Family Law

Looking out for your family's best interestsFamily-Law

  • Adoption
  • Amending prior court orders
  • Asset and property division
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Divorce
  • Parental relocation
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Protective orders
  • Spousal support (maintenance/alimony)
  • Visitation
  • Mediation (Tess is a state certified mediator; all family cases involving minor children, if the parties are unable to agree on parenting time and/or allocation of parental responsibility, is mandated to mediation)
    ...and more


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Jim understands that seeking legal counsel is sometimes difficult. He uses absolute care and consideration with protecting your privacy. Offering several years of real world experience Jim will provide advice necessary to help you through these emotional times, be it the celebration of adoption, the ending of a marriage, or something in-between.

Illinois Statutory Guidelines: 750 ILCS 5/505 Sec. 505 states that child support is set to a specific amount.  

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