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Divorce and Legal Separation

Even the most amicable divorce may bring hidden emotional and financial difficulties. Those difficulties will multiply exponentially if your divorce is contentious from start to finish. Whether you are the spouse who filed for the divorce or the spouse who was unexpectedly served with...

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Family Law

While it may seem as though there is a surplus of divorce lawyers in the Chicago area, it is important to recognize the difference between a divorce attorney and a family law attorney. Although the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, divorce law is only one of the many issues encompassed by family...

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Park Ridge Lawyers Skilled in Divorce and Family Law Matters

Collaborative Law Attorneys Serving Chicago, DuPage County, and Lake County

Without a doubt, one of the more emotionally troubling and challenging events encountered in life include divorce and the related family law issues that ensue. The process of divorce, as well as the aftermath of divorce, bring a myriad of reactions and emotions. Each divorce is different, each one unique. For some, divorce is mutual and intentional and represents a chance for a new beginning for both parties. For others, divorce is a heart-breaking end to a union both parties expected to last forever. Still yet for others, divorce can turn into a world full of suspicion with hateful words tossed back and forth. When you add children into the mix, the challenges increase exponentially.

Lisle Illinois divorce lawyerIf you are facing a difficult family law issue such as divorce, you want an experienced divorce attorney in your corner who has extensive knowledge of the laws pertaining to your particular issue. If you can also have a lawyer by your side who has gone up against some of the biggest divorce lawyers in the state without giving an inch, the outcome of your divorce begins to look significantly brighter. In particular, Maxine Weiss Kunz has successfully litigated against notable Chicago area firms, such as Schiller Ducanto & Fleck, Lake Toback, and Berger Schatz. The law office of Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC is the name to remember when divorce seems inevitable. Partners Maxine Weiss Kunz and Amanda Oliver bring unique perspective to the table. While the attorneys have a broad collaborative law background and are highly-skilled in mediation and alternative dispute resolution, they also have extensive skill sets in the courtroom. As consummate negotiators and aggressive litigators, attorneys Maxine Weiss Kunz and Amanda Oliver have all your bases covered.

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Family Law Practice Areas: Special Attention for Your Unique Divorce

Divorce, family law, and collaborative law are the primary practice areas of the Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC attorneys. Those needing legal assistance with divorce or legal separation, child support, child custody or visitation*, out-of-state relocation, spousal support (also known as maintenance and alimony), litigation involving health issues, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, restraining orders and orders of protection, appeals and judgment enforcement, adoption, paternity matters, and child representation will find the high-quality legal assistance they need at our law firm. Within the divorce framework, we assist our clients with contested or uncontested divorce, high net worth divorce, collaborative divorce, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution methods.

*Important Family Law Changes: As of January 1, 2016, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) has changed. Read more about how child custody and visitation were affected.

Taking Care to Ensure Every Detail of Your Case Receives Attention

The Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC attorneys believe we should shoulder all the legal details of your divorce, giving you time to deal with the emotions and changes divorce brings. We provide every client with the knowledge they need to make clear-headed decisions for the future, and pride ourselves on the level of communication we achieve with our clients. We return calls and e-mails within twenty-four hours—usually much sooner—and always ensure our clients have access to their files. Particularly, with a background in psychology, Maxine Weiss Kunz successfully guides clients through their emotional divorces case. From high-net-worth individuals, to professionals, and to parents and spouses from every walk of life, our divorce lawyers can help.

Large firm experience with small firm attention to detail.

How Our Divorce Attorneys Can Help You

At Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC, we work assertively to move our clients’ cases forward, whether in negotiation or litigation. We respect your time and your feelings and fully understand that your family relationships will continue long after the legal system considers your case resolved. We tailor our legal solutions to consider the interests of you and your children, now and for the long-term. Attorneys Maxine Weiss Kunz and Amanda Oliver were nominated as a Super Lawyers Rising Stars and were part of one of the top five family law firms in Chicago. These attributes and experiences allow our firm to offer clients big law firm experience with small law firm attention and personalization. For an attorney who believes every detail of your case is important, contact Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC.

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Weiss-Kunz & Oliver, LLC

180 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3700, Chicago, IL 60601
1917 W. 103rd Street, Suite 4, Chicago, IL 60643
110 E. Schiller Street, Suite 319, Elmhurst, IL 60126
776 Busse Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068