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Family Law in Illinois

The Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. – Serving All of Chicagoland

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Your family is the most important thing in your life. Facing family court can feel overwhelming, especially if this is your first experience with the system. When you and your loved ones are facing a contentious dispute or a difficult situation, our lawyers are here to help.

At the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C., we want to make the process simple and stress-free. With our team on your side, you will be positioned for success every step of the way.


Learn more about what our firm can do for you. Call (312) 487-2795 or contact us online today.


Examples of Family Law in Illinois

What is meant by "family law?" What is considered a family law issue? These types of attorneys handle more than just divorce. Essentially, family law is the area of law covering any and all legal processes and disputes related to family relations. Elements of family law include marriage, domestic partnerships, parentage, and children.

Common examples of family law in Illinois:

The right firm can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. Be sure to choose a lawyer you can trust. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C., we have decades of combined experience and always put our clients first. Your case is important to us and we treat every client with the respect and personal attention they deserve.

When Do You Need a Family Lawyer?

Illinois family law encompasses all legal matters relating to family, matrimony, and children. Anyone who is facing a problem or a legal dispute relating to their marriage, children, or domestic relations will need a family lawyer.

Legal issues are particularly sensitive and personal when they involve your family. That is why you should not attempt to represent yourself in a family law matter. Having an attorney on your side who is knowledgeable and experienced in Illinois family law issues can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. Are you looking to dissolve your marriage? Do you need to fight for custody? Are you seeking protection from domestic abuse? All of these matters require the help of a family lawyer in Illinois.

Contact the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel – (312) 487-2795

Based in Downtown Chicago – and with a suburban office in Skokie – the Law Offices of Jonathan Merel, P.C. serves clients throughout the Chicagoland area. If your family is based in any of the surrounding cities and towns, there’s a good chance that we will be able to assist you. You can also browse the areas we serve to see if you are within our broad service area.


Discuss your case with us today – call (312) 487-2795 to schedule your free 20-minute consultation.


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