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 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 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.

“ 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

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?"

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

Can I even afford to move out or pay support?

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

What about the kids?

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 for 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. 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 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 Illinois.

Family law proceedings need the attention of a conscientious, experienced divorce attorney who can successfully process your divorce and/or parenting matter.

Let's have that conversation.

Let's spend a few minutes on the phone. 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 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.

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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.”

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Tracing and Commingling Assets In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | October 24, 2020
Tracing assets in an Illinois divorce

Almost all states allow property brought into the marriage to remain non-marital. Thus, divorce law allows the person who brought the property into the marriage to take that property out at the end of the divorce. Illinois is no exception.  The rules for determining what assets have remained non-marital throughout the course of a marriage…

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Who Pays The Mortgage During An Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | October 20, 2020
Mortgage During Illinois Divorce

Mortgages typically consume 25 to 33 percent of a household’s total income. A mortgage is usually a household’s biggest expense. Additionally, mortgages are usually tied to a household’s biggest asset, the marital home. Failure to pay a mortgage means a married couple’s biggest asset is at risk of foreclosure. For all these reasons, the mortgage…

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Pregnancy And Divorce In Illinois

By Russell Knight | October 17, 2020
Divorcing while pregnant in Illinois

Children are a blessing…but sometimes their timing is way off. When you’re going through a divorce and you get pregnant or your spouse gets pregnant, your divorce gets a lot more complicated.  Still, that baby is coming and can be dealt with in your Illinois divorce. In Illinois the law doesn’t say much about pregnancy…

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Contempt In An Illinois Divorce Case

By Russell Knight | October 12, 2020
Contempt Of Court In Illinois

If you do something wrong in a court case, you could be held in contempt of court.  What is contempt in an Illinois divorce case? The definition of contempt is broad. “The act of demeaning the court, preventing justice administration, or disobeying a sentence of the court.” Black’s Law Dictionary (10th ed. 2014) In Illinois courts…

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