer Bunker Skerston
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Streator, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(815) 672-8505 7 Dannys Drive, Suite 1
Streator, IL 61364
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Michigan State University
Jennifer Bunker Skerston has worked in the Illinois Valley legal community for the past seven years handling many litigation related matters including will contests, property tax appeals, breach of contract, and personal injury claims.

Jennifer Bunker Skerston is actively involved in the Illinois State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section Council. She is the Editor of the Council’s monthly publication distributed to members throughout Illinois. She also assists the Council in providing continuing legal education to attorneys, determining the need for new legislation, and reviewing and suggesting changes to current legislative proposals affecting wills, trusts and estates....
Jerry A Tuffentsamer
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Peoria, IL Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(309) 839-8049 1022 N Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61606-1956
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Southern Illinois University School of Law and Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
native of central Illinois, Attorney, Jerry A. Tuffentsamer, was raised in the local small community of Manito, Illinois. Prior to attending law school, Jerry worked for several years in the central Illinois as union construction laborer out of the Laborers’ International Union, Local 231. As a union laborer, Jerry worked several years for a local commercial concrete and masonry company.

Jerry received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies/Pre-law from Southern Illinois University in 2008. Jerry then received his Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Jerry was a member of...
Trent West
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(217) 563-7777 320 W. Central St.
PO Box 36
Nokomis, IL 62075
Nokomis, IL Family Law Lawyer
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Our firm is rooted in Montgomery County with two offices to better serve the area. I handle many cases in the surrounding counties (Macoupin, Bond, Fayette, Christian, and Shelby County) as well. We have experience handling many areas of law, including personal injury (car wrecks/dog bites/slip or trip & falls/wrongful deaths/malpractice), traffic/DUI/criminal defense cases, bankruptcy, family law (custody/child support/adoption/divorce), estate planning (wills/POAs/trusts), and estate administration (non-probate and probate), and general civil practice.

I grew up Nokomis (Montgomery County), where my parents still reside. My degrees are from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Thomas M. Cooley Law School....
Kevin P. O'Flaherty
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Tinley Park, IL Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(708) 894-3030 16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
At O’Flaherty Law, we are your community law firm. we are committed to providing personalized, efficient, and quality legal service. We pride ourselves on our “above-and-beyond” approach to client care, affordable fees, and communication. Please call us today at (630)324-6666 to schedule a free in-person or phone consultation. We are located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at our office or any other location convenient to you in order to work to accomplish your legal goals. Our team has expertise in many areas of law including but not limited...
Mikal Stole
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Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(815) 726-3333 Two Rialto Square
Joliet
Joliet, IL 60432
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...
Drew R. Quitschau
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Peoria, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
456 Fulton St. Suite 203
Peoria, IL 61602
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Arkansas School of Law
Drew Quitschau is an accomplished, results-driven attorney with 15 years of legal experience in a multitude of practice areas. He is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to clients by developing creative strategies to accomplish their objectives. Drew primarily concentrates in the areas of real estate transactions, business law, family law, collections, probate, and estate planning.

Drew Quitschau received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, his J.D. from the University of Arkansas, and he is currently pursuing an M.B.A. from Illinois State University. While in law school, Drew was the Articles Editor of the Arkansas Law Review, an Arkansas Bar...
Masah S SamForay
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Joliet, IL Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(312) 702-1293 9 E. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
Masah S. SamForay, has earned national recognition as a force for her clients. Beyond being recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer, Masah SamForay knows the concerns of clients, intimately. She is a divorcee and working mother who understands what it means to fight for her family during a difficult divorce.

Atty. SamForay is a Co-Founder and Past-President of the Black Bar Association of Will County. She is a member of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. and served on the 2017-2018 Board and as the Co-Chair of the Small and Solo Firm Committee from 2013-2016. She is a...
Mary Szudarek
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Lockport, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(815) 836-2600 16612 West 159th Street, Suite 202
Lockport, IL 60441
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
DePaul College of Law and Northern Michigan University
Mary Beth Szudarek has been a licensed Illinois attorney since 2008 and has practiced exclusively in Family Law. Prior to joining The Law Offices of Janusonis & Szudarek, P.C., Mary worked for Prairie State Legal Services/Will County Legal Assistance Program assisting the less fortunate with their family law issues. Her experience allowed her to counsel hundreds of Family Law clients with legal problems that impacted all areas of their lives. Family law cases so often involve bankruptcy, tax, foreclosure, credit, social security, insurance, and pension issues; Mary's skills and confidence with financial matters brings a unique and aggressive...
Jason G. Shore
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Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(815) 727-4500 https://criminal-defense.mevorahlaw.com/
58 N. Chicago Street, Suite 500
Joliet, IL 60432
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...
Courtney Mehta
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(815) 726-8500 23 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationJoliet, IL Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Family and Divorce
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Courtney Mehta graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2011. During law school Courtney spent her summers clerking for a Family Law firm. After passing the bar, Courtney began her career working for Mitchell Law Group in Joliet, Illinois. In 2016, Courtney joined Henderson Law & Mediation Center. At Henderson Law & Mediation Center, Courtney concentrates her practice in the areas of Divorce, Separation, Parental Allocation (formerly known as Custody), Guardianship, and Adoption. Courtney is also on the Will County Mediation and Guardian ad Litem lists. She is frequently appointed in those capacities. Courtney is currently a member of the...
G. Edward Murphy
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Bloomington, IL Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
202 N. Prospect Road
Suite 205
Bloomington, IL 61704
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northern Illinois University
G. Edward Murphy is the founder of the law firm, and has been one of Peoria, Bloomington, Pekin and Central Illinois' best divorce, custody and family law attorneys and lawyers for the past 28 years. He knows how to litigate your case when necessary, negotiate favorably for you if possible, and win your case for you and your children. He is a skilled trial attorney, but also a capable mediator and problem solver. He has been lead counsel running this firm since he was 26 years old and has been winning ever since for the past 27 years....
Anthony Andreano
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Joliet, IL Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(815) 954-8175 58 N. Chicago St.
Suite 506
Joliet, IL 60432
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Northern Illinois University
Anthony Andreano is a divorce lawyer in Will County, Illinois with offices in Joliet. Attorneys at the law firm handle family law cases involving uncontested and contested divorces, custody, parental responsibilities, visitation disputes, legal separation, spousal maintenance, child support, paternity, grandparent rights, civil unions, post judgments proceeding, support arrearage calculations and collection and other family law cases. For more information visit us at www.andreanoandlyons.com or call for an immediate consultation over the phone (815) 954-8175
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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.

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