Peoria, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Attorneys in Peoria County

Peoria, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Attorneys in Peoria County

Fathers’ Rights Attorneys Serving Peoria County, Illinois and the Surrounding Areas

In the state of Illinois, it can be a difficult process to ensure that fathers are involved in the lives of their children. The attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC are dedicated to protecting the interests of fathers that are looking have their rights protected. For residents in Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County that are seeking representation with their fathers rights matters, we can help guide them through the process from our nearby divorce and family law office in McLean County in Bloomington, Illinois. In family law litigation, one of the biggest priorities is the health and well-being of the children involved.

We understand that facing these issues can be stressful on fathers, and we are here to help fathers in Peoria, Illinois have meaningful contact with their children. The attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC understand that although attitudes are moving slowly in the right direction, fathers still do face uphill battles in the courtroom in the state of Illinois if they are hoping to establish a visitation plan that is proportionate to that of the mother. Despite these struggles, our attorneys provide the diligent and compassionate representation that dads need when facing difficult family law matters.

The attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC have been recognized for their work in divorce and family law matters as noted in their individual biographies. This includes numerous attorneys with the firm being named “Rising Stars” and “Super Lawyers” Honorees by Super Lawyers Magazine.

If you are in or around Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County and interested in scheduling a confidential initial consultation with our nearby office in Bloomington, Illinois, call us at 309-807-4915 or contact us online today. Interested parties can also find more helpful information at our Fathers’ Rights Blog.


Compassionate Lawyers Serving Peoria County, Illinois

We can assist you in all areas of fathers’ rights matters, 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 the Full Spectrum of Peoria Fathers’ Rights Divorce and Custody Issues in Peoria County, Illinois

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Our legal team of compassionate family law attorneys is dedicated to helping the frustration you may feel as a father going through a child custody matter.


Child Custody Law in Illinois

The term “child custody” in the state of Illinois is now referred to as “allocation of parental responsibilities.” The courts in Illinois now “allocate” the decision making in the child’s life. This allows for both parents to be active and involved in the important decisions that affect the child’s well-being. This is useful is matters where both parents can not communicate well with one another. Courts will award decision-making in areas that include: health, education, religion, and extracurricular activities.


Contact a McLean County, Illinois Fathers’ Rights Attorney Serving Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County For a Consultation

At Stange Law Firm, PC, we are here to help individuals rebuild their lives. This includes helping fathers establish and protect their rights as a parent. If you are in Peoria, Illinois and interested in scheduling a consultation with one of our nearby attorneys in Bloomington, Illinois, contact us online or call us at 309-807-4915 today.

Bloomington, Illinois (McLean County) Office Location: 309-807-4915 | 1012 Ekstam Drive, Suite 4, Bloomington, Illinois, 61704.


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.
Fertility and surrogacy
We can help clients negotiate fertility and 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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