Michael Ian Bender is approved to serve as a Child’s Representative or Guardian Ad Litem throughout Cook County, Illinois. As a Child Representative, Bender is an attorney for the child(ren)’s best interest(s). Attorney, Bender advocates for the best interests of the child(ren). As a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Bender serves as a the Court’s witness. A GAL investigates the facts and reports to the Court. This investigation includes meeting with the child(ren), parents, and any other relevant persons. In either case, Bender aids the Court in helping and protecting children in need.Know More
The best interest of the child must come first. Michael Ian Bender insists on a compassionate approach to educating and supporting parents in understanding their child custody options with the safety and security of children at the center of custody and guardianship matters. Legal custody in Illinois concerns decision-making power. Who will make the major decisions in the child’s life? One parent or both?
Michael Ian Bender has more than 20 years of experience and has the ability to navigate complex challenges surrounding divorce. Parentage disputes, child custody cases, visitation complications, order of protection matters, and child support issues are areas of the practice that families and attorneys can work with Bender to handle. Bender takes his duty to help ensure that every child is protected and supported seriously.
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The Law Office of Michael Ian Bender provides personalized legal guidance and support through all facets of family law.
Officed in downtown Chicago, The Law Office of Michael Ian Bender represents all family law needs. Call the office at 312-236-1500 to schedule your consultation.+ Learn more