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" Chris and his firm have represented me in several matters over the years, including my divorce and other business matters. He’s the one I call when I have a legal question or dispute. He always gives me good advice and explains what’s going on. He fought strongly for me in court several times and always got me good results. "

Posted November 8, 2017 by Ted F. on Avvo

Schaumburg Family Law Attorney Christopher J. Maurer
10.0Christopher J. Maurer Avvo Client's Choice Award


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL
  • College of Communications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar

Christopher J. Maurer is a licensed Illinois attorney at Anderson & Associates, P.C. with 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, where he was an active member of the College's International Law Program and Organization. In 1994, Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he also did work for Habitat for Humanity, the Daily Illini Newspaper, and WPGU Radio.

Areas of Practice

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctorate - 1997
    • Honors: Member, International Law Program and Organization
  • College of Communications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Science - 1994
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Member
Chicago Bar Association DuPage Association of Woman Lawyers Illinois State Bar Association DuPage County Bar Association Northwest Suburban Bar Association
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