Family Law

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Divorce Service Should Be Handled By An Experienced Family Law Attorney

  • We are one of the best law firms in Lake County when it comes to helping families resolve disputes.
  • Our award winning law firm provides honest legal advice during an initial consultation.
  • Julie Glade has over 14 years of legal experience that has helped her become one of the top lawyers in the area.
  • An aggressive lawyer can help you reach favorable outcomes in your family law dispute.
  • Julie Glade is rated as one of the best attorneys on Avvo, based partly on reviews left by our clients.

Bringing A Unique Perspective To Your Family Law Matter

Divorce and family law issues can create difficult, sensitive challenges for any attorney. For a multitude of reasons, the ending of a relationship can result in unanticipated emotional and financial devastation. As your Lake County family law attorney, I will offer you the personalized and professional support you need to address your issues and get your life moving forward again. As a nurse and health care practitioner, I bring a unique perspective to the medical, mental health, and emotional issues that present themselves in family law cases.

Child Custody, Support, And Visitation

For example, disputes regarding child custody, support, and visitation typically require physical and psychological evaluations which must be analyzed and submitted to the court. I can interpret relevant medical and psychological information with experience and competence that could be costly if a firm had to rely on outside experts. In fact, I have been appointed by family law judges to serve as a Guardian Ad Litem to evaluate and represent the best interests of minor children. Local attorneys have also called on me to testify on behalf of their clients as an expert witness pertaining to parenting time and visitation issues. Although attorneys may not testify for their own clients, my combined nursing and legal experience may provide a strategy that leads to both savings and desired results.

As a Lake County family law attorney, I serve clients in a range of family law matters including:

  • Child custody, support, and visitation
  • Paternity actions
  • Guardianship and adoption
  • Military household legislation

I also represent separating and divorcing spouses in any kind of divorce situation, including:

  • Legal separation
  • Mediation
  • Uncontested divorce
  • High net worth divorce
  • Collaborative divorce law

Guardianship And Adoption

If you don’t know where and how to go about adopting a child, as a Lake County family law attorney, I can refer you to appropriate private, local adoption agencies that help match children with prospective parents. I handle adoption cases quickly and efficiently, but with sensitivity, as it can be an emotional process for all involved. If you are interested in adopting, seek representation from a family law attorney.

Very professional and thorough. I have and would again recommend Julie to anyone needing a divorce attorney. – Brad Wood

Guardian Ad Litem

It is always imperative to work for the best interests of children involved in family law matters. Various Indiana courts have appointed me to serve as Guardian Ad Litem, a legal representative to advocate for children’s best interests. I cherish these opportunities. These appointments have enhanced my sensitivity to the needs of children involved in the legal process, making me better able to assist those clients who have children.


Lake County Family Law AttorneyMediation is gaining popularity as a mechanism for settling disputed legal issues. It is especially useful in cases involving children, where parents wish to minimize the stress and conflict that accompany court cases, or in matters where the conflicts are relatively simple and allow for compromise. Mediation in household legislation matters can very cost-effectively simplify the litigation process. I am trained to provide mediation services in family law matters, and I am a registered mediator in the State of Indiana who can help you reach solutions regarding personal and family matters. If mediation may be right for your situation, or to speak with me regarding any other family law matter, schedule an appointment at The Law Office of Julie R. Glade, RN, JD.

Hire An Experienced Lake County Family Law Attorney

I am happy to evaluate your case. I have years of professional legal experience serving clients in disputes involving property division, child support, spousal support, and paternity issues. Please schedule an appointment by placing a call to our law firm at (219) 736-0456 or by filling out the contact form on this web site. From my law office in Merrillville, I serve clients throughout Lake County and Porter County in northwest Indiana.