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When most
people think of divorce, they think in terms of the divorce being an end
to their legally binding relationship with their spouse. However, a
divorce is also an important beginning - the beginning of your new life
and your liberation from a situation that is causing you pain and

At the Libertyville, Illinois, law offices of Matthew Kaplan &
, we are dedicated exclusively to family law matters.
including divorce. Our Lake
County lawyers
have more than thirty years of combined experience
in the field of family law, which gives our firm the knowledge and
expertise in handling divorce cases and all the important issues that
must be addressed when a marriage comes to an end.

Our firm is able to provide personal, one-on-one service that which
goes beyond what many larger firms offer. Here, you are not just a
number or another case, but rather a fellow member of the community in
need of help during a difficult time in your life.

Contact our Lake County
family law firm today
to schedule a free half-hour
in-office consultation
regarding your divorce or other family
law matter. During this meeting, we'll listen intently to your story,
encourage questions, explore your needs, and provide you with a rough
estimate of the time trouble that may be required to achieve your goals.

You can count on us to provide intelligent advice and effective
representation in regard to:

One of our strengths as Lake County family law firm is our ability to
find creative solutions and work problems out without the need for
costly and contentious litigation. However, we are fully prepared and
extremely capable of fiercely litigating matters in court. There are
times when there is no choice but to fight. Rest assured, we will stand
strong when you need us most.

Contact our Lake County
family law firm today
with all of your family law questions. We can



Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 80%
    6 years
  2. Child Custody: 10%
    6 years
  3. Family: 10%
    6 years

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Contact info

Matthew Kaplan & Associates

611 South Milwaukee Avenue Suite 12
Libertyville, IL, 60048-3256


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197905/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Exemplary SupporterLake County Bar Association2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Lead AttorneyMatthew Kaplan & Associates1981 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Best v. BestWon
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Lake Forest CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lake County Bar Association Spring SeminarDomestic Violence2010
Lake County Bar Association Spring SeminarDomestic Violence2008