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The Gold Standard in Divorce & Family Law

If your family is facing a contentious dispute, being a complex Chicago divorce, or any other type of family law matter, come to Merel Family Law, the premier family law firm in Chicago, to get the professional, reputable and approachable legal counsel that you deserve.

Serving All Of Chicagoland

Our Areas of Expertise


You’ve come to the right place for an experienced and aggressive divorce attorney in Chicago – ready to support you through your situation.

Custody & Visitation

The most emotional and challenging aspects of a divorce or family law case are often the issues involving children.


Division of assets is often a highly contested issue between divorcing spouses, no matter the extent of their assets.

LGBTQ+ Family Law

No judgment, no worries. We have attorneys who are of and for the LGBTQ+ Community, ready to get you the results you deserve.

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We've been fighting for the families of Chicagoland since 2009.

We’ve been around the block, and we love to share what we’ve learned. Sure, we’re attorneys, but we see the job of an attorney as equal parts educator and litigator. Check out our resources page for more about who we are as well as helpful blogs, podcasts, videos and more!


Let us introduce you to your new fiercest advocates.

Attorney Jonathan Merel is proud to lead our firm’s team of knowledgeable, compassionate, and experienced attorneys. Since 2009, we have been serving families throughout Chicago, providing comprehensive guidance and compassionate support during tough times. No matter how complex or contentious your case may be, rest assured that our team of skilled lawyers is ready to fight to achieve the results you are seeking.

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No matter the issue, we're here for you.
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