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Mark Wakenight

Mark Wakenight

The Divorce Law Offices of Wakenight & Associates, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Cook and Will, and Kankakee, Grundy, Kendall, DuPage, Kane, McHenry and Lake County, Illinois
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Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Martin A. Delaney III
Reviewed by Martin A. Delaney III May 13, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Mr. Wakenight has zealously and successfully advocated for his clients for over 25 years. He is highly respected in the legal community as a true legal professional, an attorney of integrity and learning. I highly recommend him.
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Reviewed by Joe A. January 14, 2020
Highly Recommending Wakenight & Associates
Mark Wakenight got me custody of all three of my children, child support for the two minor children, bought my ex-wife out of the house, and is constantly keeping in touch with me to see how I and my family are doing. I am forever grateful for getting the best gift in life: my family.
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Summary

We serve clients in Will, Cook and all the Chicago area counties. The Courts and law offices are closed, so we serve remotely. Where ever you live . . . We can help! We welcome your calls and Zooms to talk about it.

Mark T. Wakenight, J.D.
- CFL (Certified Financial Litigator) through AACFL
- 2001 to present Wakenight & Associates, P.C.
- 1988 University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.
- 1981 University Chicago, B.A. Economics

- We have been practicing remotely since before the Covid-19 crisis by signing electronically, filing online, billing online, working from home, etc.

We represent divorce and family law clients only and since we have devoted out time to only these areas of law for many years . . . We are knowledgeable and experienced.

- WE CAN HELP YOU RESOLVE YOUR MONEY AND FAMILY ISSUES: . . . 401(k), 403(b), IRA, K-1, QDRO, QILDRO. . . real estate investments . . . S corps . . . inheritance . . . debts . . . dissipation . . . parenting time (f/k/a visitation) . . . parental responsibilities (f/k/a custody) . . . child support . . . maintenance . . . paternity . . . guardianship . . . grandparents rights . . . etc.

- WE CAN HELP YOU RESOLVE YOUR CONFLICTS: . . . pre-decree . . . post-decree . . . enforcement . . . contempt . . . non-compliance . . . temporary . . . emergency . . . mediation . . . negotiations . . . settlements . . . trials . . . hearings . . . pre-trials . . . etc.


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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • MARITAL PROPERTY - income earned during marriage is deemed marital.
  • NON-MARITAL PROPERTY - gifts, inheritance, pre-marital, agreed, etc.
  • HIGH ASSET CASES - businesses, land, investments, etc.
  • PRIMARY RESIDENTIAL PARENT - based on best interests of the child
  • PARENTING TIME (f/k/a Visitation) - based on the best interests of the child
  • GUARDIANSHIP - when parents are not willing and able to parent
  • CHILD SUPPORT - calculated by comparing net incomes
  • MORE SUPPORT - day care, medical, extra-curricular, college, etc.
  • MAINTENANCE (f/k/a Alimony) - calculated by comparing net incomes
  • SETTLEMENT - intelligent solutions resolve conflicts
  • TRIALS & HEARINGS - necessary if there is no settlement/agreement
  • GRANDPARENT'S RIGHTS - rule no. 1 - be nice
  • RELOCATION - these cases can be difficult
  • ADOPTION - adoptions change lives
  • We welcome your calls and questions!
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We welcome your calls and questions . . . . Free Consultation with an Experienced Divorce Lawyer
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    If you are owed money from your divorce in certain circumstances we will take your case and collect your money in return for a percentage of the money collected.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We look forward to talking with you about your situation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Cook and Will, and Kankakee, Grundy, Kendall, DuPage, Kane, McHenry and Lake County
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Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President
Wakenight & Associates, P.C.
- Current
Experienced Lawyers Dedicated Solely, Exclusively to Divorce and Family Law
Education
University of Kansas School of Law
J.D. (1988) | Law
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University of Chicago
B.A. (1981) | Economics
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Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar (ISBA)
Member
- Current
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Chicago Bar Association (CBA)
Member
- Current
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DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA)
Member
- Current
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Will County Bar Association (WCBA)
Member
- Current
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Kane County Bar Association (KCBA)
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Certified Financial Litigator (CFL)
American Academy For Certified Financial Litigators (AACFL)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Mokena website
Contact & Map
The Divorce Law Offices of Wakenight & Associates, P.C.
1100 Lake Street
Suite 120
Oak Park, IL 60301
Telephone: (708) 848-3159
The Divorce Law Offices of Wakenight & Associates, P.C.
9405 Bormet
Suite 7
Mokena, IL 60448
Toll-Free: (815) 727-6144
Telephone: (708) 478-4659
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