Attorney Michael Strauss is a court approved child representative and guardian ad litem in custody cases in Cook County, Illinois.
Busy time at Schlesinger & Strauss. On October, 21st, Gary Schlesinger presented a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar, titled, Ethics in Lawyer Marketing, a discussion of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct. Gary discussed how and what lawyers may communicate to prospective clients, judges, and other lawyers to the Lake County Illinois Bar Association Family…Read More
The month of April is National Child Abuse Protection Month, but of course every day of every month a child may be subjected to abuse at home. While it is important to recognize warning signs of abuse and neglect so that every child gets the immediate help they need, many wonder if there are ways…Read More
On November 24, 2014, the Illinois Supreme Court issued the most recent version of Rule 138. The first version was adopted October 24, 2012 to be effective July 1, 2013. It was then amended June 3, 2013, to be effective July 1st. It was then amended June 27, 2013 to be effective July 1. Then…Read More
Believe it or not but summer is just around the corner. While this causes excitement amongst students, it can cause anxiety for parents who haven’t yet nailed down summer plans for their kids. This is especially true for parents in Illinois who have gone through divorce and must also consider the wishes of the other…Read More