Chicago, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Lawyers in Cook County

Chicago, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Lawyers in Cook County

Chicago, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Lawyers in Cook County

Helping With Your Chicago Fathers’ Rights Matters in Cook County, Illinois and Nearby

In the State of Illinois, it can still be a tough process for men. However, at Stange Law Firm, PC, we are committed to making sure that fathers are involved in the lives of their children in Chicago, Illinois and throughout Cook County and the surrounding areas. One of the biggest priorities in family law litigation is the children involved.We want to help children have meaningful contact and interactions with their fathers. We understand that while attitudes are slowly moving in the right direction, fathers still face uphill battles in Illinois courts if they are hoping for a visitation plan that is roughly proportionate to that of the mother. However, despite these hurdles, our attorneys are dedicated to providing the dedicated representation dads need at Stange Law Firm, PC.Many attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC have received accolades for their work on family law cases as noted in their individual biographies, including Founding Partner, Kirk Stange who has been recognized by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine since 2013.To speak to a Chicago, Illinois fathers’ rights lawyer about child custody or any other family law issue, call us today at 855-805-0595 or contact our law firm online.You can also obtain more information by visiting our Fathers’ Rights Blog.

Your Chicago, Illinois Fathers’ and Dads Rights Lawyers Serving Cook County and the Surrounding Areas

We can help you with all aspects of fathers’ rights matters from our Rolling Meadows, Illinois office serving the Chicago Metro area, including:
  • Situations where the mother denies visitation rights or interferes with custody arrangements
  • Modifying child custody
  • Demands for increased child support payments
  • Paternity issues, whether you are denying paternity or claiming paternity
  • Accusations of child abuse or molestation
  • Situations where the mother takes your child and relocates without approval
  • Cases where the mother’s behavior endangers your child physically or emotionally
From our webpage, you can also read articles about family law, view informational videos, seminar videos, listen to our podcast or download our mobile application.

Handling Your Cook County, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Divorce and Custody Issues in the Chicago Metro Area

You can also find out more information about the Cook County Circuit Court by going to the following links: Our legal team is committed to helping lessen the frustration you may feel as a man going through a custody matter.

Changes in the Child Custody Law in Illinois

What used to be referred to as “child custody” in the State of Illinois is now referred to as “allocation of parental responsibilities.” The courts in Illinois can now “allocate” the decision making in the child’s life. This will now let both parents to be involved in the important decisions of the child. This will help especially if the parents cannot communicate well with one another. The areas that the court will award the decision-making include: health, education, religion, and extracurricular activities.

Contact a Cook County Fathers’ Rights Attorney for a Consultation Today in Chicago, Illinois

We are here to and ready to help fathers establish their rights. If you are looking to have a diligent Illinois lawyer on your side, call 855-805-0595 or contact our law office online. You can also find out more information about our Chicago area office in Rolling Meadows, IL below.

Cook County (Rolling Meadows), Illinois Office (773-453-9390) | 1600 Golf Road, Suite 1264, Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008


Representing Clients in Divorce & Family Matters

We also handle many other family law matters, including but not limited to:

Dissolution of Marriage
Unfortunately, there are times when a marriage is irretrievably broken and a divorce is the only option. We can help with your uncontested, contested, simple or complex divorce case.
Legal Separation
There are some instances where married parties are separated, but are unsure whether their marriage can be reconciled or may later need to be dissolved. We can help with a legal separation if this is the case.
In certain circumstances, a party may be able to seek an annulment if there are circumstances that led to a party being fraudulently induced into entering a marriage.
Family Law
Unfortunately, there are times when a marriage is irretrievably broken and a divorce is the only option. We can help with your uncontested, contested, simple or complex divorce case.
Collaborative Law/Mediation
If you are looking for an amicable resolution to your divorce or family law matter, we have attorneys who can help you with a collaborative family law case or mediation.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
These agreements help couples make critical decisions about their relationships, just in case. While prenuptial agreements are drafted before a marriage, postnuptial agreements are drafted during the marriage, usually when circumstances change.
Paternity Law/Mediation
With approximately forty-percent of all children being born out of wedlock, we represent numerous unmarried parents in child custody and child support disputes. These cases are the twenty-first century divorce and extremely common.
Guardianships and conservatorships
We also represent clients in matters of guardianships and conservatorships, helping them protect the people they love — especially when those people can no longer care for themselves. Our work in this area often involves people facing physical and mental illnesses, alcoholism and addiction.
Surrogacy Agreements
We can help clients negotiate surrogacy agreements, drafting and executing all related documents as well as resolving any conflicts that may arise.
Step-parent adoption
We represent parents in step-parent adoptions, which usually occur when a parent marries or remarries after the birth of a biological child. Step-parent adoptions help bring families closer together by creating a solid family unit.
Name Change
If you are seeking to legally change your name, we can help.
Orders of Protection
We can help you in legal proceedings involving restraining orders.
We are honored to represent clients who wish to adopt a child into their family.
Minor emancipation
In some cases, minors do best when they are given the rights and responsibilities of adults. We assist in minor emancipation, representing both teens and their parents.
Grandparents' rights
Lawyers at our firm also handle grandparents' rights issues such as child custody, guardianship and grandparent adoption.
We represent parties in appeals of adverse family court judgments, including divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance and grandparent visitation.
Child Support
We represent clients in matters involving child support.
Child Custody
We represent parents in child custody disputes.
Juvenile Matters
We represent parties in juvenile matters involving the Division of Family Law Services.
We assist clients in modifying prior child custody and child support judgments when the facts call for it.
We help clients in contempt of court matters as well as family access motions.
Military Divorce
We are proud to represent service members in divorce and family law matters.
Serving the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita, Topeka, Tulsa and Beyond in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma

From our webpage, you can also read articles about family law, view informational videos, seminar videos, listen to our podcast, download our mobile application or view support calculators for MissouriIllinois and Kansas.

If you are looking to find and hire a child custody lawyer, contact us online or by phone to schedule a consultation at any of our convenient locations.


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120 S. Central Avenue, Suite 450

St. Louis (Clayton), Missouri 63105

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