- Child Custody
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About Katie VanDeusen
(also known as Katie C. VanDeusen, Katie Colleen VanDeusen, Katie C. Galanes, Katie Colleen Galanes)
Katie knows divorce isn't easy. Where many shut themselves off to their client's emotional state, Katie chooses to fully engage instead.
“I understand that these are very difficult times, so I try to come up with a plan to help you move forward with the next step in your life in the most amicable way possible. I try to be a listener and take into account peoples' goals and concerns as it relates to their particular case.” – Attorney Katie VanDeusen
Her empathy and compassionate style makes her a fierce and effective presence in the courtroom. Every day, Katie uses her unique perspective and strong work ethic to provide a fresh perspective for her clients.
No matter what brings you to her office, you can always expect patient guidance and thoughtful advice throughout the process. But in addition, Katie will take guidance from you: her client's goals and concerns shape how she approaches each case.
She's happy to provide helpful advice, both legally and confidentially. With Katie, you always know she's looking out for your best interests.
No family law issue is too challenging – attorney Katie VanDeusen is skilled in handling divorce, child support, paternity, resolution of parenting responsibilities, asset evaluations, and any other problem you might run into. Additionally, she is adept at handling post-decree issues such as college contributions or modifications to existing support.
Detail-oriented and passionate, no stone will be left unturned when Katie is on your side. Whether you're facing a divorce for the first time, or need help enforcing orders you'll be in good hands.
Awards & Accolades
Managing Partner Katie VanDeusen was selected to the 2021 Illinois Rising Stars list. Katie has received this honor each year since 2018! This accolade is presented to outstanding, up-and-coming lawyers who are either under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Attorneys are selected by the Super Lawyers research team based on statewide surveys, peer and third-party nominations, and professional achievements. This is a huge honor — only 2.5% of Illinois attorneys receive this prestigious recognition each year.
An active member of the community, Katie knows the western suburbs well and grew up in Wheaton, Illinois.
Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending her free time relaxing and having fun with family and friends. She also loves running and staying active, completing her first half marathon in 2015.
Honors & Awards
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