Uncontested Divorce Lawyer
Denise Erlich

Serving the Greater Chicagoland Area
Since 1999

Uncontested divorce lawyer Denise Erlich is passionate about helping divorcing couples in the greater Chicagoland area transition to their new life as seamlessly as possible. Ms. Erlich patiently guides her clients through every step of the divorce process and provides clients with candid advice about their case and legal options, so they can make informed decisions about their future.

Ms. Erlich is passionate about helping clients navigate through the divorce process to achieve their goals in the most cost-effective way. She is committed to resolving cases outside of court to minimize conflict, legal fees and emotional stress, but willing to fight if necessary and take a case to trial.

Ms. Erlich uses her 22 years of litigation and life experience to provide her clients with the support they need, is always available to answer questions in a professional and timely manner, and help her clients move forward during this difficult and emotional time. She treats every client with respect and understands how stressful it can be to go through a divorce and other family law matters. Ms. Erlich provides valuable information, resources and insight to help clients understand the divorce process, ensure their rights are protected, and make the best decisions for their family.

Ms. Erlich is the Managing Member of Erlich Law Office, LLC, and focuses her practice exclusively on divorce, family law matters, and collaborative law. She is admitted to the Bar in Illinois and has represented clients located in DuPage, Cook, Will, and Kane County.


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Ms. Erlich is a certified mediator and trained Guardian Ad Litem with the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of DuPage County and is appointed by the court to serve in that capacity and make recommendations in accordance with the best interests of the children. She also serves as an arbitrator for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of DuPage County.

Ms. Erlich obtained her J.D., with honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1999. Graduating in the top 15% of her law school class, she received the CALI Award in Trial Advocacy, was on the Dean’s List, and earned a Certificate in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She received her M.B.A. in Finance from DePaul University in 1995, and her B.S. in Computer Science and Accounting from the University of Illinois in 1986. With years of experience as a certified mediator and trained in collaborative law, as a Guardian Ad Litem, and arbitrator, Ms. Erlich seeks to resolve disputes as fairly and amicably as possible through alternative dispute resolution options, such as collaborative law and uncontested divorce. Ms. Erlich is a fellow of Collaborative Divorce Illinois and a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Ms. Erlich is also a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers and the Illinois State Bar Association, and Assistant Director of the Naperville Chapter of the National Association of Divorce Professionals.

In her time away from the office, Ms. Erlich enjoys spending time with her husband and children and training for triathlons.

Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
Special Training
Pro Bono Activities

Professional Associations and

Collaborative Divorce Illinois, fellow
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, member
National Association of Divorce Professionals, Assistant Director, Naperville Chapter
DuPage County Bar Association, member
DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, member
Illinois State Bar Association, member

What Our Clients Say

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“Erlich Law Office exceeded my expectations in my divorce! Denise Erlich always had my back, was well prepared and was willing to do the tough stuff. I was very happy with the results, which is hard to say during a divorce. I highly recommend her services. She is very dedicated to her clients and goes above and beyond!!”

~ D.S.​
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“Denise was everything that we were looking for in a lawyer. She was open and honest with us about how she believed the case would go and helped us work through an uphill custody battle. She was both professional and personable. She answered all of our questions, provided solid counsel, and was very timely with getting back to us. We have used her for several occasions and are extremely satisfied with her work and commitment to helping our family. If you are looking for representation, I would wholeheartedly recommend her and her team for your needs.”

~ M.P.​
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“The Erlich Law Office is terrific! Denise is an organized professional who really helped me understand every step of the court process. She made sure to make my main concerns for my family her concerns. She was also honest and forthcoming with suggestions. It was refreshing to find a lawyer who not only knows the many laws of the court, but is also empathetic to the emotions a divorce entails.”

~ A.V.
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“While looking for a lawyer, I googled best divorce lawyers in DuPage County and Denise Erlich’s name appeared. During the consultation, she explained the whole divorce process in a very understandable way; she listened to all of my questions and answered them with confidence, and honesty, taking as much time as needed with me. I was very impressed by her intelligence and experience. …

~ M.F.
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“Erlich Law Office helped me with exactly what I needed while going through a divorce. Not only was Denise thorough and professional she was compassionate as well. Denise helped me to understand my rights but also to make sure that my long term interests, and the interests of my children, were well protected. Her rates were very reasonable and she was able to connect me to other resources that I was in need of during this very difficult time in my life.”

~ R.M.