Polachek and Polachek, Attorneys at Law
1000 Hart Rd., Suite 300
Barrington, IL 60010


In addition to their pre-trial litigation services, at Polachek & Polachek, our attorneys are skilled advocates in the post-trial process.  The appellate team handles post-trial motions and appeals for civil and criminal cases that have been handled in our office in the pre-trial stage, as well as cases which have been referred to our firm post judgment.  We understand that time of the essence in appellate work and we will begin to work immediately on your case.

If you would like to appeal a judgment or verdict received in your case, please contact Polachek & Polachek at 847-381-2242 to receive a free initial consultation.  If you are an attorney or law firm seeking to refer a case for appeal, please contact us at 847-381-2242 to discuss your case.

General Litigation

Polachek & Polachek is a general litigation law firm with over 40 years of experience representing clients in a variety of litigation matters.  Our attorneys understand that when individuals and businesses are involved in litigation, the situation is often very stressful.  Our clients receive high quality, personal service from our attorneys, who work closely with our clients throughout the entire process.  In addition to litigation services, we offer an alternative dispute resolution practice including mediation and arbitration.  Our attorneys are experienced in many areas of the law and have represented clients in legal matters including:

  • Business Law

  • Civil Litigation

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Contract Litigation

  • Criminal Matters

  • Estate and Probate Litigation

  • Labor and Employment Matters

  • Licensing Disputes

  • Personal Injury Litigation

  • Product Liability Litigation

  • Misdemeanor Matters

  • Real Estate and Property Litigation

  • Trust Litigation

Please contact the experienced attorneys at Polachek & Polachek at 847-381-2242 to consult with an attorney, discuss your litigation matter, and schedule your free initial consultation.

Business Litigation

At Polachek & Polachek, we have the skills and experience to handle any complex legal situation that your business will go through. Whether it’s a small or large business, the exceptional service and expertise of our attorneys will guide you through the legal process in a timely and cost efficient manner.   

Business disputes are at times unavoidable.  At Polachek & Polachek, our attorneys are experienced litigators and we will take the necessary steps to protect your business and represent you and your business during any court process.  Our attorneys understand that under certain circumstances, even in litigation, effective negotiation can lead to a favorable solution.  Polachek & Polachek will litigate issues which may arise from various disputes including:

  • Business Disputes

  • Shareholder Freeze-Out and Squeeze-Out Litigation

  • Business Fraud

  • Business Disputes in Divorce

  • Franchise Litigation

  • Termination of Franchisees

  • Litigation: Non-Compete Agreements

Contact Polachek & Polachek at 847-381-2242 to schedule a free initial consultation and discuss the various options pertaining to your business dispute.

Real Estate Law and Litigation

At Polachek & Polachek, our attorneys have over 40 years of experience handling a variety of real estate matters ranging from residential real estate closings to complex commercial transactions, as well as general real estate litigation matters.  Our attorneys take pride in offering our individual and business clients thorough representation and personal attention.  We deliver efficient results and always work diligently to protect our clients’ rights and interests.

Real Estate Transfers

Whether you are buying or selling a residential property, commercial property, vacant land, or other real estate, the transfer of property can become an exceedingly complicated process. Here at Polachek & Polachek, we assist our clients by offering a variety of legal services for such transactions as drafting and review of contracts, real estate closings, for sale by owner (FSBO) transfers, breach of contract actions, specific performance, and quiet title actions. We understand that buying or selling real estate is an important transaction for our clients and our attorneys are here to exceed expectations and assist our clients through the process. With our extensive experience in real estate, our firm can help clients understand every aspect of their real estate transactions.  Our services include:

  • Review of listing agreements, contracts, and purchase agreements

  • Drafting of contracts, contingencies, and modifications

  • Order and review of title insurance and survey

  • Document preparation

  • Review of financial documents

  • Representation in purchase-sale negotiation

  • Representation in lease negotiations

  • For Sale By Owner (FSBO) transactions

  • Closing of transaction

  • Commercial Closings

  • Post-closing follow up

  • Landlord Tenant Law

  • Mechanics Lien

  • Short Sales

  • Property Rights

  • Quiet Title actions

  • Litigation of Property Issues, breach of contract, specific performance

If you are in need of a real estate attorney to assist you in the purchase, sale, or lease of real estate, or if you are in need of a real estate litigation attorney, please contact the attorneys at Polachek & Polachek 847-381-2242 to schedule a free initial consultation and discuss your real estate issue.

Corporate and Business Law

Northern Illinois Corporate and Business Law Attorneys

At Polachek & Polachek, we have worked for over 40 years helping small businesses in Chicago and Northern Illinois thrive.  Our Barrington, Illinois law firm has earned the respect and admiration of our clients and other attorneys alike by focusing on service.  As one of our clients, you will benefit from the broad knowledge and experience of our attorneys.  Our attorneys will work professionally and efficiently to advance your business interests while shielding you from personal risk and liability.  The attorneys at Polachek & Polachek will assist you with:

Entity Formation: 

Our attorneys will assist you in selecting the appropriate business structure for our clients businesses.  Whether the selection is a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability partnership, corporation, Subchapter S Corporation (Sub-S), or Limited Liability Company (LLC), Polachek & Polachek will help you form the new company.

Purchase or Sale of a Business: 

The attorneys at Polachek & Polachek are experienced at handling the purchase or sale of our clients businesses, including asset purchases, stock purchases and mergers.  We will negotiate the terms and conditions of the transaction and draft the contract and buy-sell agreements where necessary.  We assist our clients in conducting the appropriate due diligence and close the transaction.

Employment Matters: 

Polachek & Polachek can assist you with employee issues such as hiring or terminating employees, termination and severance agreement, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure of trade secrets, and dealing with independent contractors.

Business Issues: 

Polachek & Polachek has experience dealing with businesses with more than one owner and the issues which might arise including shareholder disputes, disability or the non-performance of a co-owner, retirement, business issues in divorce, and rights of first refusal.

Registered Agent: 

If requested by our clients, the attorneys at Polachek & Polachek will serve as Registered Agents in the State of Illinois.

Corporate Maintenance: 

Once our clients' businesses are up and running, the attorneys at Polachek & Polachek remain committed to assisting our clients and provide outside general counsel services.
At Polachek & Polachek we put our clients first and use or legal skills and experience to provide our clients with quality, personalized legal representation.

To speak with an attorney about your business concerns, contact Polachek & Polachek at 847-381-2242 to schedule your free initial thirty minute consultation.