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Kane County Family Law and Divorce Lawyers

Attorneys for Family Matters in Northern Illinois

Family law matters are both legally and emotionally challenging. When emotions run high, so do the stakes. At the Kane County family law firm of Goostree Law Group, our attorneys cut through the drama and focus on achieving our clients’ goals. Whether you are going through a divorce or involved in another family law matter, we have the skills and experience to effectively advocate on your behalf both in negotiations and at trial.

Effective and Efficient Divorce Attorneys in Kane County

A divorce is a life-changing event, and going through the process can be draining in many ways. Resolving all of the issues pertaining to a divorce often takes a significant amount of time, and time is money. At our firm, we strive to resolve divorce matters as soon as possible in order to save our clients expense and aggravation.

Testimonials

  • Tricia Goostree is a truly exceptional lawyer with a very diverse skill set. Shes tough, dedicated and smart, and her critical thinking abilities are unmatched. Additionally, Tricia is a hard worker who takes action to bring great ideas to full fruition. Tricia is a tremendous asset to every team and project of which shes a part.

    - Jonathan Oinounou

  • Honestly... this is the best legal team I could have asked for! Tricia was amazing in my first litigation, and Marcee was amazing in my second litigation!Not only did they stay true with a dedicated allegiance to my case, my cause, and my rights, but they went above and beyond to defend me and what I rightly deserved and won.

    - Sha Dunn

  • Tricia and her team are nothing short of amazing. I worked with them for a very LONG time and they never dropped the ball once. My divorce was seamless. Her team was professional, courteous, understanding and on point. Divorce is never a great experience, they made it a little less stressful. I would highly recommend them.

    - Tiffany Scherer

  • Goostree Law Group represented me in a Kane County divorce case. The staff and the lawyers at the firm were always professional and answered my questions. Everyone I worked with there worked hard to get my case done quickly and as cost effectively as possible. I would recommend them to family and friends for family law cases.

    - Dennis S.

  • Tricia Goostree and her law firm did a great job with my case. Always responsive to calls and emails. Her staff was organized and helpful. Tricia helped me navigate through my case with integrity and a clear understanding of the steps needed to get me the best result. I would recommend her and her firm.

    - Jan P.

 

Kane County Divorce Lawyers

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, 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.

Divorce For Older Couples

The divorce rate for couples over age 50 has more than doubled in recent years. This can be attributed to several factors, not the least of which is the desire to live an emotionally happy and satisfying life. With children grown and the number of years ahead of major concern, many older couples are choosing to go their separate ways.

Called "gray divorce", these cases have issues that are very different from younger couples. With more years together, there are often more complex assets including businesses and real estate, to divide. One or both spouses may be close to or already retired, impacting the payment of spousal maintenance. There may also be health issues to take into consideration. At Goostree Law Group, we have worked with couples of all ages, including many as they near their retirement years.

Kane County Attorneys With Your Child's Best Interest in Mind

Kane County Attorneys

At Goostree Law Group, we understand the emotional turmoil that comes with any family law issue involving children. While most parents try to protect their children and want the best for them, it can become difficult when opposing parties have different agendas.

Our experienced attorneys care deeply about our clients and their children. We will attempt to minimize conflict when possible but seek solutions in the courtroom when necessary. If you have an issue related to children including support, parenting time or parental decision making, we can help:

Family Law Attorneys Serving St. Charles, Geneva and Surrounding Areas

Family law includes many areas beyond divorce. You may find you need a family lawyer if you seek to expand your family through adoption. Perhaps you wish to have your spouse adopt your child through a step-parent adoption. Family law also includes the preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, which have become more and more commonplace in the world of marrying later, wealth accumulation and multiple marriages.

The attorneys at Goostree Law Group have over 80 years of combined experience in the practice of family law. We represent parents seeking to establish paternity in order to receive support or to enjoy time with their child. We assist same-sex couples seeking to divorce and establish the division of assets from years of accumulation prior to legal marriage. And, we seek to protect our clients and their families from domestic violence through orders of protection. If you have a family law matter that needs legal guidance, contact Goostree Law Group today.

High Conflict Divorce Issues

High Conflict Divorce Issues

While some divorces are able to be resolved amicably, many are not. A variety of issues can lead to high conflict divorce situations including cheating, financial dishonesty, mental health problems, anger issues, and addiction. At Goostree Law Group, we are prepared to seek orders of protection against stalking and harassing behavior, as well as defend against false allegations.

Post-Divorce Changes, Enforcement and Modifications

Post-Divorce Changes, Enforcement and Modifications

Once a divorce is final, most people hope to move on with their lives without the need for attorneys and judges. Unfortunately, many divorces require legal intervention after the initial decree is final. Whether you have issues related to changes in circumstances, non-payment of support or parental conflicts, Goostree Law Group can help keep you moving forward.

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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