Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jeffrey M. Leving  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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Illinois Connection

Mr. Leving practices law in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Named one of “America’s Best Lawyers” by Forbes Radio, Jeffery Leving is the author of two ground-breaking books, Fathers’ Rights and Divorce Wars. He co-authored the Illinois Joint Custody Law and has made frequent appearances as an expert legal analyst and commentator on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX National News, and ABC News. He is also the Chairman of the Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood and President Emeritus of the Fatherhood Educational Institute.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Divorce Wars :
ISBN: 0061121762. OCLC Number: 71006818

Collins,. .

Shares strategies for managing a difficult divorce, offering recommendations for selecting a compatible lawyer, preparing a defense-oriented divorce plan, and keeping a former spouse accountable at the conclusion of a case.

Fathers' rights :
ISBN: 0465023622. OCLC Number: 35391001

BasicBooks,. .

Drawing on more than fifteen years of frontline experience, Leving leads fathers through every twist and turn of the legal system and shows them how to protect their rights (and their children's) - both before and during divorce litigation. This authoritative and accessible book covers every aspect of the custody process, including protecting the parent/child relationship as a breakup occurs; finding a competent and sympathetic lawyer; drafting a "Shared Parenting Agreement"; demonstrating parental competence when falsely accused of abuse; avoiding parental alienation; determining when to settle and when to litigate; techniques for dealing effectively with psychologists, social workers, and other domestic relations experts; and much more.