Wilmette, Illinois Family Lawyers

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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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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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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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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Wilmette, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 251-0105 825 Green Bay Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
Family, Divorce and Juvenile
Wilmette, IL Family Law Attorney
(847) 256-6660 3514 Riverside Dr
Wilmette, IL 60091
Family, Divorce and Health Care
Wilmette, IL Family Law Attorney
444 Skokie Blvd
Wilmette, IL 60091
Family, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Joshua E. Stern
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(847) 868-9584 161 N. Clark Street
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Emory University
Joshua E. Stern, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices of Joshua E. Stern, a boutique law firm located in Evanston and Chicago and specializing in divorce, matrimonial and family law.

Whether you are preparing to marry or are leaving your marriage behind, Joshua provides the legal expertise you need while lending an empathetic ear and remaining sensitive to the individual needs of each and every one of his clients. Because every matter is unique, Joshua takes the time to listen to what his clients want and outline their options, so they know what to expect as...
Lee R. Zeidman
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Skokie, IL Family Law Lawyer with 11 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....
David Mennie
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(847) 390-8500 191 Waukegan Rd
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Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationNorthfield, IL Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Family, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Iowa
Mr. Mennie graduated from the University of Iowa (B.A. with distinction) in 2006 with majors in Philosophy, Psychology and Religious Studies. Mr. Mennie graduated from University of Iowa College of Law (J.D. with high distinction) in 2012, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, and the Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems law journal. Mr. Mennie has lectured and participated in panel discussions for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education on topics involving developments in Illinois DUI laws.

Mr. Mennie began his career as an Assistant State’s Attorney at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he...
Juneithaa S Shambee
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Evanston, IL Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(773) 741-3602 701 Main Street
Suite 203
Evanston, IL 60202
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and IP
Northern Illinois University
A Chicago native, Juneitha Shambee has shown passion and dedication to law since a young age. Working vigorously to make strides in her education, she uses that same tenaciousness to achieve results in every case she touches. She has taken on challenges beyond what many attorneys her age would face, personally and professionally, such as battling large firms in copyright issues and achieving excellent settlements for her clients, and even taking on challenging criminal cases and getting them dismissed in the preliminary stages. Although Juneitha is the first college graduate and professional in her family, she did not let...
Dennis Delman
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Skokie, IL Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(847) 674-3000 4711 Golf Rd. Suite 700
Skokie, IL 60201
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law and DePaul College of Law
I am a partner in a small suburban firm for over 35 years that provides excellent legal services to thousands of satisfied clients. I regularly lectures on various legal topics and am appointed by the court to mediate Family Law issues. I also love playing tennis and am on the Board of several charitable organizations
Van A Schwab
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(312) 372-4569 134 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 1820
Chicago, IL 60602
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Along with his years of experience, Lake County divorce attorney Van A. Schwab has a solid educational basis for his divorce and family law practice. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, he received his law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. Because of recent, up-to-date training, Mr. Schwab is a certified divorce mediator, and is prepared to handle family law issues through collaborative law methods. He has published an article on cohabitation in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Licensed to practice family law in the states of Florida, Illinois, and New Jersey, he...
Ms. Sheryl Rae Ghezzi
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Lincolnwood, IL Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(847) 675-7570 4433 W. Touhy
Suite 404
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Family and Estate Planning
The John Marshall Law School
The Law Offices of Sheryl Rae Ghezzi was established in 1986. General litigation developed into a boutique practice concentrating in Family Law and Estate Plannning. Focus Forward strategies are utilized to competently address the unique personal issues involving divorce, children,child custody, and individual estate directives. I support my Clients as they go through the process of transitioning their lives and assist them in Focusing Forward as a strategy to assist them in resolving the emotional stresses inherent in family law legal issues. I have lectured in the areas of child custody, family law, the divorce process and...
Maria G. Antoniolli
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Free Consultation! Knowledgeable Attorney! Zealous Family Law Representation!

I am an experienced and skilled family law attorney. I will advocate for your rights and interests. I will fight for the best possible results! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. 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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Mr. David Wolkowitz Esq.
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Skokie, IL Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(312) 554-5433 8052 Monticello Ave, Suite 201
Skokie, IL 60076
Family, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
David Wolkowitz is a Chicago divorce lawyer. He handles Illinois family law matters such as divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, and spousal maintenance (commonly known as alimony). He also handles stalking and cyberstalking cases, and has author numerous articles about the Illinois stalking laws. While in law school, Mr. Wolkowitz worked for three judges in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, including two in the domestic relations (divorce) division. Further, he was a law clerk in the juvenile division of the Cook County Public Guardian, where he represented juveniles under a 711 license. He also played a major...
David Nachman Byer
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Northfield, IL Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(847) 345-7494 1780 Maple St.
Suite 26
Northfield, IL 60093
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Univ of Pennsylvania LS
Ivy league educated solo family law practitioner with over a decade serving entire Chicagoland region with excellent legal advice and representation. Call today. (847) 345-7494.
Mari-Rose McManus
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Evanston, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 491-6338 2759 Asbury Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Karen Frances Stebbins
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Glencoe, IL Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(847) 905-0319 P.O. Box 158
Glencoe, IL 60022
Family, DUI, Estate Planning and Health Care
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Susan Ruffer Levin
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney
(773) 255-3418 790 West Frontage Road #718
Chicago, IL 60093
Family and Real Estate
Maxine Weiss Kunz
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 14 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...
Amanda M. Oliver
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 12 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...
Brian M. Radke
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Palatine, IL Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(847) 813-6011 800 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 960
Palatine, IL 60074
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
Bradley R. Kaye
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Northbrook, IL Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(847) 509-9990 707 Skokie Boulevard
Suite 600
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
DePaul College of Law
Bradley R. Kaye (“Brad”) is a licensed attorney concentrating in the areas of divorce, post-decree issues, estate planning, and criminal law. Brad is based in the Schaumburg office of Anderson & Associates, P.C., and handles cases primarily in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Will counties.
Stuart Reid
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Deerfield, IL Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(847) 906-3755 420 Lake Cook Road Suite 120
Deerfield, IL 60015
Family and Divorce
Stuart A. Reid is an experienced family law attorney and mediator with offices in Deerfield, Illinois. From 1997 until April of 2004, Mr. Reid practiced family law with Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, the nation’s largest family law firm. While with Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, Mr. Reid handled hundreds of family law matters ranging from straightforward post-decree child support adjustments to complex, multi-million dollar divorce trials. In April of 2004, Mr. Reid opened The Law Offices of Stuart A. Reid in Lake Forest, Illinois, with the goal of continuing to provide high quality legal services to individuals involved in family law...
Don Pesce
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Illinois Family Law Lawyer with 14 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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Alan Pearlman
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Northbrook, IL Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(847) 205-4383 707 Skokie Blvd
Northbrook, IL 60062
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Harvard Law School and John Marshall Law School
For over 4 decades, Northbrook family law attorney Alan Pearlman has been helping families in Chicagoland and Lake County through difficult times in divorce and other family law matters, as well as Criminal and Complex DUI and Traffic matters. Our office concentrates on finding hidden assets in High Profile Divorce cases, while at the same time helping couples complete a dissolution of marriage through trial or a negotiated settlement agreement, and attending to all the important issues in their divorce matter, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal maintenance and the division of marital property. Alan Pearlman, Ltd....
Janet K. Maxwell-Wickett
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Rolling Meadows, IL Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(847) 430-3789 1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Education
DePaul University
Andrew John Hawes
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Niles, IL Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(847) 583-0101 8041 N. Milwaukee Ave
Niles, IL 60714
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Wisconsin Law School
Claribel Toro-Hernandez
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(787) 209-3832 4143 North Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Family, Estate Planning and Immigration
Attorney at Law from Puerto Rico, practicing Immigration Law in Florida and Chicago Illinois.
Practicing attorney for over 30 years in Puerto Rico in the field of Inheritance Law.
Offices in Puerto Rico, Florida and Chicago.

Janet Rubel
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Northbrook, IL Family Law Attorney
(847) 480-1020 555 Skokie Blvd
Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062
Family and Divorce
Nettie Sabin
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney
(773) 463-4747 4322 N Mozart St
Chicago, IL 60618
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Arnold Goldstein
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Highland Park, IL Family Law Lawyer
(847) 926-0300 600 Central Avenue
Suite 385
Highland Park, IL 60035
Family, Criminal and Divorce
Northwestern University Law School
Zachary T Hunsinger
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer
(312) 772-3346 4509 N Oakley Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Family
Dominick R Dolci
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(312) 238-9007 134 N LaSalle St
#1515
Chicago, IL 60602
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Dominick Dolci is a family law and criminal defense attorney in DuPage County, IL. Dominick acts as the Managing Partner at the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, with offices in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and Chicago, IL.
Michael C. Craven
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(312) 621-5234 333 W. Wacker Drive
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School and The John Marshall Law School
I am a divorce attorney with a very strong financial background as a CPA with a LLM which is a Master of Tax Law degree. I am Partner at the firm Harrison & Held, LLP and our offices in downtown Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. I am consistently recognized as one of the best family lawyers in Illinois by my peers and have been named as an Illinois Super Lawyer and recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network every year since 2009. I am proud to have been selected by my peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best...
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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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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Susan E. Guthrie
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 28 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...
Ronald L. Bell
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Libertyville, IL Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(847) 495-6000 1113 S. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 204
Libertyville, IL 60048
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The John Marshall Law School
Attorney Ronald L. Bell has extensive litigation and negotation experience and has held former positions such as the Assistant Illinois Attorney General and Chief Corporate Counsel to a $250 million dollar company. Ronald Bell has argued and/or presented cases before the United States Supreme Court, Illinois Supreme Court, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and every Illinois appellate court. Attorney Bell has top academic credentials and he was the top student in his law school class at the age of 23, a former editor of the law review and graduated college at the age of 20.
Robert B. Buchanan
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(312) 481-7402 180 N. LaSalle Street
Ste. 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationChicago, 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...
William Harold Mazur
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 8 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...
Martin A. Delaney III
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Rolling Meadows, IL Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(847) 705-8000 3701 Algonquin Road
Suite 350
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3117
Free ConsultationFamily, 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.
Mr. Dion U. Davi
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 16 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.
Morgan Given
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Chicago, IL Family Law Lawyer with 5 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....
Christopher Maurer
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Schaumburg, IL Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(847) 995-9999 1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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...
Don Pesce
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Oak Brook , IL Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(630) 230-8985 700 Commerce
Suite 500
Oak Brook , IL 60523
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...
Monika Blacha
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Chicago, IL Family Law Attorney with 19 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...
Krista Marcheschi
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Illinois Family Law Attorney

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Dean Wilhelm Taradash
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Zealous divorce attorneys serving those in Chicago.

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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.


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