Marie Taraska is focused on Criminal Defense, Defense of DCFS matters, Juvenile and Family Law. We handle cases in Chicago, Cook, Will and Lake County. If you have been arrested, indicated for a DCFS matter, have a parentage case or custody dispute we can help.

Chicago Lawyer


Marie J. Taraska, Attorney At Law is the attorney for any and all legal advice and representation in the Chicago, Cook, Will and Lake County areas. Ms. Taraska focuses in Defense of Department of Children and Family Services – DCFS matters, Family Law, Juvenile Delinquency and Criminal Defense matters. Ms. Taraska has years of experience representing families who have had been falsely accused and investigated by DCFS and Law Enforcement, have been mistreated and have had their constitutional rights violated. Ms. Taraska understands the stress that DCFS and Family Law matters create for you and your family and will work to make sure your rights are protected.

Ms. Taraska’s services go way beyond court trials and out of court negotiations. Ms. Taraska makes it a point to support her clients from the very beginning of an investigation into your family by DCFS or Law Enforcement all the way to the end. She offers counsel, advice, and studies each and every case closely to ensure every detail of the case is taken into account and used to the client's benefit.

Areas Of Practice


  • Defense of DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services) matters

  • Family Law - including parentage, custody, visitation and child support matters.

  • Juvenile Delinquency Law and Criminal Law

Ms. Taraska is happy to help you whether you are being investigated by DCFS, Law Enforcement, have been charged with a crime or are seeking legal counsel for DCFS, Juvenile or Family Law matters in court.

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