Guaranteed Confidentiality: Your visit remains private and no one will ever know you were here.

No obligation: This means there is NO pressure to file – NO pressure to hire us – NO sales pitches – Absolutely NO obligation

We provide legal advice with no obligation to hire us. We understand you’re facing a difficult decision, and we won’t make it harder. There’s no pressure to take action, and we aim to reduce any stress or confusion you may have.

We Will Listen: You provide us with the details of your marital situation and any questions you have about the process (we encourage you to bring a list).

Comprehensive Case Analysis and Expert Guidance: Understand your rights and obligations in parenting time, decision-making, child support, spousal maintenance (alimony), and property division. We use Family Law Software to calculate child support and alimony payments.

Many clients ask about legal separation, who will get the house, will they have to move, if they gain by filing first, if one lawyer can handle the whole thing, who pays for future health insurance costs, how to protect their inheritance, if fault matters, and many other important questions.

These and other topics are covered and we’ll also talk about what the legal system in DuPage and Cook Counties has in store for you, and what you can do to gain some control over the cost and outcome of your case.  All of your future financial concerns and all the marital rights and obligations of both you and your spouse will be discussed.

You will receive other pertinent information and guidance, which generally includes:

  1. What the right moves are.
  2. What the wrong moves are.
  3. What the smart moves are.
  4. Info on helpful ways for you to get started.
  5. Recommendations regarding what to say to the children.
  6. Advice regarding when and what to say to your spouse.
  7. What your likely outcome in court might be.
  8. What you may expect from the legal system in general.
  9. Anticipated timetables.
  10. Advice regarding housing, dating, changing locks, credit card usage, etc.
  11. Advice concerning support and cash flow issues.
  12. Advice regarding credit cards and payments on family bills during and after the divorce.
  13. Advice and recommendations regarding the allocation of parenting time.
  14. An explanation of the workings of the DuPage and Cook County court systems.
  15. Complete answers to all your questions.

Ongoing Support: Call us anytime after your “Learn Your Rights” session. We’re here to address any questions you may have forgotten to ask and to cover any new questions that arise after our meeting.

Most people leave our meeting feeling relieved. We clarify much of the legal system, which helps reduce uncertainty and provides peace of mind. Clients often leave with increased confidence in their ability to make informed decisions about their future.

We welcome hearing from you and we invite your questions. There is no obligation. No one will ever know that we spoke or what we discussed. Everything you say is privileged, confidential, and completely classified. We do not maintain a mailing list and will not contact you unless you ask us to.

Contacting us is easy!

Call 630-928-0600 


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If we are in court or in a meeting when you call, one of us will personally get back to you as quickly as possible. We are extremely discreet with callbacks and reply emails. Just leave your name and a secure email address or personal cell phone number.

Kari and Richard are staunch advocates of the non-court approach to divorce, and are also active and seasoned litigators with over 80 years of combined trial experience in the Illinois divorce courts of Cook and DuPage counties.