There are highly personal concepts involved in the area of family law, injecting a considerable amount of emotion into such matters as divorce, care, and support for minor children, adoption, paternity, and similar areas. Cases which are already complicated due to the legal issues become even more difficult when stress and anxiety take over. Without the guidance of a knowledgeable lawyer, you face an uphill battle.
You do not have to face challenging family law matters alone. At Dalmares Law, our lawyers are at your side to tackle the complicated legal issues and give you peace of mind. We have in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in family law, since it has been our firm’s primary focus since our start in 1992. Our attorneys have been serving clients in Cook, Will, DuPage, and Kankakee Counties, and we are here for you.
Because it is our core practice area, our attorneys possess the attention to detail necessary to address all cases under the family law umbrella. We can provide advice and counsel on:
Regarding spousal support, the goal is to achieve a balance between need and income. If one party sacrificed employment or other opportunities to care for children and run the household, a judge may order alimony to accommodate that person’s needs.
Both parents also have a legal obligation to support their children financially, so a noncustodial parent will be ordered to pay child support. The statute includes formulas for calculating the support amount, but this order can be modified when circumstances change.
Our family law practice also includes representation in such areas as:
If you are involved in any type of family law matter, do not put your interests at risk by attempting to represent yourself. Our attorneys at Law Office of Demetrios N Dalmares and Associates Ltd. can help you understand complex legal concepts, so you are in a better position to make informed decisions about your life and loved ones. For more information on to schedule a consultation, please contact our Orland Park, IL office at 708.403.0200 or check out our website to learn more about our legal services.
Demetrios, I cannot thank you enough for you diligence, patience, knowledge, concern and determination to represent my best interest. From the bottom of my heart, you are amazing and thank you for all you have done for me. Robin
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.