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Family Law Attorney Chicago

Experienced Chicago Family Lawyer

Dealing with any type of family law issue can be difficult, but an experienced Chicago family law attorney can help. Whether you need assistance with a divorce or need drafting a prenuptial agreement, a dedicated attorney at the Law Office of George M. Sanders, P.C. can get started on your case today.

Types of Chicago Family Law Cases Handled by Our Firm

At the Law Office of George M. Sanders, P.C., we handle a wide variety of family law matters, including but not limited to the following types of legal issues:

  • Filing for divorce;
  • Property division in your divorce;
  • Complex property division;
  • High net worth divorce;
  • Child custody, or the allocation of parental responsibilities;
  • Spousal maintenance, or alimony;
  • Parenting time;
  • Developing a parenting plan;
  • Modifications to existing family law orders;
  • Seeking an order of protection;
  • Enforcing an order of protection;
  • Creating a prenuptial agreement; and
  • Postnuptial agreements.

Role of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act in Chicago Family Law Cases

The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) governs many legal matters affecting families in Chicago, including but not limited to:

  • Process of filing for your divorce;
  • Distribution of marital property;
  • Spousal support;
  • Allocation of parental responsibilities; and
  • Child support.

Many modifications also are governed by the IMDMA, including modifications of allocation judgments, spousal support, and child support.

Illinois Laws Involved in Family Law Matters

Beyond the IMDMA, other types of family law matters in Chicago fall under various Illinois statutes. For example, at the Law Office of George M. Sanders, P.C., we regularly help clients with cases involving domestic violence and seeking orders of protection. In Chicago, the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 governs most matters pertaining to orders of protection and family violence.

We also routinely assist Chicago residents with prenuptial agreements, including drafting premarital agreements and determining whether certain prenuptial agreement terms will be enforceable in the event of a divorce. The Illinois Uniform Premarital Agreement Act governs prenuptial agreements, commonly known as “prenups,” in Chicago.

How a Family Law Attorney Chicago can Help With Your Case

Family law matters can be more emotional than issues arising under other areas of the law. Given how contentious many family law cases can be, it is important to have an experienced Chicago family law attorney on your side. With years of experience, the advocates at our firm can help you to navigate the complexities of Illinois family law under the IMDMA, as well as under other relevant laws. We can also advocate for your needs no matter what the situation might be, from going before a mediator to going before a judge.

Contact a Chicago Family Lawyer Today

Do you need assistance with a family law issue? An experienced Chicago family lawyer can help with your case. We have years of experience providing a wide variety of family law services to clients in Chicagoland, and we can begin working with you today on your case. Contact the Law Office of George M. Sanders, P.C. for more information about the services we provide to Chicago residents and their families.

Contact Our Illinois Divorce & Custody Law Firm Today

You will find our attorneys to be flexible, responsive, and ready to begin providing exceptional representation to protect your rights and your best interests immediately. Call our law office now at 312-624-7645 to schedule a consultation about your family law needs at no initial charge.


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