Christopher J. Maurer
Wheaton
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10.0Christopher J. Maurer

Christopher J. Maurer

Partner

Phone: 630-653-9400
Fax: 630-653-9450

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.

Christopher J. Maurer is admitted to practice before courts in the State of Illinois as well as the following federal courts:

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

Christopher J. Maurer is a member of the following bar associations:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers, DuPage Chapter

In 1994, Christopher 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. Mr. Maurer earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago's School of Law in 1997, where he was an active member of the College's International Law Program and Organization.

Christopher J. Maurer is a lifelong resident of the northwest suburbs of Chicago. He practices primarily from the Anderson & Associates, P.C. Wheaton office and represents clients in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, Kendall County, Will County, and the other surrounding areas.

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