Chicago Divorce and Family Law Attorneys

Ward Family Law, LLC was established to provide clients with access to excellent advocates, negotiators, mediators and experienced litigators. Ms. Ward, the founder of Ward Family Law, LLC, has exclusively practiced matrimonial and family law for 16 years and continues as Adjunct Faculty at The John Marshall Law School teaching family law legal writing to law students since 2005; the legal writing program is ranked #6 in the Country for law school writing programs by US News & World Report (2019). Ms. Ward also had the honor of speaking at the “Leaving a Long-Term Marriage” workshop produced by The Lilac Tree, an Evanston-based not-for-profit resource for women contemplating divorce. She has also provided a matrimonial-related lecture series at The Latin School of Chicago Adult Education Program and on more than one occasion has lent her commentary to Chicago Tribune related publications on family law articles and topics of interest. The classroom, lecturing, publishing and courtroom experience provides clients with well-rounded representation, finesse at settlement negotiation, precise drafting skills and litigation expertise.

Ward Family Law, LLC provides clients with personal, customized representation that facilitates a client’s accessibility to their counsel with informed participation in all aspects of the case. Whether it is settlement negotiation or litigation of the issues, Ward Family Law, LLC has the experience and knowledge to meet any client’s needs. In fact, Ward Family Law, LLC’s client base is primarily from referrals made by former clients and colleagues, reflecting the firm’s ability to meet and exceed client expectations and needs. Ward Family Law, LLC has a five-star rating across multiple online platforms, which also reflects the stellar reputation of the firm.

In keeping up with available technologies and cost-effective representation of clients, Ward Family Law, LLC continues to provides clients with meetings, telephone conferences, secure facsimile transmissions and same-day email replies but further expanded and grew this communication experience for clients that wish to live chat, video teleconference or utilize online court filing. This expansion in how we communicate will allow us to customize the experience for each and every client so that they feel connected to their counsel in whatever communication platform they feel most comfortable, informed and participatory. No matter what communication platforms they choose to utilize, clients will have input and accessibility to their counsel coupled with stellar, cost-effective legal representation, which is invaluable when tackling a very personal and difficult life transition. Ward Family Law, LLC strives for ethical excellence, with sensitivity and effective representation of the client’s needs, while ensuring that a client’s goals and best interests remain the primary objective in reaching the best resolution of the case.

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Implementation of the mandatory e-filing in Domestic Relations Cases as of July 1, 2018.

Supreme Court announces timeline for statewide, mandatory e-filing in civil cases. Filing paper court documents in civil cases will soon be a thing of the past in Illinois.

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The Supreme Court having been advised of sufficient and satisfactory progress toward the mandates contained in the January 22,2016

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