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David P Gonet

Family Attorney at Lincolnshire, IL

5.0   41 reviews

also known as DPG FAMILY LAW


Licensed for 9 years

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About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Child custody
    20%

  2. Child support
    20%

  3. Divorce and separation
    20%
    Alimony, maintenance, property division, parenting time, visitation, custody, decision making, business valuation, retirement, child support, removal, tax issues and consequences, abuse, and domestic violence.

    8 years, 93 cases

  4. Family
    20%
    All areas involving family disputes. Child support, paternity, visitation, parenting time, custody, grandparent visitation, removal, and name change, abuse, and domestic violence.

    8 years, 84 cases

  5. Marriage and prenuptials
    20%

Attorney David P. Gonet comes to family law with a background in appellate law and intellectual property law. A business major in college, David went on to get his law degree from the University of Houston College of Law, where he participated in clinical work, researching and drafting state and federal appeals, and petitioning for writs of habeas corpus.

Prior to practicing exclusively in the area of family law, David worked at a law firm concentrating in civil appeals, were be drafted appeals to the Illinois Court of Appeals, State of Illinois Supreme Court, Federal Court of Appeals, and drafted writs of  certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. 

Attorney David Gonet now practices exclusively in the area of family law. Mr. Gonet has litigated many high net worth divorces and is a zealous advocate for his clients.

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Licensed for 9 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 2013
Updated 10/11/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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DPG Family Law
250 Parkway Dr
Suite 150
Lincolnshire, IL, 60069
DPG Family Law
2300 Barrington Road
Suite 400
Hoffman Estates, IL, 60169
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Reviews

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Posted by John | January 16, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Will hire again if ever needed!
David was a breath of fresh air after my last attorney. He was able to settle my case without involving me in ridiculous and pointless court appearances. He knows the end game and knows how to get what you want. David will tell you if you are asking for too much and he has no problem being honest.
Posted by Miranda | November 15, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!
Divorce is a horrible thing to go through. Luckily I had David representing me. He was so helpful in traversing this tough process. I can highly recommend him for custody and alimony issues. He knows how to work numbers.
Posted by J | September 21, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
David is a great lawyer.
David is a great attorney to help me going through those very divorce proceedings. Highly recommend!
Posted by alyssa | August 8, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend
David answered any and all concerns and addressed them in a timely manner. I was never concerned with anything regarding my case, as David handled everything I needed and communicated with the opposing party as needed. He made this process very easy.
Posted by Brian | June 1, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Family Law Lawyer for Complex Cases
My divorce case was quite difficult and required an experienced attorney who knew what to expect and how to negotiate. I found that in David Gonet. He was good at working through the process with me as we went through the various stages of discovery and settlement, and was a strong advocate in the final settlement with the judge. In addition to the legal matters, David was extremely professional: he was cognizant of fees, on time for our meetings, and responsive when I needed his help. I would highly recommend David in any family law matters.
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Posted by David | May 3, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Legal Service
David was very professional, and thorough in my divorce case. He always had my best interests in mind, and he made sure everything was clear and understandable. The whole process went smoothly from a legal aspect, since he was on my side. I would highly recommend David for any Family Legal help!
Posted by Anne | April 29, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Lawyer you should hire!
David was so efficient and on top of everything regarding my case. His professionalism and caring manner made my custody/child support case go a lot smoother then anticipated. I have referred many friends and family to him who he has also gone above and beyond for.
Posted by Eric | January 19, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Best Family Attorney!
I Highly Recommend David Gonet! I came to David after interviewing with 3 different attorneys that were pretty discouraging about my case. David gave me Hope! He was honest and had my best interest from the the start and gave me a realistic view of what to expect and how he would respond to my case and made it happen in Court. He always kept me informed on what was going on. He is very understanding, and easy to communicate with and made the process very Smooth. Thank you so much David!
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Posted by anonymous | October 5, 2021
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David Gonet review
I hired David to for divorce process. The service was excellent, always responsive for my all calls and well organized.
Posted by Dawna | July 2, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Attorney!
Excellent attorney! David was my 3rd attorney for my divorce/custody case that had been dragging on prior to him for years. He was very thorough, professional and knowledgeable. He completed the custody/child support and divorce agreements within 10 months . Prior attorney had not put any effort at all into either agreement or child support payments.
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Posted by Elena | June 30, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Talented Attorney and an Amazing Person!!!
Choosing the right Divorce Attorney was not an easy task, I wanted the best attorney possible and after reviewing few, I became nervous by knowing my situation and how much expensive attorneys are! When I saw David’s profile on Avvo I trusted my guts that he is the one to represent me in court and who is not leaving me broke at the end. I truly believed that he is going to help me with my divorce case and he did!! David is a very reliable and honest attorney, he gets great results and makes it extremely convenient for you to continue with your work and personal life! He is affordable, responds within 24 hours and keeps you updated with your case! I am super happy that I choose his Law Firm! I will continue to use his services for anything I need! I cannot thank David enough for everything he did for me and I will recommend this lawyer to all my friends and family!! He is simply the Best!!!
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Posted by Anna Wiatr | June 25, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce case
After meeting with 3 different lawyers, I felt David Gonet understood me best and he genuinely had my best interests at heart. This helped us resolve a few minor issues in a timely fashion and make a potentially stressful situation go more smoothly. Thank you
Posted by Anna | April 1, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend
If you are looking for a knowledgeable lawyer who will help you to solve your problems, Mr. Gonet is the right person to choose. I made a hard decision of a divorce and Mr. Gonet helped me through a very difficult time. During the divorce period Mr. Gonet stayed focused on my case and guided me to make the right decisions. He was very understanding and at each step he eased the stress with his recommendations and knowledge. He is a great lawyer to have in a tough times. I am truly grateful for Mr. Gonet's effort and dedication to my case.
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Posted by anonymous | April 1, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I want to adopt him :)
David so far has been handling my divorce case and he is the best. He is patient, thorough, honest and professional. No BS, and he gives you the best legal advice about what the law dictates and not what you want to hear. Highly recommended if you want to a total piece of mind. Also, his billing is very ethical which is very hard to find these days.
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Posted by Serge | December 17, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer. Easy to work with.
David is a Good Family Lawyer. He gives good advices and suggestions. Easy to communicate and to work with. If you need a family Lawyer, I would highly recommend DPG Family Law
Posted by Dan | October 14, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Fair and square
In a very complex divorce, David Gonet was always there for me. He is responsive and knowledgeable, and his fees and billing practices are the fairest I've seen. (Since the other side in my divorce changed attorneys repeatedly, I saw how others do it.) He showed a lot of patience during a dragged-out process that took two years (and continues to do so). Hire David and you won't regret it.
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Posted by Thomas | August 29, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best divorce lawyer in town !!!!!
I being the respondent hired David on the spot after a 30 minute consult after previously interviewing 3 other attorneys. He explained the process, costs, timeline and his approach to the case suited what I was looking for. He made the difficult process easy, timely (5 months), factual through his professional guidance to ensure a quick resolution. He is responsive to answers and accessible (phone/text/email) with quick response time when needed. The costs were very very reasonable!! I am a better person post-divorce due to his hand holding through the process and always looking for a middle ground to resolve matters. He delivered what he promised from the consult to the very end.
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Posted by Chris | July 10, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professional and efficient
I hired David Gonet as my divorce attorney as he has an honest and straightforward approach to his work. He kept focused on the goals that we discussed initially and respectfully guided me through the entire process. He is very professional and made me feel well represented in the stressful and uncertain territory of ending a marriage.
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Posted by Rich | June 12, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
David Gonat is best of the best, call him!
I would like to personally thank and highly recommend David Gonat at DPG Family Law. David represented me in my divorce case and was very supportive personally, responsive, knowledgeable and professional, and represented me well. I'm very happy I chose him to represent me, and together we settled the case in the best way possible. Thanks David for being there for me, talking me off the ledge at times, and helping me reach the best possible outcome. Rich
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Posted by anonymous | May 15, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great choice for a family lawyer
David was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful throughout my case. Very happy with the results.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-400 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • DPG Family Law
  • 2017 - Present
  • Attorney
  • The Law Offices of Michael P. Doman
  • 2013 - 2017
  • Attorney
  • Denison & Associates
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Law Clerk
  • Texas Defender Service
  • 2011 - 2012
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Education

  • University of Houston Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • DePaul University
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2008

Legal Cases

  • In re Marriage of EB
  • Emergency petition granted. Client awarded sole possession of child
  • In re Marriage of KD
  • Achieved substantial division of assets in favor of client.
  • In re Marriage of Lasota
  • Successfully defended appeal by respondent, appeals court stating that Illinois court has proper jurisdiction, and appeals court upholding trial court’s award of maintenance, property distribution, and attorney’s fees.

Associations

  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Polish
  • English

Awards

  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2018
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Top Contributor 2013
  • Avvo
  • 2013
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Publications

  • Interaction of Federal and State Powers
  • Immigration and Divorce
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Legal topics seminar: Divorce
  • Divorce and maintenance for high net worth couples
  • 2017
  • Divorce among the Polish community in Chicago
  • Divorce and discovery of hidden assets
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (33)
Given (27)
Family Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Gonet. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help."
Child custody Attorney | Nov 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Alimony Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Alimony Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Alimony Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"For anyone in the 773, Mr. Gonet has to be in your Rolodex as a young gun who knows the law."
Family Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Nov 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Gonet's responses demonstrate a capable understanding of Illinois family law. I would not hesitate to recommend him for North Shore clients with family law issues."
Family Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. David is very well respected in the community and fights vigorously for his clients. I highly recommend him for family law cases."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He often gives insightful answers and I find him to be very knowledgeable."
Family Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. This lawyer is well respected and knowledgeable in the area of family law."
Family Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Sep 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Since I do not practice Family Law, I am comfortable referring cases to him as well."
Family Attorney | Sep 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Attorney David Gonet for providing a much needed legal assistance in one of the most complex areas of legal profession, family law, with competence, dedication and efficiency."
Family Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Alimony Attorney | Sep 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer for all your Alimony needs."
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