I am committed to providing affordable, quality legal services in family law matters,... more
I am committed to providing affordable, quality legal services in family law matters, such as divorce, child custody, child support, adoptions, contempt proceedings, and all other family law matters, here in Lake County, and throughout the Chicago area. My practice is primarily concentrated in family law matters and appeals. I am the former President of the Jefferson Inn of Court, a Lake County... view profile
Mr. Strauss joined the Law Office of Gary L. Schlesinger in March, 2006, and he... more
Mr. Strauss joined the Law Office of Gary L. Schlesinger in March, 2006, and he became a partner on September 1, 2010, when Schlesinger & Strauss, LLC, was formed. Michael has handled family law cases in seven counties in the state of Illinois. Michael also serves as a mediator and is frequently appointed to represent children as well.
I have been licensed in Illinois since 1974, practicing in the Cook County State's... more
I have been licensed in Illinois since 1974, practicing in the Cook County State's Attorney's office for 3 years (1974 - 1977); My family lived on Long Island, New York for several years, so I also became licensed in New York in 1981 and worked for several years in the Queens District Attorney's Office (1985-1986); we returned to Illinois in 1986 and I worked in the Lake County State's Attorney... view profile
I counsel people all the time, dont spend your money on an expensive divorce; rather,... more
I counsel people all the time, dont spend your money on an expensive divorce; rather, save it for your childrens college fund or for your own next chapter.I have been telling that to clients that for over 25 years. My goal is to help you go through the divorce process as effortlessly, painlessly and cost effectively as possible.
I have over 30 years experience in helping families going through divorce. Most... more
I have over 30 years experience in helping families going through divorce. Most divorces do not involve legal issues - just a series of problem solving challenges. Unfortunately, people going through divorce are often at a low point - not exactly a time when they want to deal with problem-solving. Mediation and Collaborative Law are processes that allow couples to make their own decisions. ... view profile
I seek to leave this world a better place for my having been here. My overall goal... more
I seek to leave this world a better place for my having been here. My overall goal is service to the community through encouraging education and providing access to the legal system for the underserved, the indigent and the frightened. I wish to be a mentor and role model not only to my daughter and my peers, but to all women whom I am privileged to serve.
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.
Family Law Attorneys in cities near Vernon Hills, IL