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. Michael Roe 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. Michael Roe is actively involved in Alternative Dispute Resolution in the field of Family Law.
- Illinois Divorce; High Conflict Cases and Splitting Many years ago, I helped a bit with Bill Eddy's first book, a landmark publication called Splitting that discussed and defined for the first time what
- Theories of the High-Conflict Case: Abuse Allegations FAMILY LAW: 3 Theories of the High-Conflict Case © 2017 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. I do a lot of consulting to family lawyers and their clients (often
- Illinois Divorce: Quick Tip: Parental Alienation / Estrangement Defined When a child is resistant to seeing a parent, the reasons can be reduced to two basic phenomena: alienation or estrangement. Alienation refers to a
- Illinois Divorce: Personality awareness: The key skill to dealing with high-conflict people "Could you become a high-conflict person's (HCP's) Target of Blame? If you're not watchful and careful, yes. HCPs generally pick on people they are