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The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd. Devotes its practice to matrimonial, paternity and custody law representing primarily fathers.

Jeffery M. Leving received his Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1979. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jeffery Leving has been named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio™ and selected by his peers as one of Illinois' top attorneys.

His professional associations include the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, th...

The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd. Devotes its practice to matrimonial, paternity and custody law representing primarily fathers.

Jeffery M. Leving received his Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1979. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jeffery Leving has been named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio™ and selected by his peers as one of Illinois' top attorneys.

His professional associations include the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, the McHenry County Bar Association, the Kane County Bar Association, the LaSalle County Bar Association, the Federal Trial Bar, and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers.

He is the author of Fathers' Rights: Hard-Hitting & Fair Advice for Every Father Involved in a Custody Dispute (Basic Books) and Divorce Wars: A Field Guide to the Winning Tactics, Preemptive Strikes, and Most Maneuvers When Divorce Gets Ugly (HarperCollins).

Mr. Leving has a newly released book, How to be a Good Divorced Dad: Being the Best Parent you Can Be Before, During, and After the Break-Up (Jossy-Bass,) which garnered an endorsement from Francis Cardinal George of the Archdiocese of Chicago, who said "This is a pain-filled book that offers good advice about how to preserve a family born of a marriage that has failed. It's a book that is, unfortunately, more and more needed."

Mr. Leving's accomplishments include co-authorship of the Illinois Virtual Visitation, Right to DNA Testing Notice, and Unlawful Visitation or Parenting Time Interference Laws as well as the Illinois Joint Custody Law. He has also delivered testimony before both branches of the Illinois Legislature on Joint Custody, Grandparent's Visitation and Child Support Accountability bills.

Mr. Leving has lectured locally and nationally on family law issues. His firm concentrates in Matrimonial and Family Law where he leads a team of highly skilled and leading litigators. Mr. Leving received the Recognition and Commendation Award for Meritorious Service to the Public and Legal Community from the Illinois State Bar Association and the coveted "Protection of the Family" award from the Illinois State Crime Commission.

Jeffery M. Leving was chosen by the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partner lawyerships to provide expert input in the first Town Hall Meeting on Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families in Chicago and recently met with President Obama in Washington, D.C. to discuss critical issues facing the nation.

Leving was honored with the 2012 Professional Achievement Award from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law for outstanding achievement in the legal profession and bringing distinction to himself as well as credit to the university.

On April 26, 2012, the Illinois House of Representatives honored Leving by adopting Resolution No. 995 "for his work in safeguarding the rights of fathers and protecting the welfare of children and families in this State" and for his "hard work, integrity, and dedication for the people of the State of Illinois." The Illinois House of Representatives resolved that Leving be presented with a copy of this Resolution "as a symbol of our esteem and respect."


Practise Areas

  • Family Law
  • Matrimonial Litigation
  • Sophisticated Financial Discovery
  • Analysis
  • Tax Considerations
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Negotiation
  • Mediation
  • Father's Custody
  • Visitation Trials
  • Appellate Practice
  • Interstate
  • Intrastate Litigation
  • International Child Abduction Cases
  • Father's Rights
  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Community Property Law
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Domestic Partner lawyerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • International Family Law
  • Interstate Support
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Palimony
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce

Other Details

Year Established
1981
Firm Size
18
Credit Cards Accepted

Office Information

Website: http://www.dadsrights.com

Law Company Address:

Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd. 19 South La Salle Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60603
U.S.A.

Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd.



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Law Company Address: Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd. 19 South La Salle Street, Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60603 U.S.A.

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