The Law Offices of Michael F. Roe
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Michael Roe is one of the few lawyers nationwide with experience in high conflict divorce and custody cases involving psychological disorders. His experience has been detailed in the Chicago Tribune, New York Post, and on television and radio. He has been a founder of a personality disorders nonprofit, and a director of a national single parent's organization. He has a unique, informed, and sensitive approach to complex issues raised in contested Family Law cases.

Our law and dispute resolution practice is focused on complex divorce and custody cases, domestic violence, parentage (paternity) cases, and post decree support and custody modification. Many of the office's cases include issues of contested child custody, property division, restoring visitation with children, modification of support, prosecuting or defending Orders of Protection, and domestic battery cases.

Michael Roe has specific experience and expertise in divorce trial practice, divorce mediation, and Collaborative (no-court, non-litigated) Family Law. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, is a court certified mediator and child's representative, and continues to be recognized as an expert and resource in the area of psychology and family law. He is actively involved in Alternative Dispute Resolution in the field of Family Law.

Illinois Divorce Law Blog

  • Kane County Divorce: Approaches to Healing: the Unexpected Divorce One aspect of my practice is helping my clients manage what can be one of the biggest traumas in life....an unexpected divorce. As a divorce and child ....
  • I reviewed an interesting article this morning on men, and how men fare in society in light of divorce and changing roles in life in a man's middle ....
  • Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Abuse and Neglect: Healing In my work in Divorce and Custody Law, I have been involved, as well, with a number of Abuse and Neglect cases in Juvenile Court. Some of these cases ....
  • As part of my law practice, I track interesting articles relating to BPD and NPD. My clients are often benefited by having some coaching about these ....