Michael J. Smith

Michael J. Smith

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Biography

Since entering private practice, Attorney Smith has maintained a general practice with a concentration in family law. He has been a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and Winnebago County Bar Association for over forty years each. Attorney Smith is currently a member of the family law section of each of these associations. He is currently on an advisory panel for the American Bar Association. He has been a presenter to other attorneys locally on family law and child related topics.

For over forty years Attorney Michael J. Smith has provided experienced family law representation. Family law includes many areas such as dissolution of marriage (divorce), child custody and visitation, child support, parentage (paternity), Orders of Protection and post decree issues as well as adoption and guardianship.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    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
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Video Conferencing
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Owner/Attorney
Michael J Smith Attorney At Law
- Current
Education
Southern Illinois University School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Cum laude
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Western Illinois University
B.A.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Awards
10 Best Attorneys
10 Best Attorneys
2015 - Present
American Bar Association Family Law Advisory Panel
American Bar Association
2012 - Present
Leading Lawyers
Leading Lawyers
2008 - Present
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 3126411
Member
Current
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
Member
- Current
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Winnebago Bar Assocication
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law
Contact & Map
4615 E. State St. Suite 101
Rockford, IL 61108
Telephone: (815) 240-9792
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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