Lake and McHenry County Family Law Lawyer

Taking a Personalized Approach to Illinois Divorce

For many people, going through divorce can take a long time. It is rarely easy to come to agreements about how to divide property, much less how to create a fair child custody arrangement. This is why your divorce lawyer needs to help you reach agreements that meet your needs right now and in the future.

I - attorney Karen M. Lavin - take a comprehensive view of family law cases. With over 30 years of legal experience in Illinois, I will work with you to establish temporary, immediate arrangements and negotiate long-term solutions in your divorce.

Meeting All of Your Needs During Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful situations my clients ever face. My job is to make the process as painless as possible. We will look at your entire situation and develop realistic solutions regarding every aspect of your divorce, including:

  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Spousal maintenance (also called alimony)
  • Property and debt division

I will guide you thorough every part of the divorce process. We will work together to reach a temporary agreement outlining how bills will be paid, when each parent will spend time with the children and other important issues while the divorce is pending.

From there, I will give you a realistic idea of what to expect in terms of a final outcome. I will represent you in mediation and work to reach an agreement that meets your needs. However, if we need to bring your case before a judge, I will zealously protect your interests in litigation.

Call 815-261-4894 or contact me online to schedule a complimentary 30 minute consultation. We will talk through the issues involved in your divorce, and I will give you a realistic idea of what you can expect in the weeks and months to come.