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James O. Teeter, Jr.

What To Look for When Hiring a Family Law Attorney

When hiring a family law attorney you should consider the lawyer’s experience, education, and availability to communicate about your case.  Your attorney must be able to strategize your case for the best possible outcome and must know the intricacies of Illinois divorce and family laws, and local Court and Judge preferences.

Meet Attorney James O. Teeter Jr.

Here at Rockford Family Law, Attorney James Teeter is a skilled and trusted lawyer with over 25 years of legal experience, esteemed education with honors, awards and a vigilant communication style who serves Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties.  He specializes in:

  • Knowledge of local Courthouse systems, procedures, and practices
  • Knowledge of local Judge’s tolerances and preferences, and fosters good will
  • Knowledge of Illinois Laws; when and which motions and petitions to file
  • Expert negotiating skills and strives to get you the best possible outcome

Two Great Locations

We have two offices; one located in Rockford, IL and another in Davis, IL (Stephenson County) to help you with your Divorce, and Child Custody needs.  We know you are busy, and that is why we offer consultations on evenings and weekends.  Jim works hard, and he is here for you!

25+ Years of Legal Experience Represent You

James Teeter has over 25 years in the legal profession and has focused on Family Law for over a decade.  The State of Illinois, and the U.S. District Northern District Court of Illinois, admitted Mr. Teeter, to practice law in 1997.  His areas of practice focus on matters such as:

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Orders of Protection
  • Post Case Modifications

Vigilant Communication

Jim Teeter will identify any potential challenges or personal advantages your case may have, and his aggressive representation of your case will lessen any potential damage and avoid mistakes.  Your case is important to us, and we will respond to your questions and concerns quickly.  His flexible schedule offers weekend appointments as well.

Legal Intelligence for Your Case

Family Law Attorney, James O. Teeter Jr., received his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law in DeKalb, Illinois in 1997, graduating Magna Cum Laude.  In law school, Mr. Teeter earned and was honored with the David Peskin Memorial Award in Family Law.

Jim’s strong accounting and business background make him an excellent choice for high-income divorces and for those with closely held businesses.  Mr. Teeter received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, graduating With Highest Distinction in 1986 with a major in accounting.  When at the University of Iowa, Mr. Teeter earned and was honored as a Collegiate Scholar by the College of Business Administration and a Faculty Scholar by the Accounting Department.  He went on to work in the business field for several years before entering law school.  This business background has helped provide him with a detailed-oriented approach to managing all matters.

FAQs

Situations where we would highly consider hiring a lawyer include: if your spouse has an attorney, if you and your spouse do not agree on child custody, the child’s health and education decisions, or monetary support, if you disagree on debt and property division, and especially if domestic violence is involved.

Get the help you need, avoid mistakes, and reduce stress. A divorce lawyer can help protect your hard-earned assets and money. Most importantly, a divorce attorney can help protect you and your children.

Attorney Jim Teeter services Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties. He has two offices: one in Winnebago County (Rockford, IL) and the other in Stephenson County (Davis, IL). He is also available via Zoom meetings if you prefer the comfort of your own home.

We strive to put clients first. You can call us, email us, or even text us. If you have a question or concern, we will do everything possible to get back to you in a timely manner and even on a weekend, and at no extra charge. Your case matters to us and Jim is available when you need him!

Rockford, Illinois Attorney James O. Teeter Jr. has focused on divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, paternity, and family matters for over a decade. Using his top-notch diplomacy and persuasion skills he will work to get you the best possible outcome. He knows Illinois laws, local Courthouse practices, and Judge tolerances and preferences. The clear answer is yes, he has the experience you need.

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FREE CONSULTATION

  • Meet & Greet by Phone (Available for Most Cases)
  • Overview of the Courts Legal Process
  • Explanation of Available Services

$199 CONSULTATION

  • (1.5 Hrs.) One Hour for $199 + 30-Minutes FREE with No-Obligation
  • Meet and Greet: In-Person, by Zoom, or by Phone
  • Overview of the Divorce Process, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation, Paternity/Parentage, and almost any Family Law Matter
  • Divorce Information Booklet (54 pages)
  • In-Depth Discussion of Your Specific Situation
  • Discussion of how Illinois State Law Applies to Your Situation
  • Discussion of Potential Strategy
  • Perfect for Complex, Highly Contested Matters
  • You Will Receive a Straight-Forward, Honest Assessment of Your Situation & the Law
Attorney James O. Teeter, Jr. speaking with client. Attorney James O. Teeter, Jr. speaking with client.

Family Law Attorney James O. Teeter Jr.
With 25+ Years of Legal Experience
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