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Matt Shaw attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and graduated from Illinois College, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983. He continued his schooling at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1986, and have become an authorized legal professional in Illinois on November 6, 1986.

Having formerly practiced in wellknown and family regulation practices, and having served as the child assist legal professional for Kane County Circuit Court Clerks Office from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Shaw opened his own regulation practice concentrating in family regulation in 1991. In 2000, he co-based the regulation corporation of Shaw, Jacobs, Goostree & Associates, P.C. in St. Charles,…

Matt Shaw attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and graduated from Illinois College, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983. He persevered his training on the Northern Illinois University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate diploma in 1986, and became a licensed legal professional in Illinois on November 6, 1986.

Having previously practiced in widespread and family regulation practices, and having served as the kid assist legal professional for Kane County Circuit Court Clerks Office from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Shaw opened his personal regulation exercise concentrating in own family regulation in 1991. In 2000, he co-based the regulation corporation of Shaw, Jacobs, Goostree & Associates, P.C. in St. Charles, Illinois, which focused its practice in own family regulation, inclusive of dissolution of marriage, monetary problems, and custody litigation. In 2016, Matt reopened his own regulation corporation Shaw Family Law, P.C.

Mr. Shaw has been a criminal writer and lecturer for decades, and has served on circle of relatives regulation committees which includes the ISBA Family Law Section Council (having first served in 1991). He has authored and posted articles within the ISBA Family Law Newsletter and authored the first bankruptcy of the Illinois Family Law Handbook. He has provided at own family law seminars during the united states. On behalf of the ISBA Family Law Section Council Custody Subcommittee, he testified in Springfield earlier than Illinois Supreme Court Custody Committee regarding proposed custody rules on March 28, 2003.

With a verified tune report of success representing guys, girls, and children in Illinois courts, Mr. Shaw has considerable courtroom and trial experience. He has additionally served as a Mediator and Guardian advert Litem in Family Law instances, and has resolved severa cases out of doors of court docket.

He has been interviewed on family law topics on each tv and radio, and has volunteered his time at divorce guide corporations. Mr. Shaw continues to serve as an attorney presenter at Kids in a Divorcing Society (KIDS) circle of relatives court docket software for mother and father (seeing that 1993), and turned into the Co-Chair of the Kane County Family Law Committee. He and his firm additionally guide diverse legal carrier groups that serve the ones in want.

Certifications:

- Mediator

- Guardian advert Litem, Family Law

Honors and Awards:

- Distinguished BV Rating, , 2013-2014

- Leading West Suburban Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, 2013-2018

- 10.0 Superb Rating, Avvo

Professional Memberships and Associations:

- Illinois State Bar Association

-- Family Law Section Counsel Co-Chair

-- Family Law Section Council Custody Subcommittee, 2002-2003

- Kane County Bar Association

-- Chair, Family Law Committee, 2008-2009

- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

- American Bar Association

- DuPage County Bar Association

- Illinois Family Support Enforcement Association

- America Trial Lawyers Association, Past Member

Publications and Presentations:

- Maintenance Review: Jurisdiction, Procedure, Statutory Standards and Factors, Strategies for Family Law in Illinois, Aspatore Publication (Thompson Reuters), 2015 Edition

- Chapter One, Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook, Author, 1995 and 2011

- The Family Law Lawyer Column, Kane County Bar Association Brief

-- Maintenance: 'Til Death do us Part?

-- Dissipation: When Does it Begin to Begin?

-- Maintenance: Payable upon Death? Tax-free?

-- Does More Parenting Time Justify Less Child Support?

-- Commingling Non-Marital and Marital Property: Reimbursement for Contributions?

-- Ever Read the Mental Health and Development Disabilities Confidentiality Act?

-- Are Vacation Days Marital Property?

-- UIFSA: Modifying Out of State Child SupportInterest on Unpaid Child Support: Mandatory?

-- Holiday Stress and Family Law

- Family Law Newsletter, Illinois State Bar Association

-- An Introductory Overview of Jurisdictional Requirements under the IMDMA and UCCJA

-- Supreme Court Interprets Dissipation

-- Pre-nuptial Agreements

-- Interpreting "Prior Obligations"

-- Transfer of Marital Residence Found Fraudulent via Bankruptcy Court

- Finances Important to Many Post-Recession Couples, Daily Chronicle, Feature Story, July 2014

- Case Study: Plano Dad's Child Support Payment Problems a Family Affair, Aurora Beacon News, Feature Story, June 2014

- Forming Families: St. Charles Adoption Attorney Shares His Story of Bringing Families Together, Kane County Magazine, Feature Story, November 2011

- Family Law Seminars, Kane County Bar Association, 1988-2011

- Negotiating/Drafting Maintenance Provisions, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 22, 2007

- Commingled and Transmuted Property, Chicago, Illinois, September 21, 2006

- Evidence: Turning a Witness, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 9, 2005

- Ethical Dilemmas for the Family Law Practitioner, Bloomington, Illinois, March 1, 2004

- Custody Changes: What are Your Odds?, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 15, 2003

- Hot Tips for Custody Litigation, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 21, 2000

- Ethical Problems of the Divorce Practice, Peoria, Illinois, October 12, 1994

- Organizing a Small Divorce Office: The Business of Law (panel dialogue), Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 25, 1993

- Custody Evaluations below Illinois Supreme Court Rule 215 (a) and (d) and IMDMA 604 and 605, Chicago, Illinois, December 4, 1992

- Jurisdiction, St. Louis, Missouri, June 28, 1991

- Child Support, Panelist, Springfield, Illinois

Practise Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Alimony / Maintenance
  • Child Custody & Parental Allocation of Responsibility
  • Parenting Agreements
  • Child Support
  • High Income Child Support and Deviations
  • College Expenses
  • Allocation of Debt
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Business Valuations
  • Forensic Accounting and Hidden Assets
  • The Stay at Home Parent and Divorce
  • Post-Divorce Modifications
  • Post-Divorce Enforcement and Contempt of Court
  • Orders for Withholding, Garnishments, and Arrearages
  • Property Division
  • Retirement Assets in Divorce
  • Pension Valuations and QDROs
  • Relocation of Custodial Parent and Child
  • Tax Implications of Divorce
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation and Parenting Time
  • Adoption
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection
  • Legal Separation
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Other Details

Law Firm Position

Member

Admission Info

Admitted in 1986, Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Start on the Faculty of Law
Northern Illinois University

Class of 1986
J.D.

University Attended

Illinois College
Class of 1983
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Date and City

Born in 1960
Illinois, September 4, 1960

Associations & Memberships
Illinois State Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section Counsel, 1991—
Co-chair, Family Law Section Council Custody subcommittee, 2002-2003)
Kane County Bar Association (Chair, Family Law Committee, 2008-2009).
Languages
English

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555 S. Randall Road, Suite 105
St. Charles, IL  60174
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