Rebecca A. Krawczykowski (pronounced “krawz – uh – kowski”) concentrates her practice in family law, taking a “child centric” approach to parenting rights and responsibilities. She emphasizes the need for parents to develop a practical job description for parenting responsibilities and schedule for parenting time, rather than posturing and litigating for labels that imply a win or loss. Focusing on archaic descriptions such as “custody” and “visitation” tend to make parents focus on themselves and their desire to “win” instead of focusing on the best interests of their children. This forward thinking approach has been reflected in the new Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and Parentage Act effective January 1, 2016.
Rebecca represents clients who are going through a divorce, typically involving issues of allocation of parental responsibilities (formerly known as custody), allocation of parenting time (formerly known as visitation), child support, maintenance and property distribution. She represents clients who are parents that never married, who may have issues in the areas of allocation of parental responsibilities, allocation of parenting time and child support. Rebecca also represents clients who are seeking a modification or enforcement of a judgment or court order. She advocates vigorously for her clients whether their matters are resolved through litigation or settlement. Her experience is wide-ranging, from uncontested divorces to inter-state custody disputes to divorces involving businesses and high net worth estates.
Rebecca joined Fay, Farrow & Associates, P.C. as a legal secretary in 2002. She worked closely with John Fay and Mark Farrow as a secretary and law clerk for a decade before becoming a licensed attorney. She understands that disputes in family matters are difficult for her clients and provides legal guidance through challenging emotional times. Client communication is a priority for Rebecca and she is accessible to her clients by email and cell phone.
Rebecca is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and practices in the counties of DuPage, Will, Kane, Kendall and Cook. She is also a DuPage County Guardian ad Litem.
- Family law and domestic relations litigation
- Post divorce modification and enforcement
- Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (Custody)
- Allocation of Parenting Time (Visitation)
- Child Support
- Relocation (Removal)
- College contribution
- Support of adult dependent
- Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) litigation
- Orders of protection
- Pre-nuptial agreements
Valparaiso University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2012
Northern Illinois University, Bachelor of Science, 2006
DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Third Vice President 2016 – 2017
DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, Director 2015 – 2016
DuPage County Bar Association
Will County Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association