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Raiford Palmer

Family Law Attorney

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Raiford Dalton Palmer, J.D., AAML is a long-time Illinois family law attorney and managing shareholder of Chicagoland-based STG Divorce Law where he focuses on complex divorce cases, especially those involving high net worth individuals. His work includes collaborative divorce, mediation, child custody, and post-divorce matters, as well as premarital and postmarital agreements. He has successfully won multiple jury and bench trials and managed numerous successful arbitrations and mediations. Raiford has also argued an appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court.

A multi-year winner of client service awards from as well as a multiple awardee of the SuperLawyer and LeadingLawyer designation for family law in Illinois, he is a frequent lecturer on Illinois divorce law and law firm management topics. Raiford is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

His book, I Just Want This Done - How Smart, Successful People Get Divorced Without Losing Their Kids, Money, and Minds, is available for purchase on, and more information and products related to the book are available at the book website.

Raiford's Recent Articles

5 Ways Smart People Succeed during Divorce
5 Ways Smart People Succeed during Divorce
You just found out you're getting divorced. Your mind is running 1,000 miles an hour.