Family law is about good people going through bad times.
It is an area that demands caring, responsive legal services to assist you and your
children through the process.
Our mission is to help you successfully navigate the
difficult and too often frustrating court system and to work as a team to achieve the best
possible resolution for you and your family.
While our family lawyers are experienced litigators, we
believe in a constructive and civil approach to divorce, and encourage mediation and
collaborative divorce when appropriate and make every effort to achieve a peaceful divorce
settlement that satisfies both you and your spouse.
Whether your financial situation is modest or in the many
millions --- with tax and organizational complexity or simply W-2 income, the court system
and procedures are the same. A large marital estate is no reason for excessive fees.
Attorney standards demand careful and efficient attention to every case --- large or
Contact us today at
312-781-1963 for an initial consultation on your family law matter.
copies of Divorce Magazine and Divorce Guide are available at our office. Divorce Magazine
and Divorce Guide provide individuals and families who are going through the transition of
separation and divorce with information, support, and guidance. We are here to help make
your divorce process humane, civilized, and compassionate.
here to download a PDF version of the 28 page Downs Law Divorce Guide.
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