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Concentrating in Family Law


Divorce  / Divorce Mediation​ / Collaborative Divorce ​/  ​Child Support

Maintenance (Alimony)  ​/ Property Division  /  Parenting (Custody, Visitation)

Legal Separation / Annulment

Roselynn has practiced law since 1978 and has worked exclusively in the area of Divorce and Family Law since 1992, first with the Legal Aid Bureau, and in private practice since 1995. Roselynn represents clients in a variety of matters, including divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony/maintenance, paternity, domestic violence (Orders of Protection), prenuptial agreements, and legal separation.

Roselynn earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from DePaul University College of Law in 1978 after receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in both Sociology and French Language and Literature from Northwestern University in 1975.

In 2001, Roselynn earned a Certificate of Professional Achievement in Family and Divorce Mediation Training from the Center for Dispute Resolution at DePaul University. She has also been approved for certification to represent minor children in divorce custody disputes by the Domestic Relations Division in the Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois and has been appointed by the divorce court to represent minor children in numerous custody disputes.

In the divorce process, people are faced with a wide range of issues and concerns — everything from the legal and financial to the many concerns about their children, themselves, and their future. During the divorce process, decisions must often be made in the midst of pain, anger, confusion, and emotional turmoil. Roselynn appreciates the opportunity she has to work with her clients and uses both her professional and personal experience to help her clients reach their goals, to understand the legal process of a divorce, and to guide and advise them with knowledge and sensitivity.

Roselynn went through a divorce after a long-term marriage and is happily remarried.  She has two wonderful adult children, two perfect grandchildren, and a very cute dog. Her favorite leisure activities are yoga, reading good fiction, baking, cooking, decorating, and going to movies, theater, and concerts. 

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