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Family Law

Family law matters offer unique challenges because they combine legal complexities with emotional stress. Whether it is filing for divorce, handling difficult child...

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Personal Injury

If you are injured in an accident caused by the negligent, careless, or reckless actions of someone else, you are entitled to financial...

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Workers' Compensation

In Illinois, employers are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. If you are injured while on the job...

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Criminal Law

When you are thrown into the criminal law system, it can be overwhelming. Whether you or a loved one has been accused of...

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Real Estate

Real estate transactions or all kinds involve numerous details and can be extremely complex. To ensure your interests are protected, it is important...

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Corporate Law

Having experienced legal representation available when needed is an essential component to starting and running a business. At the law office of Botto...

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Attorneys

McHenry County Attorneys

Serving Clients in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Family Law, and Criminal Matters

When hiring an attorney to handle your legal matter, you have so many options to choose from it can be challenging to tell the difference. At the law office of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, PC, we take pride in offering legal services that stand above the crowd. For more than 30 years, our firm has provided exceptional legal counsel and representation to clients in McHenry County and Northwest Illinois.

Experienced Legal Representation in Chicagoland

Our legal team includes a diverse group of attorneys skilled in handling a wide range of legal matters. Collectively we have resolved thousands of cases. As experienced negotiators and litigators, we achieve successful resolutions both in and out of court. Several of our lawyers have received high distinctions including Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Leading Lawyer status. We work as a team on many of our cases and pool our collective experience and knowledge to best service our clients.

We prioritize client satisfaction. We work closely with our clients to understand your goals and objectives, and we tailor our legal advice and advocacy to achieving those goals. Our areas of focus include:

Whether you are going through a divorce, dealing with an unexpected injury, facing criminal charges, or involved in a business dispute, we understand that your case is critically important to you. Our attorneys strive to ensure our clients’ rights and interests—both personal and financial—are protected at every step of the legal process. We believe that an open line of communication with our clients is essential and thus we make informed decisions about your case.

If you need exceptional legal assistance in any of our practice areas, contact us to schedule a free consultation. Our firm offers flexible appointment hours including Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and we are available for home visits if you cannot travel. We accept credit cards and also offer payment plans. Our staff includes numerous Spanish-speakers who are available to translate for clients whenever necessary.

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Our attorneys

The law firm of Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, PC, has assembled an attorney team with a broad range of legal experience. Our ten-member team includes a court-appointed mediator and a former vice president of the family law section of the McHenry County Bar Association, as well as a former assistant state's attorney for McHenry County, and a former trauma and surgical nurse.

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Testimonials

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Francisco J. Botto

Your in excellent hands with Francisco J. Botto

I am very grateful for the peace of mind that your office has returned to me by solving this problem. The services and attention that you provided to me and my case were always excellent.

- Posted by Jesus G., Workers’ Compensation Client

Michelle C. Gehris

A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED ATTORNEY

To this day, I continue to recommend Michelle Gehris to both women and men who are getting divorced. Michelle has been representing me over the last several years handling my child custody matter. She has been one of the most honest and trustworthy lawyers I have retained. Michelle helped me...

- Posted by JAY, a Child Custody client, 8 months ago

Great attorney.....would recommend her to anyone needing a lawyer.

Michelle represented me in a child custody case. She was always upfront an honest with me about my case. She worked very hard to help me get custody of my children.

- Posted by a Child Custody client, 8 months ago

What an AWESOME attorney

Michelle represented me in a divorce and child custody matter. What I liked most about her as compared to other attorneys I met with is that she was honest and to the point. She did not make promises that she could not keep, or try to paint a rosy picture...

- Posted by a Divorce client, about a year ago

Christine D. Gale

Christine is wonderful

Christine was able to identify my needs shortly after we met. She guided me with great results. I have recommended her already. She did a great job.

- Posted by a Divorce client, 7 months ago

Terrific representation!

Ms. Gale was an excellent attorney. She was very knowledgeable and gave me good insight into the issues at hand. She was very professional in court and was able to think quickly during trial to ask all the right questions. I would highly recommend her!If you are reading this...

- Posted Georgia, Divorce client, 8 months ago

You're in excellent hands

Christine was very compassionate towards me while representing me with my divorce. She was non judgemental and made sure I knew what my options were in accordance with the law. She was readily available when I needed her and while helping me cope with all of the difficult emotions of...

- Posted by Lynn, a Divorce client, 8 months ago

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Botto Gilbert Gehris Lancaster, PC

970 McHenry Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

800.338.3833
815.338.3838