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Van A Schwab Attorney at Law

Phone: (312) 372-4569 View Additional Phone Numbers 221 N La Salle St Suite 3315, Chicago, IL 60601

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Van A. Schwab Attorney At Law is a law firm specializing in family law and bankruptcy. Located in Chicago, IL, this firm represents clients from downtown Chicago and the surrounding areas, including Oak Lawn, Edison Park, the Gold Coast, and the West Loop. This firm has additional offices in Skokie, Libertyville, and Deerfield. Attorney Van A. Schwab has over 32 years of experience in family law, and for over 15 years has been a court-assigned child representative in a variety of custody and support cases. Schwab earned his law degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law; he is a certified divorce mediator and a children's representative from Matrimonial Committee of Chicago Bar Association.

Practice areas of this firm include family law, divorce, child custody and spousal support, property division, and bankruptcy. Areas of divorce covered include divorce mediation, uncontested divorce, contested divorce, high-asset divorce, arbitration, and collaborative law. Child custody and spousal support areas covered include child support, children's representatives, child support modification, parentage, paternity, adoption, high-income child support and spousal support, and spousal support. For property division, Van A. Schwab Attorney At Law assists with closely held business divisions, division of retirement accounts, complex property division, business owner divorce, and qualified domestic relations orders. Schwab also assists with Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.

Visit the website for Van A. Schwab Attorney At Law to learn more about the practice areas this law firm covers, read their informative articles on family law, and schedule a low-cost consultation to discuss a possible family law case.

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for Van A Schwab Attorney at Law include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Van A Schwab Attorney at Law
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: November 20, 2012 Business started: 01/01/1984 Business started locally: 01/01/1984
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 E Randolph St, Ste 1500, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (800) 826-8625

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Van A Schwab
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Van A Schwab
Business Category

Attorneys & Lawyers - Bankruptcy Attorneys & Lawyers - Bankruptcy & Taxes Attorneys & Lawyers - Divorce Attorneys & Lawyers - Estate Planning Attorneys & Lawyers - Adoption Attorneys & Lawyers - Child Advocacy Attorneys & Lawyers - Collaborative Divorce Attorneys & Lawyers - Family Attorneys & Lawyers - Wills, Trust & Probate Offices of Lawyers (NAICS: 541110)

Alternate Business Names
Van A Schwab Law Offices

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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