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At Buffalo Grove Law Offices, we represent individuals, couples and families who need insightful counsel and experienced advocacy to protect their rights and guide them through the legal process in matters related to divorce, child custody, paternity, child support, post-decree issues, property division, spousal maintenance and adoption. At Buffalo Grove Law Offices, you will get straightforward, honest communication at each step in the process. Located in Arlington Heights, we serve clients in Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Roselle, Elk Grove Village, Palatine, Buffalo Grove, and throughout Cook County ad the Chicago metropolitan area; Lake County, DuPage County, Kane County, and Will County.

Arlington Heights Divorce Lawyer Dedicated To Our Clients’ Success

Buffalo Grove Law Offices understands that at the center of any family law matter is a family. We are committed to helping families struggling with divorce and other emotional family law issues to resolve their disagreements and move forward with their lives.

There is life after divorce. We help clients prepare for that future. With experience and veteran perspective, we help families arrive at individualized outcomes to help them continue to thrive through the future, even if the dynamics and relationships have changed. This includes working to ensure that the future is financially and emotionally supported for both you and your children. We advocate for the children from start to finish, ensuring that their worlds are impacted as minimally as possible.

Our firm often assists clients in avoiding the uncertainty and expense of a courtroom battle by negotiating favorable out-of-court solutions through mediation and arbitration. However, if the other side is unwilling to agree to a fair settlement, our principal attorney, Angela E. Peters, is a veteran trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience successfully defending our clients’ interests at trial.

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Call our Illinois office at 847-222-9429 or contact us online to discuss your questions, concerns and options in an affordable initial consultation.

The information that you obtain from this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice about your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters, and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as the attorney-client relationship has been established.

EMPLOYERS MUST PAY OUT WHEN THEY ARE SERVED WITH A WITHHOLDING ORDER

The trial court entered a judgment of dissolution of marriage.   Husband was ordered to pay $370 per month in maintenance to wife when their farmland sells. An auction was held that same month.   The sale [...]

By | May 8th, 2019|Categories: Financial Issues When Divorcing, Post-Decree Issues|Tags: |0 Comments

EX-WIFE’S INTIMATE DATING RELATIONSHIP WAS NOT COHABITATION

Ex-husband filed a petition to terminate maintenance.   He alleged that his former spouse of 17 years was cohabitating with her boyfriend. The Court denied his petition.   It stated that his ex-wife was not in a [...]

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INCOME IS PART OF INCOME FOR CHILD SUPPORT PURPOSES

In the divorce decree, the parties shared custody of their minor child.    A determination had already been made that the child was entitled to SSDI dependent benefits based upon the husband’s disability. The trial court [...]

SHE DID NOT SURRENDER HER PARENTAL RIGHTS, BUT SHE WAITED TOO LONG

The rule is clear.  A consent to adoption form is not equal to a surrender of parental rights.    To have any meaning, section 10(A) of the Adoption Act must be read to provide for irrevocable [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Adoption|Tags: |0 Comments

FATHER’S CONSENT TO ADOPTION REQUIRED

Mother and stepfather petitioned for termination of the biological father's parental rights.  They wanted to adopt the child together. The Circuit Court terminated the biological father's parental rights.  This was based on the biological father’s [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Adoption, Family Law Articles|0 Comments

YOU CAN’T CALL CHILD SUPPORT MAINTENANCE

The Trial Court initially awarded the wife $6,000 per month for maintenance.  And $6,000 per month for child support for a single minor child.  Husband earned $550,000 annually.   The Trial Court then reconsidered the [...]