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  1. Divorce: 60%
  2. Prenuptials: 30%
  3. Family: 10%

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  • James Patrick Nelson

    I endorse this lawyer. David is extremely acknowledgeable in the area of divorce and family law.


    James Nelson Divorce and separation Attorney
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Schaffer Family Law, Ltd

200 E 5th Avenue
Suite 108
Naperville, IL, 60563


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198405/17/2016
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AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
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Publication nameTitleDate
Chicago Daily Law BulletinChild, Spousal Support Law Work in Tandem1996
DuPage County Bar Association BriefThe Use of Revenue Rulings in Marital Appraisals1996
Chicago Daily Law BulletinAn Analysis of the Legitimacy of 750 ILCS/5/505(a)(5)1995
Illinois Family Law ReportAmended Supreme Court Discovery Rules1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationThe 'Shrinking' of Child Custody Cases1996