Sound Advice About Divorce in Chicago's Northern Collar Counties

If you need to talk to a lawyer about filing for divorce or responding to a divorce petition, contact Shaw Law Ltd. for the attorney's advice you need to define your objectives and protect your interests across the full range of legal and practical considerations. Our law firm offers free in-office consultations for clients with new matters, and we look forward to the chance to help you and your children through a difficult transition.

Call 847-244-4696 to Learn About Your Options Under Illinois Divorce Law

Our Waukegan divorce attorneys work closely with each client in order to understand your situation, talk through your goals, identify the key issues, and develop sound strategies for the obstacles or contested issues that might come up along the way. We're convinced that close attorney-client interaction is essential throughout all stages of a divorce case. That way you can make important decisions with the benefit of a solid understanding of your rights, your responsibilities, and the most likely outcomes if a divorce dispute is headed for court.

Most divorce cases will require the parties to resolve issues related to the following:

  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Property division
  • Spousal support/maintenance

These are the basics that need to be addressed in any divorce case involving minor children. Cases can be simpler or more complicated depending on any number of factors: high value pension or investment assets, one or both spouses are self-employed or members of a professional partnership, current military service on the part of one or both spouses, the terms of a prenuptial agreement, recent problems with domestic violence or orders of protection or recent bankruptcy.

No matter how simple or complex your divorce case appears, our lawyers can guide you through each stage of the process while working to protect your interests.

Illinois Child Custody Attorney Serving Lake County and the Northern Suburbs

The divorce attorneys of Shaw Law Ltd. also serve the needs of clients who want to pursue such alternatives as uncontested divorce, legal separation, or for unmarried people untangling the financial affairs that grow intertwined after a long period of cohabitation.

For additional information about the scope of our divorce practice and our client-service ethic, contact a Waukegan divorce lawyer at Shaw Law Ltd. for a free in-office consultation.

Meet Mark L. Shaw

Mark Shaw founded the firm in 1995. Previously, he was a trial lawyer at Winston & Strawn. He received a B.S. Pharm., with honors, from Purdue University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University. He is a licensed pharmacist having practiced in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.


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