Practice Areas

Divorce and Legal Separation

Our offices handle divorce, post-decree, child support, visitation, maintenance, and property disputes. 

Criminal Defense

Whether you've been accused of a felony or misdemeanor crime, our legal team is prepared to protect your rights. 

Estate Planning

Protect your family, friends, and even pets in the event you are no longer able to care for them. Have a plan of action in place for your future care and for those you love.  

License Reinstatement

If you are seeking reinstatement of your driving privileges from the Secretary of State, our attorneys will ensure that you are well prepared for your hearing.

Real Estate Transactions

If you are buying or selling a home, have one of our experienced attorneys walk you through the process and represent your interests.  

Traffic Matters

Have you been issued a traffic citation? We can help. No matter how big or how small. Don't risk an increase in your insurance rates. 

Our Approach


At Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd. we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to taking whatever actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

Many clients become frustrated that they have a difficult time reaching their attorney. At Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd. you can be assured that you will have your attorney's personal cell phone number and will receive a response to your telephone messages within 24 hours. 

A Team in Your Corner

Every morning, our legal team has a meeting to discuss our cases. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case. 

Legacy of Success

Members of our team have decades of courtroom experience and all of our attorneys have a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. 



Whether civil or criminal, our lawyers are trial ready. You can count on an experienced litigator to represent your interests when it matters most.  Whether you are facing jail time or a highly contentious divorce, we're here to help. 

Collaborative Law

Not all family law cases are suited for litigation. Do you and your spouse wish to work things out transparently and amicably? You have options. Take control of your case. Our attorneys are fellows of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. 


Are you and your current or former spouse at an impasse? Can't decide how to divide your property? Do you disagree when it comes to how to raise the kids? Sit down with one of our mediators to try and craft a creative solution. 

Our Team

Attorney Marie Sarantakis

Marie Sarantakis (Principal Attorney)

 Marie Sarantakis has been recognized as a Top Ten Attorney Under 40 in Illinois for family law by the National Association of Family Law Attorneys and earned distinction as a Rising Star by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers  featured in Chicago Magazine.

Ms. Sarantakis is a litigator frequently representing spouses in high conflict family law cases in the courtroom and is also trained in collaborative law and mediation for those who prefer alternative methods of dispute resolution. 

Umberto Davi (Of Counsel)

Umberto Davi is a Past President of the Illinois State Bar Association. He has extensive experience in every aspect of family law and has successfully litigated numerous family law cases over the years.  He is often appointed by various judges as a child representative, Guardian Ad Litem (GAL), for children who need a voice and are in the middle of contentious divorce matters.  

Mr. Davi is a certified Mediator, Guardian Ad Litem, and is trained and certified in Collaborative Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

William Danna (Of Counsel)

William Danna is a general practitioner with over three decades of civil litigation experience. Mr. Danna's breadth of knowledge includes landlord/tenant matters, debt collection, and property disputes.