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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The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Ltd.

Matrimonial attorney Jeffery M. Leving is the recipient of President Biden’s 2023 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Also, the Illinois House of Representatives has honored Leving “for his work in safeguarding the rights of fathers and protecting the welfare of children and families in this State,” and the Illinois Senate has issued a proclamation recognizing his efforts on behalf of fathers.

Leving, who has dedicated his career to safeguarding children and reuniting them with their fathers, has written three acclaimed books: Fathers’ Rights, Divorce Wars and How to be a Good Divorced Dad, the latter of which was praised by President Obama and by Cardinal Francis E. George, then the archbishop of Chicago.

To learn more about law and fatherhood, follow Jeffery M. Leving on Facebook and X @DadsRights or call 312-807-3990.

Firm’s Attorneys Recognized By Many Awards

President Obama Congratulates Leving

President Obama congratulates Jeffery M. Leving on the publication of his new book. This new book is now available – How to Be a Good Divorced Dad.

Governor Recognizes Jeffery M. Leving For His Service As Chairperson Of ICRF

In a letter, Governor Bruce Rauner, recognizes Jeffery M. Leving for his Service as Chairperson of Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood (ICRF).

Service Award

Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Honored by the ManKind Project – Leving Receives “Distinguished Alumnus” Award, Chicago, IL

Firm’s Detective Named To Council Of International Investigators

Our Law Firm’s Det. Wayne Halick was voted in by the Council of International Investigators as a Certified Member. This council is made up of only 300 members worldwide. This is a great honor, as these members are recognized as the top Detectives in the world.