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Olivia C. Voleta

Associate Attorney

Olivia C. Voleta

Olivia C. Voleta joined Goostree Law Group in 2022 as an associate attorney. Olivia knew since a young age that she wanted to become an attorney after watching many movies portraying the profession at a high level of prestige and glamour. Growing up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Olivia desired to attend a Big Ten University, and after visiting Michigan State University, she knew that is where she wanted to be. Graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the Eli Broad College of Business, she knew that her time at Michigan State was not over. While attending Michigan State University College of Law, Olivia was awarded the Jurisprudence Achievement Award in Advocacy and was an extern at a local law firm. During the summer of 2012, Olivia spent her time clerking at a mid-sized family law firm in downtown Chicago. There she was able to gain the knowledge of and experience in a variety of family law matters, thereon sparking her interest in that concentration. Olivia graduated with her Juris Doctor from Michigan State in 2013.

Licensed in Illinois since 2015, Olivia started her professional legal career at a large corporation in downtown Chicago as a staff attorney providing legal assistance in various areas of the law to a multitude of different companies, including Fortune 500 companies. After wanting to narrow her concentration to family law and be in the courtroom, Olivia became an associate attorney in October of 2019 at a boutique law firm in Lombard. She primarily represented clients and handled matters in divorce, child support, parental allocation time and responsibilities, and parentage court in DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties. Furthermore, she assisted with and represented clients in criminal defense, traffic, and expungement matters.

Olivia strives to bring trust and comfort to all clients. She actively listens to a client's goals and needs and has their best interests every step of the way. Hoping to bring ease at a difficult time, she is always prepared, passionate, and keeps her clients informed throughout the entirety of their proceedings. She discusses all potential options for and with her clients and provides in-depth information and explanations to the legal process.

In her free time, Olivia is a competitive equestrian and volunteers at a local Equine Rehab facility in Kane county. She loves to cook, stay active, and cheer on the Spartans, White Sox, and New England Patriots.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Traffic
  • Expungements

Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, MI, May 2013, J.D.
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, May 2009, B.A., Business Administration

Admissions/Certifications:

  • 2015, Illinois

Honors and Awards

  • Jurisprudence Achievement Award in Advocacy, Fall 2011, Michigan State University College of Law
 

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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