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FAMILY AND DIVORCE LAWYERS WHO PUT CLIENTS FIRST

REINVENTING FAMILY LAW

Leading the way, Peskind Law firm has reinvented family law.

Divorce today is complex, and legal expertise alone is insufficient for people to achieve a successful divorce. Lawyers are trained as courtroom advocates and negotiators, but we are not necessarily experts in financial planning or the emotional challenges of family break up.

While every divorce is different, most involve three types of issues that often intersect:

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Steven N. Peskind, Principal Attorney at Peskind Law Firm and author of the book Divorce in Illinois.

Peskind Law Firm
is a preeminent family and divorce law firm in Illinois that focuses on supporting our clients during a difficult period in their lives. We are based in St. Charles but serve cities throughout the Chicago area, including Wheaton, Geneva, Batavia, Elgin, Aurora, Naperville, Lombard, Hinsdale and surrounding areas. While we primarily work in Kane and DuPage Counties, we selectively handle cases in other parts of the State as well.

With decades of experience as family law attorneys, we understand the needs of clients facing these sensitive issues. At the Peskind Law Firm, we not only work tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for our clients, but we also work to make sure that our clients feel supported each step along the way. We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled levels of communication and professionalism.

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PROFESSIONAL INSIGHT

Meet Our Team

Peskind Law Firm focuses on the legal, financial and emotional needs of our clients by creating a supportive team environment where all apects of the divorce process are addressed. We join forces with our clients to develop a comprehensive action plan for that is specific to each and every case.

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Client Feedback

See what our clients have to say about us. At Peskind Law Firm we always put our clients first. Don’t take it from us.. take it from our happy clients.

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Melissa Rister recently attended the annual conference for Divorce professionals sponsored by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, in Orlando, Florida. The conference was attended by people from all over the US and Canada. Attendees represented a variety of professions; family lawyers, business valuators, CPAs, CDFAs, Financial Planners, mediators, and others serving the divorce community. There were presentations on a variety of divorce related topics including: Dissipation and Fraud, Executive Compensation Issues, QDROs, and Post-Divorce Financial Challenges. ... See MoreSee Less

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Edward Milas recently attended the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The Institute is the preeminent family law trial skills course in the nation. The faculty of the Institute include some of the finest divorce trial lawyers in the country. It also includes respected Judges and law professors. Mr. Peskind has served on the faculty since 2010. The American Bar Association and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy co-sponsor the week long Institute each July. ... See MoreSee Less

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PUBLICATIONS

Divorce In Illinois

Understandable Answers to Your Legal Questions by Steven N. Peskind.

The Family Law Trial Evidence Handbook

Rules and Procedures for Effective Advocacy by Steven N. Peskind.

One Hundred Days Before Trial

A Family Lawyer’s Guide to Preparation and Strategy

The Changing Face of Illinois Family Law...

This essential handbook reveals the much changed face of family law in Illinois.

Annual Divorce Conference

Melissa Rister recently attended the annual conference for Divorce professionals sponsored by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, in Orlando, Florida. The conference was attended by people from all over the US and Canada. Attendees represented a variety of...

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Family Law Trial Institute

Edward Milas recently attended the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The Institute is the preeminent family law trial skills course in the nation. The  faculty of the Institute include some of the finest divorce trial lawyers in the country. It...

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Successful Enforcement of Foreign Custody Order

The Peskind law Firm successfully enforced a Malaysian child custody order. The firm represented a father whose child was removed by her mother from her home in Malaysia. The mother took the child to Pakistan and later to the United States without permission of the...

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