RUSSELL D. KNIGHT
DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO
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Why Hire Our Chicago Divorce & Family Law Firm
Contact our office for a no-charge confidential consultation to discuss your potential legal options. We have broad experience in divorce/family legal matters. When you talk with us, you know we’ll apply that experience and knowledge to your problem.
Russell Knight and his staff have extensive trial experience and are eager to take matters to hearing in front of a judge when required. While informed, aggressive negotiation is an important strategy, your lawyer should be comfortable advocating for you in open court.
Fluent in Spanish & French
Russell Knight and all his staff are fluent in Spanish. We can speak with you in person, on the phone or via written correspondence in your native language.
Russell Knight y todo su personal hablan español. Podemos hablar con usted en persona, por teléfono o a través de correspondencia escrita en su idioma natal. Russell, raised in Canada, also speaks French.
Russell D. Knight
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Why you should hire us!
We are a Chicago, Illinois family law firm that has processed and litigated over a thousand of divorces.
Personal attention from attorneys and professional staff. Dedicated to your family’s interests in this trying time.
Family Is First
We provide the guidance you need in providing for your children’s needs during and after the divorce process.
Whether by phone or in person, we always offer an initial consultation at no cost.
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Family Law Is What We Do
Family Law refers to Illinois law, rules, regulations, and court procedures involving the family unit when that unit comes under the purview of the courts. Additionally, there are local Cook County and Chicago court rules that govern Family Law. We at the Law Office of Russell D. Knight value your family as it exists now and will exist in the future. Most family law matters need the attention of a conscientious, skilled attorney who can successfully process your divorce and/or child custody matter.
How We Charge
There are always upwards of 5 people employed in our Chicago, Illinois office. The rates are as follows
- $ 325 an hour for Russell Knight.
- $ 300 an hour for associate attorneys or co-counsels.
- $ 125 an hour for paralegals
These labor rates are accounted for on a six minute basis and are explicitly explained within the invoices that are distributed.
Effective July 1, 2017, courts in the State of Illinois implemented changes to how child support is to be calculated. Child support obligations will be calculated using “Income Shares Method”.
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