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The team at the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. take the time to fully understand your situation, while devising a sound legal strategy centered on achieving your goals.


Divorce & Family Lawyers Helping You Toward a Brighter Tomorrow

Family law matters are undeniably stressful, emotional, and overwhelming. There are a lot of decisions to make along the way – decisions that could impact you, your partner, and your children for years to come. If your family is facing a contentious dispute, a complex divorce, or any other type of family law matter, rest assured that a family lawyer at the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. can help you through this difficult time.

As one of the premier family law firms in Illinois, we proudly serve families throughout the Chicagoland area. Our knowledgeable attorneys will take the time to fully understand your situation before devising a legal strategy centered on achieving your goals. Every step of the way, our legal team will be there to advise you and help you make informed decisions with your family’s needs in mind.

Divorce & Family Law Advocates

Over the last decade, our family law firm has helped countless families, so you can rest assured that the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. has what it takes to resolve your case in a fair and favorable manner.

Our lawyers make sure every client receives the one-on-one attention and personalized service they deserve, no matter the situation. We are sensitive and responsive to our clients’ needs, and adept at crafting effective trial and negotiation strategies to achieve our clients' desired results. At our law firm, our goal is to counsel and advocate for those enduring a difficult and stressful period in their lives.

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The Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C.

Led by Attorney Jonathan Merel, our family law firm has been serving the Chicagoland area since 2009. We are strong problem-solvers who can implement effective solutions to help you reach your goals.

Whether you are filing for divorce, negotiating a child custody arrangement, or seeking to establish paternity, we know that your case is delicate and emotional. With your family’s future at stake, you deserve to work with an attorney who is ready to fight for you while remaining compassionate of your situation.

You will find this caliber of legal representation at the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. Regardless of the circumstances of your relationship with your spouse or partner, our family law office is ready and able to help. We have handled it all, from simple and straightforward divorces resolved outside of court to extremely contentious divorces that require strategic litigation.

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    When to Hire a Family Lawyer in Chicago

    Family law matters involve any legal dispute related to marriage and family. Since they involve people you love, it is important to get the advocacy of a family lawyer right away – one who understands the personal nature of your situation and treats your case with the care and urgency it deserves.

    Are you looking to get a divorce? Do you need to fight for custody of your children? Do you need legal representation in a child or spousal support case? All of these issues and more will require the representation of a Chicago family lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. today to speak with a family law attorney about your options.

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