Providing Skilled Help With Family Law Matters

When you go through a divorce or are confronted with custody or support issues, you are dealing with one of the toughest and emotional challenges you will ever face. While some family law matters, such as adoptions, are generally joyful affairs, and premarital agreements can be straightforward and transactional, most family law cases involve difficult emotions and significant life changes. Divorce, child custody disputes and similar matters will be the most challenging obstacles of your life.

The good news is that you don't have to do it alone. Whether you are involved in high-stakes litigation over parental relocation, you need to enforce child support orders, or you have other concerns, you can turn to the Peoria law firm of Schierer & Ritchie, LLC. Our attorneys, Charles Schierer and Tiffany Ritchie, have over 25 years of combined legal experience to help you through this tough time.

We can assist you with the following family law matters in Illinois:

  • Divorce
  • Property division
  • Spousal support (Maintenance)
  • Child custody and visitation (Parenting Responsibilities and Parenting Time)
  • Child support
  • Removal/relocation of children
  • Modifications of support or maintenance
  • Premarital agreements
  • Reviews, termination and post-divorce judgment
  • Paying for college expenses
  • Adoption
  • LGBT family issues
  • Establish paternity

Taking A Personal Approach To Each Case

At Schierer & Ritchie, LLC, we know that a one-size-fits-all approach rarely fits any family well. For this reason, we take the time to understand your unique situation and your goals. Then, we can help you craft a legal strategy that truly meets your needs.

If you require vigorous trial advocacy, we will fight for you in court. If your concerns can be resolved in a less contentious and less expensive manner, we will take that route. In any case, you can count on us to put your best interests first.

Learn More In A Free Initial Consultation

Talk with one of our lawyers in a free consultation by calling our East Peoria office at 309-270-1742 or 800-610-9425 or by contacting us online. Evening and weekend appointments are available by request, as are off-site appointments.