Maryville, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Attorneys in Madison County

Maryville, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Attorneys in Madison County

Fathers’ Rights Attorneys in Maryville, Illinois in Madison County (representing clients in the courthouse in Edwardsville, IL)

In Illinois, it can still be a tough road for fathers. However, at Stange Law Firm, PC, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of fathers in Maryville, Illinois, and throughout Madison County. Our top priority in family law cases is children. We want to help parents and kids have healthy relationships with their fathers. We recognize that while attitudes are slowly changing in Illinois, fathers still face uphill battles in Illinois courts if they are seeking a fifty-fifty custody plan. However, we provide the skilled, passionate representation dads need.

We have multiple attorneys at our firm who have received awards for their practice in divorce and family law. Founding Partner Kirk Stange has been named a Super Lawyers Honoree along with other partners within Stange Law Firm, PC. You can read about other attorneys awards in their individual biographies.

To speak to a Maryville fathers’ rights attorney about child custody or any other family law issue, call us at 618-307-7100 or contact our law firm online.

You can also obtain more information at our Fathers’ Rights Blog.

You can also obtain more information about the Madison County Family Law by going to the following links:

  • Madison County Divorce Forms: Looking for some of the Madison County divorce forms? Click here.
  • Directions to Madison County Courthouse: If you’re in need of directions to the Madison County courthouse this link has all the information you need!
  • Madison County Local Court Rules: Find the Madison County court rules list here.
  • Madison County Forms: This link provides any of the Madison County forms you may be looking for. Take a look here!
  • Illinois Child Support Calculator: Wondering what your child support payments will be in Illinois? This link will take you to a calculator to help you get an estimate on the total cost.

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 the Full Spectrum of Fathers’ Rights Issues in Madison County in Maryville & Maryville, Illinois

Our legal team is dedicated to eliminating the anger and frustration that result from being denied your rights as a dad. We solve a variety of issues for our Madison County clients, 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

Changes to Illinois Family Law

What was called “child custody” in Illinois can now be referred to as “allocation of parental responsibilities.” The Illinois courts can now “allocate” certain important decision making to both of the given individuals. Due to allocating, this will let both parents to be involved when it comes to the major decision making in the child’s life. The areas over which the courts can award decision-making authority are health, education, religion, and extracurricular activities.

Contact a Madison County/Maryville Fathers’ Rights Attorney for a Confidential Consultation

We are here to help fathers establish their rights. When you need to hire a strong Illinois lawyer who will be on your side, call 618-307-7100 or contact our law office online. You can also find out more information about our Maryville Office below:

Madison County (Maryville), IL Office: 618-307-7100 Click to learn more about this location.

25 Professional Park Drive, Suite B, Maryville, Illinois 62062.


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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St. Louis (Clayton), Missouri 63105

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