Our Areas of Practice

    When you need a bankruptcy or family law attorney who can offer you the right legal services that suit your specific needs, call the Law Offices of Winter-Black & Baker in Mattoon, Illinois.

    Making the decision to file for divorce or to file bankruptcy is not an easy one. In both scenarios, emotions run high and everyone involved is under a lot of stress. We understand what you're going through. We have guided people just like you through these processes many times. We will listen to you and help you determine your best course of action.
     

    We Represent Clients in the Following Areas of Law:

    • Family Law- We offer professional mediation services for couples who choose to work out their differences through mediating their differences rather than in litigation, and in cases where the court has ordered the parties to participate in mediation.

    • Divorce, also known as Dissolution of Marriage

    • Child Custody and Child Support: Preparation of Parenting Plans with proposed Allocations of Parental Decision Making Responsibilities and Allocation of Parenting Time, and Litigating the issues of Allocation of Parenting Time and Parental Decision Making; We also Litigate cases involving Modification of Allocation of Parenting Time and Parental Decision Making Responsibilities, Child Support, Maintenance or Spousal Support, Dependent Health Insurance, Division of Marital Property and Marital Debt.

    • Determination of Paternity Proceedings involving Blood Testing to Determine Paternity, and Preparation of Parenting Plans with proposed Allocations of Parental Decision Making Responsibilities and Allocation of Parenting Time and Parental Decision Making; and the Issues of Child Support and Dependent Health Insurance

    • Adoption

    • Guardianship of Disabled Adults and Disabled Minors

    • Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    • Collections (Debtor/Creditor)

    • Criminal Law (Misdemeanors)

    • Juvenile Law

    • Mediation

    • Probate

    • Real Estate Law

    • Social Security Disability