Following 20 months of contentious litigation and a five-day evidentiary hearing in the Circuit Court of DuPage County, Patrick Hurley‘s client was recently granted a modification of custody of her 12 year-old son and was further granted permission to relocate the child to her residence in the State of North Carolina, the court having determined that this relief was in the best interests of the minor child. The case involved complex child custody issues and featured the testimony of twelve witnesses, including the court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and a clinical psychologist.
Patrick Hurley’s practice at Huck Bouma is primarily concentrated in the area of family law, where he provides counsel and representation to the firm’s clients in matters relating to divorce, custody, premarital agreements, and the like. He also handles a variety of other civil litigation matters. Pat has been named an Illinois “Super Lawyer” in the area of family law since 2013 and has received the prestigious AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Pat has recently concluded his tenure as the Immediate Past President of the DuPage County Bar Association and Chair of its Judiciary Committee and serves as a member of Illinois State Bar Association Assembly, representing ISBA members from the 18th Judicial Circuit.