The Sorling Northrup family law team practices in a variety of domestic relations matters including, but not limited to:

  • Contested and uncontested divorce
  • Post dissolution
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Arrearage calculations
  • Grandparents’ rights
  • Paternity
  • Antenuptial (pre-nuptial) agreements
  • Domestic violence
  • Orders of Protection
  • Guardianship
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) preparation
  • Pension valuations


The family law attorneys regularly appear in the circuit and appellate courts of Illinois with a concentration in central Illinois), including, but not limited to, the following counties: Sangamon, Menard, Morgan, Macoupin, Logan, Montgomery, Cass, Scott, Fulton, Moultrie, Macon, Piatt, DeWitt, Tazwell, Christian, Jersey, and Greene.

The firm’s approach to matrimonial and family matters is interdisciplinary, in that domestic relations attorneys work with the firm’s tax and estate attorneys to anticipate and plan for tax and other legal impacts which can arise from domestic relations matters. Firm services include counseling clients on every aspect of familial and matrimonial legal disputes, from pre-litigation counseling through the enforcement of judgments.

The firm also regularly handles appellate and Illinois Supreme Court appeals of family law matters.

Sorling Northrup attorneys who practice in this area include: