Cook County Child Custody Attorneys

Serving Chicago & Chicagoland including Cook, Will, DuPage & Lake Counties

Attorneys never turn down cases, or so the stereotype has it. But at The Walters Law Group, Ltd., we frequently decline to take child custody or visitation cases that appear to be malicious or do not have the best interests of children at heart.

Contested Child Custody Litigation

If child custody and visitation agreements cannot be reached between you and the other parent, you may need to become more aggressive to ensure that the best interests of your children are addressed.

To do this, the court will refer parents to mediation, whether private or through county sponsored services. They may further appoint an attorney, called a Child Representative, or a Guardian ad litem, to represent what they believe to be in the child’s best interests. If taken further, the Court can appoint specialists in the field of child psychology as expert witnesses in a contested custody or visitation case.

Given our experience, we can best help you understand and prepare for these very important, and potentially life altering evaluations. We know what they mean. We know how they are used. We know how to best represent your interests, and how to meet those of your children.

Child-Centered Chicago Visitation Rights Lawyers

In addressing custody issues, the rule is that no two situations are the same. Some problems can be resolved via mediation, or a collaborative negotiation. Then there are situations that can only be resolved through litigation. At The Walters Law Group we are adept at all of these approaches. Just like the court, we are alert to the child’s best interests, in both custody and visitation.

Cook County Child Custody Lawyers Perform Many Services

Custody issues often flow into other issues, and we work with clients to address these as well. Among them:

~Modifications to divorce decrees
~Enforcement of divorce decrees
~Adoptions
~Grandparents’ rights
~Relocation and removal
~Orders for protection, in cases where the child may be in danger

Timely Child Custody Modification

At The Walters Law Group, we meet, we listen and we take assertive action to resolve your custody and visitation issues. Attorney Todd Walters is the father of two, with a background in Psychology. He understands the needs of children and he is committed to seeking what is best for them.

Caught up in a child custody struggle? Contact the Cook County child custody lawyers at The Walters Law Group, Ltd., in Palos Park and Chicago  at 708-361-9700 or 312-806-6700.