Lake County, IL: Divorce Lawyers, Attorneys and Law Firms

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At the law firm of Sterling Hughes LLC in Chicago, Illinois, we are here to help you through what is likely a very difficult time for you and your family. Focusing solely on family law, our law firm provides exceptional representation and support for those going through divorce, and we promise to do whatever we can to help you resolve your conflicts and reach agreements with regard to child...

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The often emotionally charged areas of Divorce and Child Custody require an attorney that can stay focused on the client's goals. To that end, the client's goals must be clearly identified and a strategy must be developed, from the onset, that will enable the client and the attorney to accomplish those goals. We are skilled, knowledgeable, aggressive, resourceful, dedicated attorneys. We have...

Facing Divorce or Legal Separation?

You've come to the right place.  If you are considering an annulment, legal separation, or divorce, a divorce lawyer can help.

Use FindLaw to hire a local divorce lawyer to work with you on issues like community property division, debt allocation, child custody and support, alimony, and tax considerations.


Need an attorney in Lake County, Illinois?

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Detailed law firm profiles have information like the firm's area of law, office location, office hours, and payment options. Attorney profiles include the biography, education and training, and client recommendations of an attorney to help you decide who to hire.

Use the contact form on the profiles to connect with a Lake County, Illinois attorney for legal advice.

How do I choose a lawyer?

Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information?  Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice?  Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee?  Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?

Not sure what questions to ask a lawyer?

Here are a few to get you started:

  • How long have you been in practice?
  • How many cases like mine have you handled?
  • How often do you settle cases out of court?
  • What are your fees and costs?
  • What are the next steps?

Want to check lawyer discipline?

It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can:

  • Ensure the attorney is currently licensed to practice in your state
  • Gain an understanding of his or her historical disciplinary record, if any.
  • Determine the seriousness of complaints/issues which could range from late bar fees to more serious issues requiring disciplinary action.