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Your Family and future

Chicago Family Law Office

Personalized Legal Counsel From Experienced Chicago Family Law Attorneys

Every divorce is different. That’s why the lawyers at Blacha Law Office in Chicago create legal strategies that are tailored to each client’s unique objectives and needs.

We eschew cookie-cutter approaches to the important decisions that must be made when ending a marriage or a nonmarital relationship in which there are minor children. The decisions regarding child custody and parenting plans, child support, the division of marital property and spousal maintenance will have significant impact on the look and feel of the next phase of your life.

We will take the time to listen to your concerns, understand your priorities and develop a legal strategy designed to achieve your goals.

The lawyer you work with in divorce can have a great impact not only on the outcome, but on how you navigate through the process. We aim to remove the stress that is commonly associated with divorce, while making sure we protect your interests at every turn. We aim to reach agreement on as much as possible through negotiation, but our attorneys are always ready to litigate if a fair offer is not on the table.

From the free consultation through the resolution of your case, we will emphasize clear and timely communication. We will explain all options and encourage your participation in the decision-making process.

Experience That Makes A Difference

Attorney Monika Blacha has practiced law since 1999. She is a certified divorce mediator who founded her own firm in 2012 to offer the type of personalized legal counsel that large firms struggle to provide. This personal attention and focus on details is welcomed by our clients, who are concerned about critical elements of their lives, such as parenting and the division of marital property.

We Handle All Family Law Matters

We represent clients in the full scope of family law matters. This includes:

  • Divorce
  • Collaborative divorce
  • Child support
  • Child custody and parenting plans
  • Division of marital property
  • Spousal support/maintenance
  • Paternity
  • Post-decree modifications
  • Relocation with a child
  • Enforcement of orders
  • Orders of protection
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Adoptions

Also Assisting With Estate Planning And Probate

We also help individuals in Chicago and surrounding communities create comprehensive estate plans and navigate the estate administration process. This is another area where our personal approach is important to accomplishing client objectives. We help individuals create or update comprehensive estate plans, including wills, trusts and powers of attorney for medical and financial decisions.

If a loved one has died, we can assist with probate, providing you with guidance regarding administration of the estate and offering insights on tax matters. We assist with notification of heirs and creditors. We also represent clients in will disputes and breach of fiduciary responsibility claims.

Representing Clients In Chicago And Surrounding Communities

We represent clients throughout Cook County, as well as DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will counties. To schedule a consultation, call 630-283-1987 or use the online contact form on this website.


Blacha Law Office, LLC
22 W. Washington Street
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60602


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