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James Michael Kelly

James Kelly practices in the areas of divorce and bankruptcy in cook and the col
  • Bankruptcy, Family Law, Divorce
  • Illinois
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James Kelly has practiced in the areas of divorce and bankruptcy for 21 years. The Law offices of James M. Kelly handles and enjoys complex cases and trial work. Divorce work, especially trial work, requires a certain competency that not all attorney's have. Regardless of your particular fact pattern you can be sure that that the Law Offices of James M. Kelly will handle your matter in an expeditious and professional manner. In matters involving bankruptcy and debt restructuring, the Law Offices of James M. Kelly takes all matters seriously and has an innate ability to see through to the heart of the issue and by doing so help you navigate through it. A person on the verge of bankruptcy is often plagued by guilt and self doubt. However, Mr. Kelly will show you how to look past your present circumstances and prepare you for your new start. He is very knowledgeable as to the mechanics of income and expense means testing and is quite accurate in the necessary calculations involved in determining the bankruptcy chapter that is appropriate for you.

Practice Areas
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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7th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
managing attorney, litigator
law offices of james m. kelly, p.c.
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James Kelly has been the primary litigation attorney for this law office for 25 years. He has specialized in complicated divorce and family law issues involving litigation. Mr Kelly has also had vast experience working out complex settlements for large estate divorces. Mr. Kelly has developed excellent trial techniques involving complex evidentiary issues and witness questioning. In addition to his experience in the fields of family law and divorce, he has also worked extensively in the areas of bankruptcy dealing mostly with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. He has been admitted to the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Bar since 1995. He has had experience trying complex bankruptcy issues as well.
University of Missouri - Kansas City
J.D. (1994) | law and engineering
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6225317
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James Kelly
600 n. northcourt suite 115
palatine, IL 60067
Telephone: (847) 202-1616
Cell: (630) 362-1808
Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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