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Divorce typically isn’t something you’re prepared for. Ending your marriage creates a cloud of uncertainty regarding your life and your future and also brings with it a whirlwind of emotions.

Our Springfield, Illinois, attorneys realize how frightening this transition can be. They take the time to sit down with you to understand your concerns, explain how the process will work, and work diligently with you to to protect both your rights and the rights of your children.

Divorce Attorneys Dedicated to Helping Men

It does not matter how tough you are, a divorce is likely going to take a toll on you. The decisions you make have the potential to impact your finances for years to come. More importantly, your choices can affect the relationship you have with your kids.

Cordell & Cordell’s Springfield attorneys exclusively practice family law with a focus on men’s divorce. That gives them a unique understanding of the challenges you are likely to face in the family court system as a man and a father.

Our Springfield attorneys handle a large range of family law issues from uncontested divorce to complex asset division.

Advocates For Dad’s Rights and Fathers’ Rights

Cordell & Cordell was founded in 1990 by Joseph E. Cordell and his wife, Yvonne, in an effort to help level the playing field for men in family law.

In the years since, Cordell & Cordell has grown into one of the largest family law firms representing men in the world with offices all across the United States. In 2015, the firm expanded internationally with the opening of its first office in the United Kingdom.

At Cordell & Cordell, we understand the unique challenges military families face during divorce.

National Client Testimonials


“[My attorney] was exceptional; she really worked above and beyond. She cared about not only my wants and needs but my children’s needs as well. She provided an overall fantastic service. …”


“I keep coming back to Cordell & Cordell because of Amanda. Her execution, response time and advice has helped me through the hardest years of my life. I am so thankful for her.”


“[My attorney] has been really thorough in explaining things and taking the time to ensure I fully understand.”