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Chris Maurer

Chris Maurer

Partner at Anderson & Associates, PC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Probate...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Christopher J. Maurer is a licensed Illinois attorney and a Partner at Anderson & Associates, P.C.
Christopher has over two decades of experience. He practices primarily from the firm's Wheaton office and handles cases in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, and the other collar counties. He has focused his practice in the area of family law, including divorce issues (contested and uncontested divorces, high-stakes litigation, complex financial and business divorces), adoptions and paternity cases, preparation of prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, custody disputes, establishing visitation schedules, child support calculation and alimony/maintenance determination, grandparent rights, disputes regarding removing children from Illinois, and enforcing court orders. Chris is also trained and qualified to act as Guardian ad Litem, Child's Representative, and Attorney for the Child in the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Judicial Circuits of Illinois. Chris also assists clients in developing estate plans (wills, trusts, powers of attorney for health care, powers of attorney for property) to ensure that their assets are protected during their lifetimes and after their deaths. Chris regularly utilizes estate planning tools to meet his clients' goals of avoiding probate, reducing or avoiding estate taxes, nominating guardians of children, and protecting assets from creditors. Chris also represents administrators, executors, heirs and guardians in various guardianship and probate proceedings, including complex, multi-million dollar estates. In addition to being a seasoned trial court litigator, Chris has substantial appellate litigation experience, having won several cases on appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court, one of which was sent back to the trial court, resulting in a $1.7 million verdict in favor of the Appellant upon retrial. Chris earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago's College of Law in 1997.

Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. (1997)
Activities: Member, International Law Program and Organization
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1994) | Science
Activities: Habitat for Humanity, the Daily Illini Newspaper, and WPGU Radio
Professional Experience
Attorney
Anderson & Associates, P.C.
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Jack of All Trades
DCBA Brief, Vol. 27 (2014-2015)
The Perils of Unallocated Support
DCBA Brief
Violent Video Games, The First Amendment, and Child Custody
DCBA Brief, Vol. 27 (2014-2015)
Professional Associations
DuPage County Bar Association
Member
Current
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar Association # 6243442
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free Initial Consultation 847-995-9999
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Guardianships
  • Parentage
  • Post Decree Modifications
  • Orders of Protection and Restraining Orders
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Anderson & Associates, P.C. website
Website
Chris' Avvo Profile
Blog
Contact & Map
Main Office - Wheaton Office
400 S. County Farm Road
Suite 320
Wheaton, IL 60187
USA
Telephone: (630) 653-9400
Fax: (630) 653-9450
Schaumburg Office
1515 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 640
Schaumburg, IL 60173
USA
Chicago Office
20 N. Clark St.
Suite 2720
Chicago, IL 60602
USA
Orland Park Office
15255 S. 94th Ave
Suite 201
Orland Park, IL 60462
USA