Illinois has enacted many complex family law statutes regarding such issues as divorce, child custody and support, paternity, and adoption, but these matters are challenging for additional reasons. Emotions like stress and uncertainty often cloud cases where personal relationships are at the center of a dispute. Without the assistance of a qualified legal advocate to offer advice and counsel, you put your legal rights at risk.
At Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd., it is the goal of our lawyers to provide effective, knowledgeable representation in all types of family law case. Whether your case is a simplified, agreeable matter or a hotly contested court battle, we make your concerns our concerns. We have been representing clients in Cook, Will, DuPage, and Kankakee Counties since 1992, so you get peace of mind knowing that we are committed to protecting your rights.
Our firm’s core concentration is family law, so our lawyers have the skills and attention to detail necessary to effectively represent you in all related practice areas. We provide legal services regarding:
The objective of spousal support, commonly termed alimony, is to fairly balance one spouse’s need and the other’s income. Where one party sacrificed opportunities to contribute to the marital household, a judge may order reasonable alimony.
Regardless of marriage, parents have a legal obligation to support their children financially. A noncustodial parent is generally ordered to pay child support, and the amount is determined by statutory formulas and other factors. A child support order may be subject to modification based upon a change in circumstances.
We are also proud to advise our clients on such matters as:
Family law matters are highly personal and affect the people you love the most, and you can trust our experienced lawyers at Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. to represent your interests. Family law is what we do, so our attorneys have amassed significant experience and knowledge to take on all types of cases. To schedule a free consultation, please contact our Orland Park, IL office at 708.403.0200 or check out our website.
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With Demetrios, you don't have to worry about anything. He knows what he's doing. I have two lawyers before him. It was a long case and messed up for 2 years. Since Demetrios took my case, he finished it in a couple of months. He is very organized and smart, and he will take you through that very smooth process. Thank you so much Demetrios, I owe you a lot.
Demetrios Dalmares is a very good attorney. He did a great job in assisting me through my divorce. This is the attorney who will get the job done!
Demetrios has helped me through a very difficult time in my life. He is not intimidated by increased levels of challenges. He has been able to adapt to my unique circumstances and get over every hurdle with confidence. He's intelligent, kind and a good listener. I wholeheartedly recommend Demetrios and his excellent staff to all my family and friends. I assure you that his commitment to helping others is reassuring, and I hope it sets your mind at ease.
Mr. Dalmares was great to work with. He walked me through the process and kept me updated on any updates that had occurred. Highly recommended!
Thank you, Demetrios, for your tenacity, attentiveness and patience in working with me in finalizing my divorce. God Bless
5-star team, very helpful, very friendly, punctual. Hired for a paternity case and was very pleased with the outcome. Demetrios is great; I highly recommend!
I recommend Demetrios Dalmares with the highest praise as a divorce attorney. My divorce was settled quickly and without any unnecessary drama. I was updated regularly regarding the progress of my case. He was extremely knowledgeable, diligent and persistent. Demetrios Dalmares was clearly working in my best interest and the best interest of my three children. He is definitely the attorney you want on your side when going through a divorce. I cannot thank or recommend him enough!
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Husband: Couple shared ownership in a business, resulting in complex property division issues. After investigation of the couple’s financial history, our client received a much more equitable divorce agreement than what was originally offered.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Mother: Father became aggressive and violent toward Mother during their separation, prompting her to seek full custody of their children. At trial, the court granted Father supervised parenting time only and Mother was awarded child support.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Husband: Couple had been locked in a contentious divorce for nearly three years and changed lawyers several times. Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. provided the experience and organization needed to resolve the case within months, avoiding a trial for our client.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Wife: Wife left a successful career to raise children. When Husband denied spousal support based on Wife’s previous earnings, Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. countered with evidence that retraining was needed, and our client was awarded spousal support.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Wife: Husband tried to intimidate Wife into a divorce settlement that heavily favored his interests by drawing out the case. Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Wife through trial, where she received an equitable share of marital assets.
In a case where Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. represented Father: Mother began cohabitating with a new partner who made significantly more than our client. Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. successfully demonstrated that the new relationship justified a modification and obtained a favorable outcome through negotiation.