J. Richard Kulerski Esq.

J. Richard Kulerski Esq.

  • Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Family Law
  • Illinois
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J. Richard Kulerski is a partner in the Oak Brook (and downtown Chicago) divorce law firm of Kulerski and Cornelison. Richard has over four decades of trial experience in the divorce courts of Cook and DuPage counties, IL. and is a Harvard trained mediator and settlement negotiator. Richard and his partner, Kari Cornelison, are staunch advocates of the settlement approach to divorce and both are active in divorce mediation, collaborative divorce law and in the rapidly growing cooperative divorce movement.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
member - Board of Directors
Mediation Council of Illinois
Loyola University Chicago
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DePaul University
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Benedictine College
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Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
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Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
- Current
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DuPage Bar Association
Sustaining Member
- Current
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Articles & Publications
The Secret to a Friendly Divorce
Wasteland Press
Divorce Buddy System
Author House
Websites & Blogs
Kulerski & Cornelison's Website
Legal Answers
568 Questions Answered
Q. I have been married to my husband for 25 years. I caught him having an affair for a year. Can I sue her for anything?
A: No, you cannot. Illinois abolished its Alienation of Affection law a couple of years ago.
Q. How can I file for divorce if I can't find my spouse? She lives in another country but we got married in Illinois.
A: You would merely file for divorce and serve your wife via publication in a newspaper that is approved by the county in which you file. You will likely need an attorney.
Q. Hello, I have I guess a question about child support back pay and who that is owed to after the child leaves the home.
A: Enforcement of a child support arrearage may be brought in the divorce court no matter how old the child(ren).
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Contact & Map
Oak Brook Terrace Office
1 S 660 Midwest Road
Suite 320
Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181
Telephone: (630) 928-0600
Fax: (630) 928-0670
Chicago Office
47 W. Polk Street
Suite M11
Chicago, IL 60605
Telephone: (312) 235-0100
Fax: (630) 928-0670
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