smiling girlsThe November issue of the DCBA Brief is out. DuPage County Family Law Attorneys Erin Birt and Elizabeth Chacko co-authored the article “The Changing Role of the Tender Years Doctrine: Gender Bias, Parenthood, and Illinois Law” in this months DCBA Brief.  Click here to read the article on page 26.

Erin and Elizabeth are also the vice-chair and chairman of the DCBA Child Advocacy Committee.  Attorneys are invited to attend the next meeting scheduled for November 8, 2013 at 11:45 AM when 4 child experts will present on the effects of divorce, the stages of change for a child, the helpful resources available for a child, and how to use the available resources to help any child cope with a separation or divorce.


Erin Birt has been a family law attorney for the last 10 years.  Prior to that she worked as a clerk at the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office in both the criminal division and the child support enforcement division.  Erin focuses her practice of law on the delicate issues of family law and strives to reach a private resolution in all matters for the benefit of the parties and their children.  To learn more about her services and practice philosophy, please visit our website or contact us at (630) 891-2478.