Burton F. Grant and Joan C. Grant, principals of GRANT AND GRANT, are prominent attorneys who have helped to shape Illinois family and matrimonial law through appellate court decisions and bar association legislative efforts.
Established in 1943, GRANT AND GRANT is considered one of the premier family law firms in the State of Illinois. The Grants bring experience and knowledge to clients confronted with divorce and complicated family law matters. Both attorneys also practice collaborative family law, offering resolution without litigation. In addition to their Chicago office, the firm
30 North La Salle Street
Chicago, IL 60602
Grant and Grant Professional Corporation will represent your Family legal matters.
-Dissolution of Marriage
-Complex Family Law
-Child Custody and Visitation
-Paternity and Parentage
-Appellate Practice in Family Law
-Marital Property Settlements
-Spousal Support and Maintenance
-Division of Retirement Benefits
-Litigation in Family Law
-Marital Property Distribution
-Mediation and Collaborative Family Law
-Post Divorce and Parentage Modification
-Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
Practice Areas :
Family Law; Divorce; Spousal and Child Support; Child Custody and Visitation; Appellate Practice; Divorce Taxation; Marital Property Distribution; Marital Property Settlements; Matrimonial Law; Paternity; Premarital Agreements; Postnuptial Agreements; Post Divorce and Parentage Modification and Enforcement; Complex Litigation; Collaborative Family Law; Domestic Violence
1962, Illinois and U.S District Court, Northern District of Illinois
DePaul University, J.D., 1962; John Marshall Law School, LL.M., 1965
DePaul University, B.A., 1959
Chicago Bar Association (Chair, Fees and Ethics Sub-Committee of Matrimonial Committee, 1992-1994), North Suburban Bar Association (Board of Managers, 1994-) and Illinois State Bar Association; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow 1967-2013) Member, Admissions Committee, 1993-2013).
Named to the Illinois "Super Lawyers" list 2006-2014. Author: "IICLE, Family Law-Motion Practice and Updates," Author: "Caveat Amator: The State of Affairs in Illinois after Hewitt v. Hewitt", DePaul Law Review. Instructor, Family Law, DePaul College of Law, 1978-1984. Listed as top 5% of attorneys by Best Attorneys Network in 2005; Selected by peers as Leading Lawyer in Family Law by Leading Lawyers Network, 2007-2014; Listed in Law and Leading Attorneys, 1996-; Named as one of Top 20 Divorce Lawyers by North Shore Magazine.
Juris Doctorate, 1962
John Marshall Law School
Practice Areas :
Family Law; Divorce; Matrimonial Law; Divorce Mediation; Family Mediation; Marital Property Distribution; Marital Property Settlements; Paternity; Spousal Support; Child Custody and Visitation; Child Support; Post Divorce and Parentage Modification and Enforcement; Domestic Violence; Complex Family Law Litigation; Collaborative Family Law.
1980, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1982, Florida
DePaul University, J.D., 1980
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction, 1965
Chicago Bar (Board of Managers, 1994-1996; Vice-Chair, Court Liaison Committee, 1993-2000; Chair, 1992-1993; Vice-Chair, 1991-1992 and Secretary, 1990-1991, Matrimonial Law Committee), North Suburban Bar; Illinois State Bar (Family Law Section Council, 1993-1999, Chair, 2004-2005, Vice-Chair 2003-2004, Secretary, 2002-2003, Bench and Bar Section Council, 1999-2006; Domestic Violence Task Force; Legislation Committee, 2006-2011); The Florida Bar; Women's Bar Association of Illinois.
Named to the Illinois "Super Lawyers" list 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011. Listed in Law and Leading Attorneys, 1998. Certified Divorce Mediator. Author: Chapter: "Family Law Litigation in Illinois," National Business Institute; Author: Chapter, "Post-Secondary Education Expenses and Support for Nonminor Children," ISBA Family Law Handbook, 1995 Edition and 2011 Edition. Certified Child Representative, Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for Child by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Domestic Relations Division.
DePaul University, J.D.
Juris Doctorate, 1980