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Respectful, Realistic
Legal Guidance

Family changes can cause confusion and anxiety.
I can help you find a better path.

Respectful, Realistic
Legal Guidance

Family changes can cause confusion and anxiety. I can help you find a better path.

Compassionate Help For Family Change

Experienced Counsel You Can Trust

Uncertainty. Loneliness. Fear. Anger. These are just a few of the feelings many people experience when facing a divorce or other family law matter. Few things in life seem more certain than family, and a divorce or child custody dispute can threaten that security.

I have more than 40 years of experience helping families in Lake County, Illinois, work through difficult family law cases. The way your case is resolved has a major impact on your future family dynamic. At my law firm, Thomas M. Gurewitz, Attorney at Law, It is my goal to help you reach a resolution that keeps your family intact and allows you to start your new life with dignity.

Family Law

Family Law


I provide strong legal help for shifting family dynamics.



I can guide you to a new foundation for your future.

Animals And Divorce


I help determine the best way to share custody of domestic pets.

Divorce And Family Law Representation In Waukegan, Illinois

TJ And Henry

TJ And Henry Can Relieve Your Stress

It is important to me that my clients feel comfortable in my office. For that reason, I bring my dogs, TJ and Henry, to work with me. They have unique ability to relieve tension and alleviate negative emotions. If you need a break, they will happily play catch or let you give them a pat.

TJ and Henry

Creative Solutions For Complex Issues

Just like no two families are the same, no two family law cases should be handled in the same way. The solution to your problem should not only make sense for you, but also result in a resolution that leaves you and your children better off.

As your lawyer, I will respect you and your wishes when finding a reasonable and realistic approach to your case. I will listen to your concerns, learn your family dynamic and work with you to find the right approach for your family. It is my goal to help you find stability at a reasonable cost. Whether you are going through a divorce, wish to revisit a child custody agreement or need help with another family law matter, I will work hard to make sure that your family is protected.

Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation Today

To arrange an initial consultation to begin discussing your issue, please call my office at 847-693-7371, or arrange an appointment online. My office is located across the street from the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan, and there is parking behind the building.

What People Say


“When I called you in 2017 to ask about guardianship, I had no idea what was involved. Thanks for guiding us through it all.”


“Thank you again so, so much for all your help and support in my time of need. You provided the exact amount of service I was hoping for, were truly understanding and patient with all my requests and acted accordingly.”


“You helped us gain custody back of my boys in February of 1988. Additionally, in August of that year you helped us be allowed to move the boys (Bryan and Mark) to Spokane, WA because my husband Bob had landed a job out there.”


Call Today To Start The Process