Darran M. Barhaugh

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Naperville, IL

The Barhaugh Law Firm, P.C.
 | 134 N. Washington Street, 1st Floor
Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: 630-355-9651
Fax: 630-355-9652
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012, 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

As the sole proprietor and founder of The Barhaugh Law Firm, P.C., Darran M. Barhaugh represents people going through a family law matter in DuPage, Lake, Kane, Kendall and Will counties, Illinois. He also helps make sure that children's rights and interests are protected as a court-appointed guardian ad litem.

Whether it is a divorce, a custody dispute or a child support claim, Mr. Barhaugh explains to his clients their options and legal rights under Illinois law. He is well aware of the impact that these cases can have on their lives, and he looks at the short- and long-term effects of each decision. He assists clients in the valuation and division of assets, and he uses his skills as a certified mediator to help them settle child support and custody issues without lengthy and expensive litigation.

Mr. Barhaugh recognizes that many fathers want to play an active role in their children's lives. If the parents were not married, he assists the fathers with establishing paternity so that they can defend their rights. Then, he helps fathers arrange visitations or parenting time and advocates for them in custody disputes, if necessary. If clients have been subjected to domestic violence, Mr. Barhaugh is there to help them obtain court orders of protection and prevent the abuser from causing harm to them or their children.

Involvement in the legal community is important to Mr. Barhaugh. He is a member of the Will County Bar Association, the Kane County Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Additionally, Mr. Barhaugh has served as vice president and president of the Corporate Law Association. He earned his law degree in 2005, from The John Marshall Law School where he served as editor on The John Marshall Law Review.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Criminal Law


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Rising Stars: 2012, 2014 - 2016

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About Darran Barhaugh

Admitted: 2005, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.barhaughlawfirm.com/Attorney/Darran-Barhaugh.shtm...


  • Lifetime Member, Cambridge Who's Who, 2007
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Divorce and Custody Mediator, the Association for Conflict Resolution, 2010
  • Court Approved Guadian Ad Litem for Dissolution and Custody actions

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Corporate Law Association
  • Vice President, Corporate Law Association
  • National College for DUI Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Will County Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyer Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Western Illinois University, 2002
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Office Location for Darran M. Barhaugh

134 N. Washington Street
1st Floor
Naperville, IL 60540

Phone: 630-355-9651

Fax: 630-355-9652

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Last Updated: 9/10/2019

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