|Advisory Board Member|
| Litigator: Yes|
| Practice Description: |
For more than 30 years, Kristen H. Fischer has engaged in private practice, concentrating on all aspects of family law and labor relations. She is an approved guardian ad litem, a limited guardian ad litem and a mediator in the Sixth Judicial Circuit. Ms. Fischer was raised in the western Chicago suburbs of Elmhurst and St. Charles. Fischer & Wozniak is a general practice law firm, representing individuals and businesses in labor relations, bankruptcy, criminal, civil, domestic relations, family law, contract litigation and real estate matters.
Notable Cases and Results:
In Re Marriage of Decker, Illinois Supreme Court: Contempt finding against attorney (myself) was reversed. (1992)
In Re Marriage of Underwood, Fourth District Appellate Court (2000): Maintenance may be ordered where one spouse is declaring bankruptcy resulting in marital debt being borne solely by the other spouse.
In Re Marriage of Boland, Fourth District Appellate Court (1999) Trial Court's refusal to allow depreciation as a deduction in the determination of a farmer's income upheld.
State of Illinois, 1977
Federal District Court, Central District
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Hourly Rate: $200.00/hour
Retainer: Varies by Case
Year of Birth: 1952
Law School: University of Illinois Law School,J.D., 1977
Undergraduate School: Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1974
Ansel, Eisenberg & Marsh, 1977-1978
Fischer Law Offices, 1978-1996; 1996-1998
Assistant Public Defender, Champaign County Public Defender's Office, 1996
Fischer & Wozniak, P.C. 1998- date
Bar/Professional Association Involvement: Illinois State Bar Association
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