Matthew G. Shaw, Attorney


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Matthew G. Shaw

Kane County Divorce Lawyers | St. Charles IL Child Custody Attorneys | Family Law

Divorce & Family Law, Alimony & Spousal Support, Mediation, Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Adoption, Parenting agreements, Property Division, High Asset Divorce, Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

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Having previously practiced in general and family law practices, and having served as the child support attorney for Kane County Circuit Court Clerks Office from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Shaw opened his own law practice concentrating in family law in 1991. In 2000, he co-founded the law firm of Shaw, Jacobs, Goostree & Associates, P.C. in St. Charles, Illinois, which concentrated its practice in family law, including dissolution of marriage, financial issues, and custody litigation. In 2016, Matt reopened his own law firm Shaw Family Law, P.C.
Position Organization Location Duration
Managing AttorneyShaw Family Law, P.C.Saint CharlesCurrent
School Degree Major Graduation
Northern Illinois University College of LawJ.D. Law School1986  
Illinois College, JacksonvilleB.A.1983
State / Court Date
Illinois1986
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    Family Law Section Counsel Co-Chair
    Family Law Section Council Custody Subcommittee, 2002-2003
    Kane County Bar Association
    Chair, Family Law Committee, 2008-2009
    Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
    American Bar Association
    DuPage County Bar Association
    Illinois Family Support Enforcement Association
    America Trial Lawyers Association, Past Member
  • Distinguished BV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013-2014
    Leading West Suburban Lawyers, Leading Lawyers Network, 2013-2014
    10.0 Superb Rating, Avvo
  • Maintenance Review: Jurisdiction, Procedure, Statutory Standards and Factors, Strategies for Family Law in Illinois, Aspatore Publication (Thompson Reuters), 2015 Edition
    Chapter One, Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Handbook, Author, 1995 and 2011
    The Family Law Lawyer Column, Kane County Bar Association Brief
    Maintenance: 'Til Death do us Part?
    Dissipation: When Does it Begin to Begin?
    Maintenance: Payable upon Death? Tax-free?
    Does More Parenting Time Justify Less Child Support?
    Commingling Non-Marital and Marital Property: Reimbursement for Contributions?
    Ever Read the Mental Health and Development Disabilities Confidentiality Act?
    Are Vacation Days Marital Property?
    UIFSA: Modifying Out of State Child SupportInterest on Unpaid Child Support: Mandatory?
    Holiday Stress and Family Law
    Family Law Newsletter, Illinois State Bar Association
    An Introductory Overview of Jurisdictional Requirements under the IMDMA and UCCJA
    Supreme Court Interprets Dissipation
    Pre-nuptial Agreements
    Interpreting "Prior Obligations"
    Transfer of Marital Residence Found Fraudulent by Bankruptcy Court
    Finances Important to Many Post-Recession Couples, Daily Chronicle, Feature Story, July 2014
    Case Study: Plano Dad's Child Support Payment Problems a Family Affair, Aurora Beacon News, Feature Story, June 2014
    Forming Families: St. Charles Adoption Attorney Shares His Story of Bringing Families Together, Kane County Magazine, Feature Story, November 2011
    Family Law Seminars, Kane County Bar Association, 1988-2008
    Negotiating/Drafting Maintenance Provisions, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 22, 2007
    Commingled and Transmuted Property, Chicago, Illinois, September 21, 2006
    Evidence: Turning a Witness, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 9, 2005
    Ethical Dilemmas for the Family Law Practitioner, Bloomington, Illinois, March 1, 2004
    Custody Changes: What are Your Odds?, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 15, 2003
    Hot Tips for Custody Litigation, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 21, 2000
    Ethical Problems of the Divorce Practice, Peoria, Illinois, October 12, 1994
    Organizing a Small Divorce Office: The Business of Law (panel discussion), Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, June 25, 1993
    Custody Evaluations under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 215 (a) and (d) and IMDMA 604 and 605, Chicago, Illinois, December 4, 1992
    Jurisdiction, St. Louis, Missouri, June 28, 1991
    Child Support, Panelist, Springfield, Illinois
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(1986) Licensed as Attorney in Illinois. Verified with Illinois State Bar Association.March 11, 2017

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Matthew G. Shaw
555 S. Randal Road
Suite 105
Saint Charles, IL 60174
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Saint Charles, IL 60174


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