Martin A.  Delaney

Law Offices of Martin A. Delaney III, LTD

Martin A. Delaney

3701 Algonquin Road Suite 350 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

About Us

Like most people, you probably look for an experienced lawyer when you need legal assistance. In addition to having been an attorney for more than 33 years, I offer my clients the attention and effort they deserve in preparing for their cases. Extensive Litigation Experience I have been a trial lawyer for my entire career. Anyone who has been a trial lawyer will tell you that preparation and knowledge of the law are your two greatest weapons in litigation. Experienced Chicago Divorce Lawyer If you are facing a divorce, you should understand that you will have to make a number of important and difficult decisions that will have an impact on you and everyone else in your family. Throughout my career, I have handled family law cases, which, in addition to divorce, may include: * Child custody * Child support * Visitation * Alimony * Child abuse * Neglect * Child sexual abuse * Grandparents' rights * Parental kidnapping * Stepparent adoption * Orders of protection * Domestic violence * Division of property * Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) * Name changes * Paternity * Post-divorce modifications * Restraining orders * Separation agreements I have handled all of the above family law matters and would be happy to assist you with any of these issues. I also take pride in having been selected as an "Illinois Superlawyer." After a statewide survey of practicing attorneys conducted by Law & Politics, I was named as a Super Lawyer in Family Law in 2005 and 2006 as reported in Chicago Magazine. Clients tell me that I am prepared, friendly, and helpful in my dealings with them. My opponents know that I am aggressive and forceful as I argue cases for my clients. I am a proud member of the Virginia, New York, and Illinois Bar Associations, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, and the Federalist Society. Divorce Attorney Today, much of my practice centers on divorce and divorce-related legal issues like child custody and visitation rights. My extensive experience in these legal areas should prove to be valuable assets for you. Please contact me for a free initial consultation, during which I will evaluate your case and advise you of your legal options.

Areas of Practice

Practice Areas:
Child Custody, Support, Adoption
Divorce, Marriage, Alimony

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Attorney Profile

About the Attorney:
Martin A. Delaney III, a tough litigator with over thirty-three years of sophisticated litigation experience, concentrates his practice almost exclusively in the area of Family Law. His goal is to provide each of his clients with the most professional and zealous representation possible. Mr. Delaney was born in Troy, New York, in 1954. He graduated with honors from the University of Rochester. After graduating from the School of Law at historic Washington & Lee University in 1979, he practiced law in Virginia, and later, New York, where he gained invaluable litigation experience representing clients in a variety of civil and criminal cases, including organized crime proceedings. Martin is a member of the Illinois, New York, and Virginia State Bar Associations, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association and the Federalist Society. Martin was awarded the Illinois "Super Lawyer" in Family Law honor in 2005 & 2006.
Name of University Attended:
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1976 B.A. Honors: Cum Laude Honors: Dean's List Major: History
Name of Law School Attended:
Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, 1979 J.D.
Year admitted to the Bar:
* Virginia, 1979 * New York, 1985 * Illinois, 1993
Admitted to Practice Law in the Following Courts:
* U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1980 * U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1986 * U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1995 * U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1995 * U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
Professional Association Memberships:
* Illinois State Bar Association, 2005 - Present Member * Chicago Bar Association Member * Lake County Bar Association Member * New York State Bar Association, 1985 - Present Member * Virginia State Bar Association, 1979 - Present Member * Northwest Suburban Bar Association Member *Lake County Bar Association * The Federalist Society, 1994 - Present Member
Ratings:
* Named Illinois "Super Lawyer" in Family Law, 2005 * Named Illinois "Super Lawyer" in Family Law, 2006

Firm Profile

Firm Description:
Like most people, you probably look for an experienced lawyer when you need legal assistance. In addition to having been an attorney for more than 33 years, I offer my clients the attention and effort they deserve in preparing for their cases. Extensive Litigation Experience I have been a trial lawyer for my entire career. Anyone who has been a trial lawyer will tell you that preparation and knowledge of the law are your two greatest weapons in litigation. Experienced Chicago Divorce Lawyer If you are facing a divorce, you should understand that you will have to make a number of important and difficult decisions that will have an impact on you and everyone else in your family. Throughout my career, I have handled family law cases, which, in addition to divorce, may include: * Child custody * Child support * Visitation * Alimony * Child abuse * Neglect * Child sexual abuse * Grandparents' rights * Parental kidnapping * Stepparent adoption * Orders of protection * Domestic violence * Division of property * Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) * Name changes * Paternity * Post-divorce modifications * Restraining orders * Separation agreements I have handled all of the above family law matters and would be happy to assist you with any of these issues. I also take pride in having been selected as an "Illinois Superlawyer." After a statewide survey of practicing attorneys conducted by Law & Politics, I was named as a Super Lawyer in Family Law in 2005 and 2006 as reported in Chicago Magazine. Clients tell me that I am prepared, friendly, and helpful in my dealings with them. My opponents know that I am aggressive and forceful as I argue cases for my clients. I am a proud member of the Virginia, New York, and Illinois Bar Associations, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, and the Federalist Society. Divorce Attorney Today, much of my practice centers on divorce and divorce-related legal issues like child custody and visitation rights. My extensive experience in these legal areas should prove to be valuable assets for you. Please contact me for a free initial consultation, during which I will evaluate your case and advise you of your legal options.
Number of Attorneys:
This firm has two attorneys: Martin A. Delaney III and Helena Livitz Trachtenberg.
Spoken Languages:
Spanish and Russian.
Office Location(s):
3701 Algonquin Road Suite 350 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3117

Clients Represented

Client Type:
Primarily Represent Individual Clients

Law School

Law School:
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Law School Graduation Year:
1979