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Wakenight & Associates, P.C.

1100 Lake Street, Suite 120, Oak Park, IL 60301

DuPage County | 630-852-9700

Mokena | 815-727-6144   Oak Park | 708-848-3159

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B.A. Economics, University of Chicago 1980
J.D. University of Kansas School of Law 1988
Wakenight & Associates, P.C. 2001 - present
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DuPage County Divorce Attorneys

Lawyers for Child Custody, Support and High Conflict Family Law Matters in DuPage, Cook, and Will County

When you are facing the possibility of a divorce or any other family-related legal matter, it is understandable that you might be feeling confused, overwhelmed, and unsure about where to start. At Wakenight & Associates, P.C., we recognize the challenges that come with divorce and family law concerns, and we are equipped to help you manage the avalanche of logistical, spousal, parental, custodial, financial, emotional, and legal issues that may be overwhelming you.

Our skilled divorce and matrimonial law attorneys have more than 95 years of combined legal experience. We have helped many clients throughout the greater Chicago region with their most difficult divorce and family law matters. Let us put our knowledge, experience, and abilities to work for you and your family.

  • Elite Lawyer
  • American Bar Association
  • Better Business Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • West Suburban Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Will County Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
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Getting divorced is rarely easy. Fortunately, you do not need to go through the process alone. At Wakenight & Associates, P.C., our experienced divorce lawyers provide trusted guidance and skilled representation for those in the midst of a divorce. From dividing marital assets to making parenting arrangements for your children, we are equipped to help you negotiate the terms of a divorce settlement that protects your rights and serves your best interests. Our attorneys are also seasoned litigators who will fight on your behalf in the courtroom when necessary.

High-Asset Divorce

Financial issues are often among the most difficult issues of a divorce. This is especially true when one or both spouses have significant wealth or high net worth. At Wakenight & Associates, P.C., we recognize the importance of protecting assets and limiting tax liabilities in a high asset divorce. Our lawyers also understand how substantial assets can affect proceedings for maintenance and child support.

Family Law

In addition to our divorce practice, we also offer representation for a wide range of other family law concerns. The lawyers at Wakenight & Associates, P.C. work on behalf of both mothers and fathers to establish legal paternity for their children. We help fathers petition for parental responsibilities and parenting time. Additionally, we assist grandparents and other third parties in seeking legal rights regarding children in need of a loving home.

Finally, our experienced team can provide the guidance you need when you choose to grow your family through adoption. We handle related adoptions, stepparent adoptions, independent adoptions, and agency adoptions.

Child Custody Conflicts

As a parent, you want what is best for your children, especially following a divorce or breakup. The skilled attorneys at Wakenight & Associates, P.C. are prepared to work closely with you when you are facing a dispute over child custody, now called the allocation of parental responsibilities in Illinois. We will help you create an arrangement that meets your child's need without compromising your parental rights.

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