The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has several resources available to help people in divorces and paternity cases. These include:

AAML - National Publications


AAML - Illinois Chapter Publications



AAML - National Publications for Lawyers


  • Bounds of Advocacy Guidelines Updated in 2000 to Help Family Lawyers in Confronting Moral and Ethical Dilemmas
  • AAML Child Custody Evaluation Standards " Guidelines" by the AAML regarding child custody evaluations.


AAML - Illinois and Our Role


  • Chicago Daily Law bulletin article regarding recent amicus briefs by the Illinois Chapter of the Academy and their importance in Illinois Supreme Court decisions.

Please also see our Links and Resources page for other websites, books and publications. For more information about the Illinois Chapter of AAML and the services we provide, please contact us at 1-312-263-6477 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST), fill out our contact form, or email us at