Contested Divorce

Experienced Divorce Attorney

In a contested divorce, both parties hire their own attorney to resolve financial and child-related disputes. Having a qualified lawyer on your side is the first step in ensuring that your divorce won't be longer and more expensive than it needs to be. By means of skilful negotiation, many contested divorces are carried out in a timely and time-efficient manner.

Attorney Robert Schmit takes pride in being able to negotiate beneficial contested divorce agreements for his clients throughout the southwest Chicago suburbs. He has dedicated the past 30 years of his 30 year legal practice solely to family law. To schedule a free initial consultation, e-mail attorney Robert Schmit or call 708-923-6340.

Negotiating to Meet Your Individual Needs

An out-of-court negotiation and settlement is generally the most effective and efficient manner to conduct a contested divorce. Doing so allows you maintain greater control of the proceedings and protects you from having a judge make the decisions that will impact your future.

For lawyers to be successful in negotiation, they must understand their clients' unique needs. Attorney Robert Schmit works on building a rapport with each and every one of his clients. By getting to know his clients well, he can be creative in coming up with multiple solutions in these key areas:

Some cases cannot be adequately resolved in negotiation, so Attorney Robert Schmit is always prepared and capable to represent you at trial.

Contact Robert J. Schmit to schedule a free initial consultation and get the personalized legal care few other firms can match. His Palos Heights office is three blocks west of Harlem Avenue in Lake Katherine. Evening appointments are available upon request.