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Serving Rockford and surrounding communities for over 40 years.

A Committed Advocate With A Wealth Of Experience

Attorney Michael J. Smith has more than 40 years of experience in practicing law throughout northern Illinois. He understands that by turning to the services of a lawyer, you are expecting knowledgeable guidance during a time of uncertainty. As a Rockford native, attorney Smith recognizes the legal needs of the community, and he works tirelessly to provide thoughtful legal assistance to his clients.

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Family law situations often cause families and couples to make difficult and emotional decisions. The decisions made, often during a divorce, impact the entire family.

It is always difficult when a loved one reaches the end of their life. During a time of transition and grief, the need to focus on legal and financial issues can seem especially daunting.

The sale or purchase of a home is likely to be the largest and most significant financial transaction of your life. You have too much at stake to move forward without the help of a proven lawyer.

An Experienced Ally
for Your Important Legal Issues

Individuals and families today face immense challenges, many of which cannot be resolved within the walls of their home. Whether filing for the dissolution of a marriage, pursuing a co-parenting plan that is best for the children, arranging care and legal protections for loved ones, or navigating the probate process, the advice of a knowledgeable and compassionate attorney is essential. No matter how tough things are today, you can rely on Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law to help you lay the foundation for a brighter future.

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Attorney Michael J. Smith is committed to helping you with your legal needs. To learn more about his family law, probate or real estate law services
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Answering Your Family Law Questions

Family law touches the most important aspects of your life, including your relationship with your children and the property you have worked so hard to acquire. It is no surprise that the uncertainty surrounding the end of a marriage leads to many questions. Michael J. Smith can provide you with the answers you need.

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What Is a Marital Asset?

Marital property generally refers to any asset or property acquired during the marriage with exceptions for inherited property or property that was received as a