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Family Law Attorneys in Skokie, Illinois

A Trusted Ally for Family Law Matters

After 45 years of practice in family law, we are currently only accepting new client divorce and custody cases for court-appointed representation of minor children and for private mediation.

Adoption, divorce, child custody, support payments and other family law matters are usually accompanied by stress and confusion. The emotional dynamics of these issues, along with the legal complications that ensue, can be overwhelming. That is why it is important to work with a team of attorneys who are experienced family lawyers and who are committed to helping you find the legal solutions you need.

At the law firm of Alexander Grossman, our Chicago family law lawyers have more than 45 years of experience representing clients in a range of family legal matters. We are proud to serve people from throughout the Cook County area.

We endeavor to encourage amicable and less contentious resolutions without doing unnecessary legal work or “churning” fees. Our goal is to get you through this difficult time.

Comprehensive Family Law Representation

Our lawyers handle a wide range of family law matters, including:

  • Contested and uncontested divorces

  • Separation agreements

  • Division of assets

  • Child custody and visitation

  • Child support

  • Spousal support, alimony, and maintenance

  • Paternity

  • Prenuptial agreements

Family Law Representation for Nontraditional Families

We represent couples in nontraditional relationship situations in legal matters involving civil unions, civil union separations and divorces, same-sex adoptions, and other matters.

Mediation: A Less Contentious Option

In addition to resolving family law matters through the traditional court system, we can also help divorced and unmarried couples resolve their disputes through family law mediation. Mediation allows you and your ex to work through your problems together without going through the adversarial court process. Mediation is often less expensive and less emotionally contentious. We will thoroughly review your situation and let you know whether this may be an option to work for you.

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Our attorneys help clients grow their families through adoptions. We handle stepparent adoptions as well as traditional unrelated adoptions. We can help you through the entire legal process for establishing an adoption.

Divorce and Family Law Mediation Lawyers in The Chicago Area

Divorce and other family law matters are emotionally exhausting in even the most agreeable of circumstances. The emotional fallout is often magnified by the adversarial nature of the court system.

At the law firm of Alexander Grossman, our senior partner, Brian Alexander, is a Cook County Circuit Court mediation panel attorney. He can help couples reach agreements without the time-consuming expense that comes along with court hearings. With nearly 45 years of experience, he understands how to provide compassionate and personalized service to help you through this difficult time in your life.

Helping Resolve Your Family Disputes without Going to Battle in Court

Mediation enables couples to craft a divorce agreement that both parties can live with. All of the typical aspects of a divorce case that need to be decided in court can also be reached through mediation, including decisions concerning property division, child custody and visitation, child support, and spousal support. Mediation is also useful for nontraditional families, such as unmarried couples, who are going through a breakup and need help reaching an agreement.

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It is important to talk with a lawyer as soon as possible if you are considering a divorce or are facing any other family law situation. Contact us online or call to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your situation.