A negotiated settlement is almost always the preferred outcome in a divorce, as the process is generally smoother and easier on the family as a whole. Avoiding trial will also speed up the divorce process and allow you and your spouse to exercise greater control over the outcome. Everyone wins when both parties are able to come together and make the difficult decisions related to:

While we strive to negotiate a favorable settlement for our clients in every case we take, but we are always prepared to go to trial if negotiations fail. As strong litigators, we know how to effectively present our clients’ case to a judge.

Experienced Family Law Representation

Many different issues are resolved in the family court system, and our attorneys are experienced in handling all of them. From adoption to paternity to orders of protection, we successfully represented clients in many types of family law matter. Having an experienced family law attorney in your corner is essential. Odds are good that we have seen a case just like yours (or similar), and we can use that experience to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. Our attorneys are dedicated to protecting our clients’ rights and strongly advocating for our clients’ interests.

If you are in need of experienced and skillful divorce or family law representation, contact us at 630-584-4800 to schedule a free consultation. We will explain what you can expect from the legal process and work with you to plan a strategy for success. We work with clients throughout Northern Illinois including Kane County and the surrounding areas.

 

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Partner Tricia D. Goostree has been named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star.

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St. Charles, Illinois 60174

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Our Illinois divorce attorneys represent clients in Kane County, DuPage County, Kendall County and DeKalb County, including Geneva, Batavia, St.Charles, Wayne, Wasco, Elburn, Virgil, Lily Lake, Aurora, North Aurora, Elgin, South Elgin, Bartlett, Crystal Lake, Gilberts, Millcreek, Maple Park, Kaneville, LaFox, Yorkville, Oswego, Plano, Sugar Grove, Big Rock, Bristol, Newark, DeKalb, Sycamore, Naperville, Wheaton, West Chicago, Winfield, Warrenville, Downers Grove, Lombard, Oak Brook, Streamwood, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, South Barrington, Lake Barrington, Schaumburg, Big Grove, Boulder Hill, Bristol, Joliet, Kendall, Lisbon, Minooka, Montgomery, Plainfield, Sandwich, Yorkville and many other cities.

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