• Modifications

    Even after a divorce or other family law issue has been finalized, a parent's or spouse's circumstances may - and often do - change. Circumstances justifying a modification to a support order may include a former spouse's increase … [Continue Reading]

  • Paternity

    Establishing paternity or parentage gives a father certain rights and responsibilities in regard to his child. For instance, paternity is essential to collecting child support, can help a father obtain custody or visitation of his … [Continue Reading]

  • Marital Settlement Agreements

    These agreements can resolve the issues between divorcing spouses without resorting to a judge to make those decisions. Illinois dissolution of marriage laws allow for such agreements to encourage the amicable settlement between … [Continue Reading]

    Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Orders of Protection

    An order of protection is a court order that is designed to stop violent and harassing behavior and to protect you and your family from the abuser. They offer civil legal protection from domestic violence to both men and women … [Continue Reading]

    Orders of Protection
  • Child Support

    Illinois law (750 ILCS 5/505) requires that both parents provide support to their children, including meeting all of the reasonable and necessary physical, mental, and emotional health needs of their children. In general, child … [Continue Reading]

    Child Support
  • Spousal Maintenance & Support

    During a divorce or legal separation, the court may award permanent or temporary spousal support to be paid in a lump sum or over a fixed or indefinite time period. When deciding whether or not to award support, the court … [Continue Reading]

    Spousal Maintenance & Support
  • Unmarried Couples

    The difficulties that married couples encounter in a divorce are often similar to issues that unmarried couples experience during a break-up. The Clinton Law Firm will protect your interests, children, animals and property through … [Continue Reading]

    Unmarried Couples
  • Child Custody & Visitation

    The court generally awards custody and visitation based on what it determines to be in "the best interest of the child." If the parents are able to cooperate in the parenting of their child, joint physical and legal custody may be … [Continue Reading]

    Child Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce

    Our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and the experience needed to efficiently guide you to a resolution of all your divorce issues. We can help you negotiate a … [Continue Reading]

  • Prenups & Post-nuptial Agreements

    Clinton Law Firm attorneys have experience with Prenuptial (premarital or antenuptial) and postnuptial (post-marital) agreements can help preserve a marriage by minimizing the likelihood of disputes before they have a chance to … [Continue Reading]

    Prenups & Post-nuptial Agreements
The Clinton Law Firm approaches your family law needs from the perspective of experienced business litigators. The Clinton Law Firm brings skillful negotiation and top litigation strategies to resolve your case. Clinton Law Firm lawyers understand that while you may be going through a difficult time, you want to move on with your life quickly. That is precisely why they handle your case aggressively from the start, using good economic sense and business etiquette. The attorneys at The Clinton Law Firm have experience with divorce, spousal maintenance and support, child support, custodial issues, orders of protection, marital settlement agreements, pre and post-nuptial agreements, and issues between unmarried couples.