RUSSELL D. KNIGHT
CHICAGO DIVORCE LAWYER

The Law Office of Russell D. Knight is a family law and divorce law firm dedicated to guiding clients through their divorces both in and out of the courtroom. At the Law Office of Russell D. Knight, our team of divorce lawyers provide a personal level of service that will help put you back in control. We will discuss all of your legal options and give you an honest assessment of what is required for your divorce case. Contact our office today for a 100% free consultation with a Chicago divorce lawyer.

RUSSELL D. KNIGHT
CHICAGO DIVORCE LAWYER

The Law Office of Russell D. Knight is a family law and divorce law firm dedicated to guiding clients through their divorce both in and out of the courtroom. At the Law Office of Russell D. Knight, our divorce lawyers provide the legal counsel that will put you back in control. We will discuss all of your legal options and give you an honest assessment of your divorce case and your family's future. Contact our office today for a 100% free consultation with a Chicago divorce lawyer.

Contact Us at (773) 334-6311 to schedule a FREE no-obligation consultation today (in full compliance with our privacy policy).

Something major is happening…

Something major is happening in your marriage and life. You may be asking yourself, "Do I really want to divorce my spouse? Do I want a legal separation?"

Should I take action or wait? How do I respond? How do I find help?

Can I even afford to move out or pay support?

What are my rights? What are my responsibilities? How does divorce and legal separation work in Illinois?

What about the kids?

Visitation?

Am I going to be okay?

What will happen with the house?

How much am I going to have to pay?

What about the kids?

Am I going to be okay?

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What will happen with the house?

How much am I going to have to pay?

Our Promise to You

We'll guide you to the best solution possible and always put your kids first.

Experience

Russell D. Knight has been divorcing people in Chicago, IL since 2006. We are Chicagoland area Illinois divorce attorneys who have crafted prenuptial, postnuptial and other divorce agreements and/or litigated over a thousand divorces and parentage actions.

Client Focus

Personal attention from family law attorneys and professional staff. Each client has a dedicated paralegal and attorney assigned to their divorce case for complete representation. Whether it is complex financial issues or high conflict parenting/visitation matters, YOUR best outcome is OUR focus and goal.

Kids and Family First

Above all, we focus on your children — their health, safety and happiness. Your family’s needs during and after the Illinois divorce process are our foremost concern. Whether contested or collaborative, all child custody matters are handled with the children first in mind.

Value and Results

The billable hour system used by Illinois divorce lawyers can be abused. Our invoices – reasonable and crystal clear – reflect our team's time, expenses and commitment to providing value and results gained via offer or litigation for our clients throughout Illinois.

Family law is what we do.

Family Law refers to Illinois law, rules, regulations, and court procedures involving the family unit in the Illinois courts. Additionally, there are Supreme Court and local Cook County court rules that govern Family Law.

Whether it is child support, custody, property division, maintenance (formerly known as alimony) or other spousal support, there is a rule for it...and we know it!

We have a singular obsession with providing insight and understanding into family law and other marital legal issues in the state of Illinois.

Family law proceedings need the attention of a conscientious, experienced divorce attorney who can successfully bring your divorce and/or parenting matter to settlement or trial on your terms.

Let's have that conversation.

Let's spend a few minutes on the phone. Take the first step. After a discussion with advice, candor and privacy, you'll know what to do next. If we are a good partner for you in this journey, our professional relationship can begin.

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Meet Our Chicago Divorce Attorneys

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Russell Knight

Practice Areas / Specialization: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (773) 334-6311

Email: russell@rdklegal.com


BIOGRAPHY: Russell D. Knight has been practicing family law as a Chicago divorce lawyer since 2006. From highly contested paternity issues to mediation and final dissolution of marriage, Russell D. Knight resolves tough cases with sound legal advice while remaining a strong advocate for his client’s interests.

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Rahul Iyer

Practice Areas / Specialization: Divorce and Family Law

Phone: (773) 334-6311

Email: rahul@iyerlawfirm.com


BIOGRAPHY: Rahul has practiced divorce and family law since 2012 in Minnesota and then in Chicago Illinois since 2015. With a well-honed focus on the difficult business and financial aspects of divorce law, Rahul co-counsels all of Russell Knight’s divorce and family law cases in Chicago. Rahul settles cases via contested court order or amicable agreement

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Please schedule a FREE, no-obligation consultation with one of our Chicago divorce and family law attorneys.

Reviews from Our Clients

“I have a strange situation with my driver’s license, and sought advice on how to best handle it. I reached out to a handful of lawyers, virtually ALL of whom brushed me off and essentially told me to just deal with it. All except Russell Knight, that is. He gave me a concrete starting point, took the time to answer all of my questions, and was honest and forthcoming. What more could you ask for in a lawyer?”

“I wish I called sooner. Russel did an outstanding job and got through my case so quickly. He was very responsive. Just give him a call or shoot him a message and he will accommodate you. Very knowledgeable and helpful. I have recommended him to close friends and clients as well. Nothing but good things thank you so much! Ps- free consultation and he speaks Spanish too!”

“Unfortunately I have had to deal with many attorneys over the years. Russell is honest, knowledgeable, experienced, responsible, responsive and aggressive (which is something you definitely want in a lawyer). He gets the job done quickly and unlike many of his colleagues, his fees are reasonable and he doesn’t 'work the clock.' I have been recommending him to anyone looking for a great lawyer.”

Chicago Divorce Lawyer Articles

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Can You Change An Agreement After Mediation In An Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | January 15, 2022
Changing your mind after signing an agreement in an Illinois divorce

Obviously, when a court order is entered with the clerk’s seal and the judge’s signature, any agreement that is memorialized in the order becomes the law of the land. What about the time between when the parties agree…and when the court enters the order? Can an Illinois divorce litigant change their mind in that window…

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Mental Cruelty And Emotional Abuse In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | January 14, 2022
Emotional Abuse In An Illinois Divorce

In the course of a marriage and especially a divorce, one party is going to say cruel and hurtful things to the other party. Sticks and stones might break bones…but words do hurt. Does mental cruelty and/or emotional abuse impact an Illinois divorce? The document which starts a divorce, the summons, warns both parties to…

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Job Diaries In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | January 12, 2022
Job Diary In An Illinois Divorce

In the Bible, the Book of Job is about a man who suffers a series of horrible tests in order to prove that he is worthy. In an Illinois divorce, a job diary is quite similar. When one party in a divorce is unemployed or underemployed, an Illinois divorce hangs in limbo because that party’s…

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Virtual Or Electronic Parenting Time In Illinois

By Russell Knight | January 8, 2022
Electronic Communication With A Child In Illinois

Being apart from one’s children is the worst part of a divorce. Thankfully, modern technology allows for regular phone calls, FaceTime and Zoom between parents and children during the other parent’s parenting time. When is this electronic or virtual parenting time allowed after an Illinois divorce? Virtual/Electronic Communication Between A Child And A Parent Is…

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“ We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.”

— Joseph Campbell