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Nicholas W. Richardson

Palatine Family Law Attorney

Practice Areas

Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Divorce Mediation, Same Sex, Spousal Support, Prenup / Postnup, Parenting time / Visitation, Grandparents, Parentage / Paternity, Property Division, Uncontested Divorce, Collaborative Law, Family Law

Main Office

The Law Offices of Nicholas W. Richardson, P.C.
110 N. Brockway Street, Suite 220
Palatine, IL 60067
Phone: 847-873-6741

About Nicholas W. Richardson

Attorney Richardson has been practicing law for over 12 years. Mr. Richardson represents clients facing family law issues throughout the state of Illinois in cities including Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Mt. Prospect, Streamwood, Barrington, and Buffalo Grove. Attorney Richardson advocates for individuals and their families who are struggling with issues including divorce, spousal support, division of property, child custody, parenting rights, paternity, prenuptial agreements, and step-parent adoptions. Mr. Richardson is a dedicated attorney who prioritizes his clients' needs and tailors his strategies and approaches to each unique case.

Attorney Nicholas Richardson has been admitted to the Illinois State Bar since 2004. In 2013, Mr. Richardson was admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States of America. He holds professional memberships with the Northwest Suburban Bar Association as well as the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. He is trained in both mediation and collaborative law. Throughout his career, Attorney Richardson has been recognized for his proficient work in the field of family law. In 2016, he earned a Top 10 Ranking from the National Association of Family Law Attorneys, and from the years 2015-2018, Mr. Richardson was named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.


University of Missouri, School of Law, J.D.-2003
University of Missouri, B.A.-2000

Bar Associations

Illinois State Bar Associations

Honors & Awards

National Association of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 Ranking, 2016- Present
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015-2018

Professional Associations

Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Condo Association - President, Treasurer, Board Member
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois - Fellow
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