I am a family lawyer focusing on all aspects of family law from divorce to custody... more
I am a family lawyer focusing on all aspects of family law from divorce to custody to guardianships to adoptions to paternity to family building and assisted reproduction technology law. I enjoy client interaction and working with people daily. I am a musician and outsdoors enthusiast when not practicing law.
Dissolution of marriage and adoption are significant events that impact the family... more
Dissolution of marriage and adoption are significant events that impact the family in different ways. I have the experience and empathy to guide you through the process. In addition to the legal knowledge of the family-building process, I have the first hand experience of being raised with six adopted siblings. I can support you through your divorce with empathy and understanding, but have th... view profile
From growing up on a farm in downstate Illinois to living and practicing law in... more
From growing up on a farm in downstate Illinois to living and practicing law in Chicago Marcia learned the importance of hard work, preparation and honesty. Over 25 years of concentrating in family law has provided Marcia with experience in all areas–divorce, legal separation, declaration of invalidity (annulment), adoption, child custody and visitation, child and spouse support, college co... view profile
Admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2005, Joseph graduated from Ambassador... more
Admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2005, Joseph graduated from Ambassador University, Big Sandy, TX, where he was on the Dean's List and received his B.A., and then graduated from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, where he earned an M.A. in Counseling and was awarded the Nichol Memorial Award for Integrity. Joseph is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law, where he se... view profile
Appeared on two episodes of Celebrity Justice in September of 2004; Two live... more
Appeared on two episodes of Celebrity Justice in September of 2004; Two live interview with the news program which aired world wide relating to a highly contested divorce case involving a celebrity rapper in September of 2004 Radio interivew with Man Cow discussing prenuptial agreements in January 2012 Radio inteview on WGN 720 AM Radio regarding Military Divorce in 2012 Quoted in F... view profile
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon... more
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri/Illinois nor The Missouri/Illinois Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your i... view profile
Since 1974 Alan Pearlman, Ltd. has been helping the people of Chicagoland and Lake... more
Since 1974 Alan Pearlman, Ltd. has been helping the people of Chicagoland and Lake County with their family law problems. From that time to the present Mr. Pearlman has focused on Family Law matters. The firm is made up of Mr. Pearlman, who will personally handle your matter, as well as an office manager. The firm is located on the south end of Lake County in Northbrook, Illinois, and is ad... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.