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If you hire divorce attorney Michael Craven, throughout your case you will feel confident that that you chose the right lawyer.  Attorney Craven is a fierce advocate for all his clients.  Divorce is a highly charged situation. Michael will guide you while he fights for your legal rights with professionalism and experience.   



Regarded as a highly respected Family Law Attorney and CPA, Michael C. Craven has practiced law in Illinois since 1984 and is an partner at the law firm of Harrison & Held.  Michael began practicing law under the guidance of his father, esteemed attorney, Harold L. Craven.


The divorce process can be or appear to be complicated and overwhelming. It is important to understand the entire divorce process. As an experienced attorney, Michael looks at your case objectively, always  working towards a positive end outcome. "I work together with my clients to find the best solutions for them and their families. With my proven track record as one of the top rated divorce and family law attorneys in the Chicagoland area, I have helped many people through the divorce process."

Michael represent clients in all aspects of family law including child custody - allocation of parental responsibilities, child support, property division, business valuation, finding hidden assets and income, paternity, domestic violence, adoption, parenting time (visitation) and grandparents’ rights. For those planning to marry, he writes prenuptial agreements.  For those who have already married, Michael prepares postnuptial agreements.


In addition to representing his clients in the courtroom using the traditioanal divorce process, Michael solves issues using alternative dispute processes such as Collaborative Law and Mediation that can be used to settle cases between disagreeing spouses. His background as a Certified Public Account (CPA) and tax attorney (LLM), allows Michael to negotiate, and if required go to court regarding financial and other issues in matrimonial cases.


Michael's credentials make him recognized and respected by his peers. He is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, which is a select national group of attorneys acknowledged as prominent family law practitioners. Every year since 2009, he has been recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network and has also been named an Illinois Super Lawyer every year since 2009. He has the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell® Lawyer Rating System. Michael has also been selected by his colleagues for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America© in the practice area of Family Law. 


Michael C. Craven is passionate about family law. Please call attorney Michael C Craven to discuss your unique situation.



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