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Why

O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

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Top 3 Qualities to Look for in Your Attorney

Cost-Effective

When we started our firm in the midst of the recession, we learned to survive in a lean environment and pass the savings on to our clients.  As the economy has improved, we have not changed our philosophy.  We are hungry to grow our client base, and so we have intentionally set our rates below what the market will bear.  Our mission is to make each client walk away feeling that they got more value than they paid for.  This is easier to do when we make our prices affordable.

Client-Focused

The secret to our success as a firm is incredibly simple: we build a personal relationship with each of our clients and treat them with the respect that they deserve.  We pride ourselves on our open lines of communication, frequent check-ins with our clients, and our accessibility.  We are here to help you in any way we can, often leveraging our network of resources to assist you with non-legal issues that you may be having.  We are your one-stop problem-solver and trusted adviser.  All attorneys say that they provide excellent client service, but, unlike other attorneys, we practice what we preach.  We make sure every client walks away happy . . . period.

Comprehensive

We are your community law firm.  Our business is built on long-term relationships with our clients.  Our clients have the luxury of building trust over time with one team of attorneys, rather than having to find a new attorney for each different type of matter that arises over the course of their lives.  No one attorney can be an expert at everything.  That is why we have worked hard to assemble a team of attorneys with extensive experience in different areas of expertise.  Our attorneys work together closely to bring our collective experience to bear on any issue that may arise for our clients.

Great at What We Do

Since our business comes entirely from referrals and community involvement, our reputation for quality legal work is our greatest asset . . . and it is extremely important to us.  Each of our attorneys is truly experienced in his or her practice areas, with the highest personal standards of excellence.  We are proud of our reputation in the community, and we did not achieve it by accident.  Our reputation for excellence comes from hard work, continuing education, and an above-and-beyond approach to our clients’ cases.

More information about our Chicago Child Custody Attorneys:

Our Chicago child custody attorneys have the experience, knowledge, and dedication to ensure the interests of you and your children are protected. Our attorneys will be your advocates and aggressively defend your rights during your Chicago child custody matter and ensure you receive the most favorable outcome for your matter.

You Don't Have to Leave Your Home For Your Legal Consultation

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Chicago Child Custody Attorneys

Please contact our friendly Chicago Child Custody Attorneys at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.

O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

1941 N. Elston Ave., Ste. A

Chicago, Illinois 60642

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What to Expect From a Consultation

The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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Further Reading from our Chicago Child Custody Attorneys

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How do Chicago Courts Determine Child Custody Issues?

There are many factors Chicago courts take into account when determining child custody and related issues. In this article, weour Chicago child custody attorneys discuss these factors which include:

  • The wishes of the parents;
  • The wishes of the child;
  • The interactions and the relationships between the parents and the child;
  • The child's adjustment to his or her home, school, and community;
  • The mental and physical health of both the parents and the child;
  • Whether abuse has occurred either to the child or to any other person;
  • Whether the parents have the ability to cooperate;
  • The living situation of the parents; and
  • Whether either of the parents is a sex offender.

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How do Chicago Courts Determine Child Custody Issues?

In this article our Chicago child custody attorneys explain the process of changing parenting time, and custody in Chicago court matters. We discuss:

  • When you can request a change in parenting time
  • How to request a change in custody
  • What happens in a change in custody proceeding

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Court Ordered Parenting Classes in Chicago

In this article, our Chicago custody lawyers explain what court ordered patenting classes are and how they are determined in court proceedings. Parenting classes are mandatory when parents are involved in a court matter where parental time and responsibility is allocated with certain exceptions,, including the best interest of the child and good cause.exceptions for good cause or the best interest of the child. We discuss the purpose of court ordered parenting classes, and also which classes are approved for the court.

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