Palatine Family Law & Divorce Attorneys
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- And other Family Law issues
Choose a Divorce Option that Works for You
There are three basic types of divorce. The first step in obtaining an Illinois divorce is deciding which process is right for you.
- Personal Collaborative Attorney
- Non-adversarial Negotiations
- One Quick Court Appearance at the End
- Shorter Process than Litigation
- More Affordable than Litigation
Divorce Mediationstarting at
- One Court Appearance at the End
- Paperwork Completed for You
- Non-Adversarial Negotiations
- Reduced Stress
- Lowest Costs Divorce
- $1,500-.3,000 per person
- Good during High-Conflict Negotiations
- Personal Litigation Attorney
- Good if Substance Abuse and or Domestic Violence is Present
- Good when Spouse cannot be Found
- Good when Mediation Fails or is not an Option
How We Help Clients
About Sterling Hughes, LLC
At Sterling Hughes, our Palatine divorce lawyers aim to help empower clients and help them succeed in every type of family law issue, including alimony, child custody, property division, spousal support, and divorce. As professionals in the field, we empathize with our clients' unique needs and will work with them to create a plan for their goals. Our attorneys' strategy will fulfill – and exceed – your goals and expectations to get the best outcome in your case.
With over 60 years of combined legal experience, our Cook County team will analyze your situation from multiple perspectives to find the best solution for the case. We work constantly to stay current with the most recent changes in family and divorce law to benefit our clients. As a result, our deep legal knowledge has opened important channels of communication with a prolific network of child guardians, court officials, appraisers, and therapists.
When you hire an attorney from Sterling Hughes, you are also hiring a team of professionals to fight for your rights.
You will feel confident with our financial practices, too. Unlike our competitors in Palatine who charge hourly, we let a one-time payment cover all work that we will do on your case, including research, communication, and travel. There will never be any “hidden fees” to surprise you at the conclusion of your case. Our attorneys will be doing their best work for you no matter where you are in the process of your case.
For more information about our experienced attorneys and how we can help you, please give us a call.
Directions to our Offices
Our locations serving family law clients in Palatine, IL:
Chicago Office – Head southeast on US-14 E then turn left to merge onto IL-53 S. After about two miles stay right to take the exit toward Rockford. Merge onto I-90 E by then continue for about 24 miles. Take exit 50B to merge onto W Ohio Street. Turn left onto N Michigan Ave, then take a right on E Pearson Street. Turn left on N Mies Van Der Rohe Way then turn left onto E Chestnut Street for access to the building. We are in the John Hancock Center on the right-hand side. There is a parking garage accessible from the Chestnut Street or Delaware Place sides of the building. The trip is about 31 miles with an estimated drive time of an hour and 10 minutes. Please be aware that this route uses toll roads.
Evanston Office – Head southeast on US-14 E then take a left onto Central Road. Turn right onto Rand Road then take a left on IL-58. Eventually, IL-58 will turn into W Golf Road. Keep following the road (it will turn into Emerson Street) then turn right on Elgin Road/Clark Street. Turn right onto Chicago Ave then another right on Davis Street. Finally, turn right on Orrington Ave. There is public parking available in a parking garage accessible from Orrington Ave and also street level parking on Orrington Ave. The trip is about 20 miles with an estimated drive time of an hour.
Hoffman Estates Office – Head southeast on US-14 E then turn left to merge onto IL-53 S. After about two miles stay right to take the exit toward Rockford. Merge onto I-90 W and follow it for about six miles then take the IL-59 Exit. Go straight to continue on Hoffman Blvd. Turn right on Forbs Ave and our building will be on the right-hand side. There is an ample amount of free parking available in a large parking lot around the building. The trip is about 14 miles with an estimated drive time of 20 minutes. Please be aware that this route uses toll roads.
Schaumburg Office – This location might be the most convenient for you. Head southeast on US-14 E then turn left to merge onto IL-53 S. After about two miles stay right to take the I-90 exit, then stay right again following signs for IL-62/Algonquin Road. Turn right onto IL-62 W/E Algonquin Road. Turn left on Arbor Drive and when the road splits stay right. Turn right on Walden Office Square and our building is on the east side. There is a large, free parking lot available for use in front of the building. The trip is about 5 miles with an estimated drive time of 10 minutes. Please be aware that this route uses toll roads.
Three Simple Steps
Find out how simple the divorce process can be when you work with a law firm that puts you first. Book your consult today!
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