Family Law

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions concentrates in numerous areas of family law throughout Kane County and DeKalb County.

When parents and children face difficult situations requiring emotional and legal intervention, an experienced, compassionate lawyer is essential. At Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC, we understand the reality of challenges covered by the family law field, and are committed to advocating for the best resolution to fit your unique situation.

The collaborative divorce process is a method that promotes mutual and joint problem solving between spouses.

UNCONTESTED DIVORCE
After a separation, the ideal situation involves spouses agreeing to part ways amicably and proceeding in an uncontested divorce.

CHILD ISSUES
We can provide beneficial solutions to minimize the effect that divorce has on a family and to promote working together going forward.

MEDIATION
Mediation is considered an out-of-court solution that allows the parties to resolve legal issues in an amicable manner.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Attorney Rachel Hernandez has worked on behalf of families dealing with domestic violence for nearly two decades and attended law school with this as a focus.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM
Rachel Hernandez of Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC attended law school with a goal of working on behalf of children and families in crisis and is a qualified Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) in Kane County. A Guardian Ad Litem is an attorney, appointed by the court to assist the court with issues regarding disputes involving children.

Limited Scope (A La Carte Services)
Limited Scope Representation provides individually customized client services for individuals who may not need or want full representation. You choose the form and cost of services that best fit your situation. We can provide you with the resources that enable you to achieve your goals.

From our law offices in St. Charles and Sycamore, Illinois, we work with families in transition throughout Kane and DeKalb Counties including Geneva, Batavia, Elgin, Aurora, North Aurora, Sleepy Hollow, Campton Hills, Elburn, Sugar Grove, Algonquin, Dundee, Bartlett, Barrington Hills, Big Rock, Burlington, Carpentersville, Gilberts, Hoffman Estates, Hampshire, Huntley, Kaneville, Pingree Grove and Wayne, Sycamore, DeKalb, Cortland, Somonauk, Sandwich, Genoa.

DIY Divorce

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC DIY Divorce Relationship

While DIY divorce is certainly allowed under Illinois law, there are numerous steps to representing yourself in court. To help you along the way, here are 10 things you must know when conducting DIY divorce. 1) You Can Represent Yourself in a DIY Divorce In general, some parties are eligible for a “joint simplified dissolution” …

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CoParenting Behavior Under Executive Order

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC CoParenting Behavior Under Executive Order

Introduction As we all continue to adapt to COVID 19 pandemic, coparenting behavior is still at the forefront. The Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions team understands that situations can be especially challenging for divorced and separated parents that are trying to coparent during this crisis. We recently received a letter from the Honorable Judges Matekaitis and …

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Stay at Home CoParenting from Family Lawyers

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions LLC Stay at Home CoParenting

Introduction On March 20, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker issued a “Stay at Home” executive order. This introduces new questions for “Stay at Home” coparenting, surrounding parenting time, healthcare, and education. The Legal Solutions team understands that you have questions regarding COVID-19 and the impact it has upon your family. Remember, through your children, you are …

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Illinois Collaborative Process Act

Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC Illinois Collaborative Process Act

According to Margaret Bennett, an Illinois Family Law Attorney and drafter of family law legislation, “The passage of the Illinois Collaborative Process Act is the final phase of the complete overhaul of Illinois family law statutes. The Illinois Collaborative Process Act follows the rewrite of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the Parentage Act of 2015 and the new income shares child support legislation. Illinois is now one of the leaders in child centric and family focused legislation.”