A legal separation or divorce means sharing very private, personal information about your life, marriage and finances with the court. During such a stressful time, you need to be able to trust your attorney and have unwavering confidence in their advocacy. Paul Chatzky has advised families going through similar situations for more than 30 years and we look forward to continuing to provide relief to our clients for many years to come. Although we understand that each client’s experience is unique, we pledge the same compassionate advocacy and dedicated service to you.
When marriage conflicts are irreparable, an experienced divorce lawyer offers strategies that result in the most amicable solution possible for your family. We apply our years of knowledge to every case, integrating family needs with Illinois state law. We work to:
Paul Chatzky applies these guiding principles to provide viable options for you and your family.
Whether you are seeking a legal separation, an uncontested divorce, or you are facing a lengthy divorce negotiation and settlement, we guide you through each step from beginning to end.
We take time in our initial consultation to determine if a negotiated resolution is possible, since that process is faster and less expensive than litigating the case through trial. If we must proceed to trial, however, Mr. Chatzky’s years of experience in Cook & Lake County, IL courts work to your advantage through pretrial conferences and trial representation.
Separating parents from children can be the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. Our family law attorney strives to maintain the integrity of the family during these often tumultuous times. We advocate diligently for your parental rights, and present a solid case for a favorable outcome of your child custody and child support disputes.
Relationships are complex enough, but life circumstances and other factors may affect your role and obligations beyond the divorce settlement itself.
You deserve to have someone on your side who is attentive, compassionate and confident in divorce and family law. Call the Skokie & Northfield Law Offices of Paul Chatzky today at 847-416-1646 or contact our offices online. We will help you through your divorce and on with your future.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Paul Chatzky is fluent in Spanish and English, enabling him to effectively represent a wider range of individuals and families. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and is listed among Illinois Super Lawyers, which is a reflection of his high ethical standards and exceptional legal knowledge. As a…
Prior to joining the firm as a paralegal, Debbie was employed by major banking institutions as a loan processor and as an executive secretary. Debbie was also employed as an administrative assistant for the Board of Jewish Education. Having majored in Sociology, Debbie graduated from the University of Florida in 1980. Debbie completed her studies…