Making A Difference For Dads

Our Chicago based law firm has a demonstrated record of success on behalf of fathers in custody disputes arising in divorce and paternity cases, in related matters such as domestic violence protection orders, and in post-decree matters such as child abduction, parent relocation and modification of child support orders.

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Leving: Fatherhood Is Key To Addressing Social Issues

Deion Sanders is a Much Needed Hero Right Now

Leving: Protect Kids From Dangers of the Internet

Robert Crimo Jr.’s Guilty Plea Should Be a Wake-Up Call For Parents

Leving: if you hear or see things about potential violence, you must alert the authorities. | Chicago Tribune | 11/21/2023​

Illinois Needs To Put Children First and Give Fathers Equal Rights

Leving: Right now in several states, including Illinois, unmarried fathers do not automatically have custody rights. | Chicago Tribune | 8/15/2023​

Older Men Like Robert De Niro Should Consider More Than Finances When It Comes To Having Kids

Leving: Men in their late 70s who are thinking of having children should strongly consider the risk of not being around for the most important periods of their children’s lives. | Chicago Tribune | 6/22/2023​

Florida Gave Unmarried Fathers Equal Parental Rights. Other States Should Do It, Too.
Leving: This law will keep many fathers in their children’s lives and is a good thing. | Miami Herald | 6/17/2023​

Attorneys Jeffery Leving and James Hagler Fighting for Fathers

Daytime Chicago: Educating Fathers On Their Parental Rights. | WGN TV Channel 9 | 3/30/2023​

Fetterman’s Disclosure of Depression Helping Chip Away At Stigma of Mental Health

Leving: Despite the fact that 1 in 4 Americans have suffered from some form of mental illness, there is still a large stigma around mental health. | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | 3/20/2023​

A Federal Ban on So-Called Conversion Therapy is Past Due

Leving: In the United States, this is an issue that affects many families on both sides of the political aisle and one that the new Congress should take up this year. | Chicago Tribune | 1/16/2023​

More Research Is Breaking New Ground On Often-Overlooked Group: African American Youth

December 15, 2022

Jeffery Leving on Daytime Chicago discusses responsible parenting

December 9, 2022

Toy Drive distribution

December 9, 2022

A Song About Fathers Strikes a Chord With the Public

November 14, 2022

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

July 25, 2022

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

July 25, 2022

Don’t Blame Fatherlessness For Mass Shootings

June 9, 2022

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

July 25, 2022

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

July 25, 2022

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

July 25, 2022

Child Welfare Decisions Should Not Be Made By Computer Algorithms

May 12, 2022

Trade Schools Are An Equally Respectable Option As Traditional 4-year Colleges

May 4, 2022

Illinois Created A Council On Fatherhood, So Why Can’t It Get Funding

April 27, 2022

Kids Online Safety Act Would Help Protect Children From Social Media Harm

March 10, 2022

Cook County Should Consider Creating Co-Parenting Court To Help At-Risk Families

February 15, 2022

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

July 25, 2022

Quality Time With Parent: A Pandemic Trend That Should Stay

January 31, 2022

Proposed Legislation Gives Many Fathers An Even Playing Field

December 21, 2021

Michigan School Shooting Shows Why We Need Safe Gun Storage Laws

December 15, 2021

Jeffery Leving, author of “Father’s Rights”

December 13, 2021

The Build Back Better Bill Would Make Paternity Leave Equitable For All Fathers

November 23, 2021

More Engagement By Fathers Would Help Fix Many Of Society’s Ills

November 12, 2021

Leving Legal And Law Enforcement Recover Little Girl for Dad

November 5, 2021

Dad Rescues Daughters From Reported Sexual Exploitation and Physical Abuse

October 2, 2021

Dad, Struggling in Court Pro Se, Wins With Strong Lawyer

June 7, 2021

Dad Who Feared Losing His Son Forever Wins In Court

March 30, 2021

Dad Rescues Daughters From Reported Sexual Exploitation and Physical Abuse

October 2, 2021

The Nation’s Top Lawyer Fighting For Father’s Rights

February 1, 2021

The Mother Jailed After Forcing Daughter To Falsely Accuse Dad of Sexual Assault

February 1, 2021

Leving Recalls Army Dad Whose Son Was Murdered By Ex’s Boyfriend

September 28, 2020

Former Justice: Criticizing Judges For COVID Protocols “Really Unfair”

September 24, 2020

Dad Turns To Leving Firm To Get Son Back

August 31, 2020

Leving Firm Wins Order Protecting Boy From Abuse

August 24, 2020

Bill Would Lower Interest on Unpaid Child Support

July 17, 2020

Mr. Leving’s Radio Show

May 23, 2020

3 Ways To Protect Our Children In A City Where Violence and Shootings Are Too Common

January 10, 2020

Jeffery M. Leving

Jeffery Leving: 2019 Power Players

December 31, 2019

Jeffery Leving – Atty, on TAPED WITH RABBI DOUG

September 26, 2019

City of Belleville, Illinois Mayor Eckert Appreciation Letter

August 1, 2019

Gov. Pritzker Greeting Council on Responsible Fatherhood

July 24, 2019

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

May 30, 2019

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

May 23, 2019

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

May 3, 2019

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

May 30, 2019

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

May 23, 2019

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

May 3, 2019

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Rescues Infant from Accused Pedophile and Reunites Her with Dad

April 26, 2019

Chicago Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Prevents Local Police from Taking Little Girl Away from Dad

April 20, 2019

Jeffery Leving Prevents International Abduction, Saving Boy’s Life

April 12, 2019

Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery Leving Reunites Falsely Accused Dad with Missing Baby Girl

April 5, 2019

Jeffery Leving letter published in The State Journal-Register opinion section. Letter: Don’t Repeal Illinois Parental Notice Of Abortion Act

March 30, 2019

Jeffery M. Leving supporting WGN’s Toy Drive

It was important to him giving toys to fatherless children who, tragically, won’t receive toys from their dads, but who hopefully will be reunited with their dads some day soon

December 14, 2018

Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Presents Chicago Family Law Judge Helaine Berger at Legal Seminar Series

June 21, 2018

Tune in to The U Channel @WCIU for Jeffery M. Leving’s Exclusive Interview

June 11, 2018

United States Congress recognized The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., for its “Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community.”

February 23, 2018

Renowned Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Keynote National Families and Fathers Conference in Los Angeles.

February 20, 2018

The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., and the O’Connor Law Firm, Ltd. filed suit against Lydia Home Association, Inc. and Safe Families for Children Alliance, Inc.

February 8, 2018

Jeffery M. Leving discusses Fathers’ Rights and Social Justice on “The Jam” on WCIU The U

November 1, 2017

Jeffery M. Leving appeared on WCIA CBS regarding his testimony supporting House Bill 0236 in the Illinois House of Representatives.

May 25, 2017

Ford, Leving, HFS to Host Hearing to Review DNA Clauses and Clarify Child Support Processes.

May 23, 2017

Renowned Fathers’ Rights Attorney Jeffery M. Leving will host Chicago Counterpoint TV on CANTV’s Channel 21.

March 27, 2017

Memories of Elián González’s Child Case Recuerdos del caso del niño Elián González.

December, 2016

The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., received recognition from the legal community for the victorious cases fighting for and improving children’s lives.

August 31, 2016

Father’s rights advocate and attorney Jeffery M. Leving talks celebrating Father’s day no matter the situation – even if you are going through a divorce.

June 16, 2016

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Empowers Divorced Dads on WCIU-TV

June 15, 2016

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving turned his law practice into an office with a mission — to help fathers and others who have been denied their rights. See how he turned his hobby into collectibles.

May 6, 2016

Father’s rights advocate and attorney Jeffery M. Leving talks celebrating Father’s day no matter the situation – even if you are going through a divorce.

June 16, 2016

Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to appear on WCIU-TV

May 5, 2016

Think Tank Dinner with Warren Buffett Addresses Current Market Concerns

February 12, 2016

“Mother Denies Son Medical Treatment, Father Steps In Saves Child” – PR Newswire.

October 30, 2015

“Dads, take your kids safely back to school” featuring Jeffery M. Leving

August 17, 2015

“Attorney adds another rare document to his collection” featured in Crain’s Chicago Business

August 13, 2015

” Recuerdos del caso del niño Elián González” As Published in the Puerto Rico News- El Nueva Dia “Memories of the case of Elian Gonzalez: An American lawyer helped him return to Cuba.” Click here for the English translation.

June 16, 2015

Jeffery M. Leving featured in SKYLINE magazine on the 15th Anniversary of reuniting Elian Gonzalez with his father in Cuba.

May 6-12, 2015

“15 ways to be a good divorced dad” as featured in The News Journal, DelawareOnline

May 4, 2015

Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Receive Recognition of Excellence Award

April 10, 2014

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Alan Childs Featured on Counterpoint TV with Chicago Divorce Attorney James Hagler

March 18, 2014

Top Chicago Litigator Leslie Poole Featured on Chicago Counterpoint TV with Host Jeffery M. Leving

February 17, 2014

Chicago Fathers’ Rights Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Discuss a Father’s role in Preventing Family Violence

February 11, 2014

The Jeffery M. Leving Kids “Come First Grant” Helps Children in Need

February 5, 2014

Top Chicago Divorce Lawyer William K. Bass Featured On Chicago Counterpoint TV

February 4, 2014

Michelle Obama gives Jeffery M. Leving the White House recipe for Spiced Honey Cake

January 1, 2014

Michelle Obama gives Jeffery M. Leving the White House recipe for Spiced Honey Cake

January 1, 2014