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Darran M. Barhaugh

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Naperville, IL

The Barhaugh Law Firm, P.C.
134 N. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: 630-355-9651
Fax: 630-355-9652
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012, 2014 - 2016
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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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
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012, 2014 - 2016

About Darran M. Barhaugh

First Admitted: 2005, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


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

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Will County Bar Association
  • President, Corporate Law Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Vice President, Corporate Law Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

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

Educational Background

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

134 N. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540

Phone: 630-355-9651

Fax: 630-355-9652

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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