Pesce Law Group, P.C.

FREE CONSULTATIONS 630-352-2240

Naperville | Oak Brook | Burr Ridge | Lake Forest | St. Charles

Lake County Divorce and Family Law Attorneys

Serving Lake Forest, Libertyville, Gurnee, Waukegan, and Surrounding Areas

Several years ago, researchers discovered that, for the first time, most American households do not contain a "traditional" family–a married mother and father who are on their first marriage, and their biological children. Instead, most households consist of single-parent families, step-families, same-sex couples, grandparents caring for their grandchildren, and the list goes on. Moreover, given the seemingly endless parade of new court decisions and laws, families will probably be even more diverse in the near future.

Although the attorneys at Pesce Law Group, P.C. continually adapt to the changing landscape, they still employ proven methods to obtain results that exceed their clients' expectations. After all, the goal of family law attorneys remains the same, regardless of what changes may occur. That objective is to protect the legal and financial interests of their clients, and that is a task that we approach with the utmost sincerity. A solid wall is still built one brick at a time, and that is the attitude our professionals take to work every day.

What We Do for Illinois Family Law Clients

At Pesce Law Group, P.C., we proudly limit our practice to the issues that matter most to area families. This focus gives us an edge in both court hearings and settlement negotiations, as we strive to deliver cost-effective solutions that are in the best interests of you and your family. Our specific areas of practice include:

Regardless of the issue, it is very important to partner with a qualified local attorney who can successfully guide your case through the complicated court system.

How We Take Care of You

All divorce and family law matters begin with a petition. This document must be in the proper form, filed in the proper court, and make the proper allegations, to avoid costly delays. In most cases, the judge holds a preliminary hearing to make interim orders regarding custody, support, and other matters.

In the discovery phase, the parties exchange relevant information, such as school records, financial documents, and medical records. In many contested cases, the judge will order a social services evaluation and appoint an attorney ad litem to independently represent the children. If there is no out-of-court settlement, the case proceeds to trial without a jury, and then to any appeals.

The law may change, but the legal challenges that families face remain much the same. For a free consultation with hard-working Lake County attorneys, contact Pesce Law Group, P.C. today at 847-457-0599. After-hours appointments are available. From our office in Lake Forest, we serve clients in Libertyville, Vernon Hills, Mundelein, Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Highland Park, Deerfield, Grayslake, Gurnee, Waukegan, Barrington, and throughout the surrounding Lake County areas.

Recent Divorce & Family Law News

Read More
What is Supervised Parenting Time and When is it Required in Illinois?
What is Supervised Parenting Time and When is it Required in Illinois?In Illinois, child custody is broken down into two main components: parental responsibilities and parenting time. Formerly known as visitation, parenting time refers to the time a parent spends directly caring for his or her child. Illinois courts make all child custody decisions based on...
Using Collaborative Law for Illinois Child Custody Disputes
Using Collaborative Law for Illinois Child Custody DisputesDivorcing parents are expected to create a “parenting plan” that addresses how they plan to allocate child-related responsibilities within 120 days of filing for divorce. However, many couples struggle to reach an agreement about the numerous issues addressed in a parenting plan. Because most parents...
How Can a Dissipation Claim Help Me Recover Wasted Assets?
How Can a Dissipation Claim Help Me Recover Wasted Assets?Property division is often one of the most consequential aspects of divorce – especially for high-net-worth individuals. Some divorcing spouses reduce the value of the marital estate through excessive or careless spending or even intentionally destroying assets. This is referred to as the “dissipation of...
Back to Top