D. SMITH - ATTORNEY AT LAW Practicing Law Since 1980 www.TheIllinoisAttorney.com 2021 Midwest Rd. - Suite 200, Oak Brook, IL. 60523 161 N. Clark St. - Suite 1600, Chicago, IL. 60601 1800 Nations Dr. - Suite 117, Gurnee, IL. 60031 630-415-8705 CALL ME FOR A FREE TELEPHONE CONSULTATION: MON - FRI FROM 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. & SATURDAY FROM 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. I AM HERE TO HELP YOU. Email: DS@TheIllinoisAttorney.com Fax (312) 264-5507 Family Law (Divorce / Paternity / Custody / Support / Visitation / Alimony) Serving Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County & Lake County, IL. (Case must be filed in the county where one of the parties resides - I do NOT represent parties in any counties other than Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake because I believe that when you hire me I should be the attorney in court with you and I do not want to spread myself too thin because that would not be fair to my other clients.- I am sorry and I hope that you understand.) FREE TELEPHONE CONSULTATION AT (630) 415-8705 No Hidden Charges - My fees include court costs! SIMPLE UNCONTESTED DIVORCE $1,750 - FINAL IN 2 TO 4 WEEKS (INCLUDES ENTRY OF JUDGMENT OF ALLOCATION OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES -REQUIRED WHEN THERE ARE MINOR CHILDREN) Better Business Bureau - A+ Rating Check out my BBB rating at: bbb.org - Search D. Smith - Oak Brook, Illinois PATERNITY KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - CALL ME FOR A FREE CONSULTATION. - PATERNITY IS HARD, LET AN EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU. All attorney's fees include complete legal representation in court. Documents are prepared relating specifically to your case, an attorney explains the documents to you before you sign them and an attorney is with you in court. You are not alone - your attorney is with you every step of the way. Let my 34 years of experience work for you! CALL ME FOR A FREE TELEPHONE CONFERENCE AT (630) 415-8705 TO DISCUSS WHAT SERVICES CAN BE PROVIDED AND THE FEE FOR SAID LEGAL SERVICES. WHEN YOU CALL MY OFFICE YOU TALK TO ME (NOT A PARALEGAL OR SOMEONE JUST OUT OF LAW SCHOOL) AND WHEN YOU GO TO COURT I AM THERE WITH YOU - NOT ANOTHER ATTORNEY (POSSIBLY SOMEONE JUST OUT OF LAW SCHOOL WITH LITTLE OR NO EXPERIENCE). ---------------------------- -- Simple Uncontested Paternity Case: A simple uncontested paternity case is when both parents sign the papers or the other parent is served by personal service (sheriff or special process server) and the other parent does not retain an attorney or contest the paternity case. Retainer fee for an simple uncontested paternity case is $1,750 payable in three (3) installments - $500 when the case is commenced, $500 when the Petition for Finding of Paternity is signed and $750 when the case is to be filed. Payments may be made to the attorney by cash, check, money order or credit card. The $1,500 fee paid to the attorney includes all court costs but does not include the DNA testing fees if required to be paid by the client. Contested Paternity Case or other party has retained an attorney: The minimum retainer fee for a contested paternity case is $5,000. Issues to be Considered in a Paternity Case: Is the mother sure who the father is or does she want a DNA test to verify paternity. Does the father want a DNA test to determine that he is the father. Who will the child / children reside with. Parenting rights of the other parent. Amount of child support - To be paid through an Order of Support with child support being deducted directly from the non-custodial parent's payroll checks. Health insurance coverage on the child of the parties. Which party will pay for medical, dental and optical expenses not covered by insurance. Both party's contribution to the babysitter and daycare expenses of the minor child. Other issues that may relate to a specific case. -------------------------------------------- RETAIN MY LAW FIRM AND BENEFIT FROM MY 37 YEARS OF LEGAL EXPERIENCE - EXPERIENCE COUNTS! Visa / Mastercard / Discover / AMEX Accepted Installment Payment Plans Available. This website does not provide legal advice but instead is meant to give general information and should not be relied upon without seeking competent legal advice relating to your specific situation. What generally may be true may not apply in your case depending upon the specific facts and circumstances involved. Nothing contained in this website is meant to create an attorney-client relationship and no attorney-client relationship is created until a written retainer agreement is executed by the attorney and client and a retainer fee is paid to the attorney. 630-415-8705 D. Smith - © - 2018 TheIllinoisAttorney.com - Experienced Divorce Lawyer - Contested Divorce - Uncontested Divorce - Practicing Law Since 1980