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The Crosby Law Firm staff photo Welcome to The Crosby Law Firm. Established in 1980. Local roots. Lasting strengths. A locally owned and managed law firm with over 150 years of combined experience. Protecting you and your family throughout the Rockford, Belvidere, Freeport and the entire Northern IL Stateline area.

How We can help?

We can also assist you with real estate legal matters, bankruptcy law, and criminal and traffic law.
Call us at (815) 397-2006 to get a FREE consultation! Contact us to get our legal assistance at flat fees.

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Michael Crosby

Turn to Attorney Michael Crosby for dependable legal assistance. He is well-acquainted with all the areas of practice of an American law firm. He can assist you with divorce, family law, bankruptcy, advanced care planning, probate, personal injury claims, DUI, traffic, criminal law, corporate, business, and real estate law matters.

Mark Brynteson

Attorney Brynteson concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of Civil Litigation, Corporate and Business Formation and Litigation, and Personal Injury Claims.

Dave Hugdahl

Attorney Hugdahl concentrates most of his law practice in the areas of Criminal Defense as well as DCFS and Juvenile Defense matters. Furthermore, Attorney Hugdahl represents individuals regarding DUI, Traffic, and License Reinstatement matters.

Tyler Crosby

Attorney Crosby will begin his career assisting our Personal Injury, Family Law, and Estate Planning departments.

Owen Ainsworth

Attorney Ainsworth has practiced throughout northeastern Illinois for nine years. His Passion and most of his court matters have been in family law cases- protecting the interests of children and making sure his clients’ property is preserved.

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Let a divorce lawyer, child adoption & visitation lawyer, or family lawyer help you resolve even the most sensitive and contentious family law matters. We have extensive knowledge of divorce, child custody, paternity law, and family law. Additionally, we represent clients in bankruptcy, criminal defense, immigration, real estate, wills and trusts, probate, and corporate law.

Our family law firm takes care of a number of your legal needs, so you can get the guidance and assistance you require. Whether you have been injured in an accident or you need help with one of the other areas of practice listed above, you will find an experienced lawyer to guide you through the process, so you have the highest chance of success possible.

When you need legal advice in Rockford, Belvidere, Freeport, IL and surrounding areas, call the Crosby Law Firm. We offer an initial office consultation, free of charge, so you can speak with an attorney about your situation with no financial obligation. Please contact our office at (815) 397-2006 to schedule a free consultation with a motor vehicle accident lawyer, medical malpractice lawyer, or wrongful death lawyer.

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Client Testimonials

Very thorough and professional. Staff is detail oriented, kind and compassionate. Handled my case quickly, saving me thousands of dollars. 10/10 would definitely hire again.

Denny Sanders


Client Testimonials

The Crosby Law Firm, specifically Danielle Burza- Smith helped me with my landlord and estate planning issues. Danielle explained everything really well! Would definitely recommend!

Staci Donald


Client Testimonials

Really good firm !!! Everyone there has made me feel welcome and when talking to attorney I feel like I’m talking to a friend. Staff is polite and very accommodating not to mention they always answer all of my questions and have never made me feel degraded because I don’t understand legal lingo like another firm did to me. Highly recommended !!!

Nicole Almond


Client Testimonials

I didn’t have to wait long to be seen. The staff was very friendly. I’m confident that they can handle my problem.

Don Kristofek


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A Message from The Crosby Law Firm regarding COVID-19:

Our clients' safety, health, and well-being is our number one priority at The Crosby Law Firm. However, we understand that the law and your legal circumstances continue on even in times like this, and it is our duty to provide you with the legal services you need. Legal services are considered an "essential business", as mentioned in Governor Pritzker's executive order, thus The Crosby Law Firm remains open and available to assist you with your legal needs.

To our existing clients - we are available to answer your calls immediately and to arrange communication with your lawyer and paralegal virtually or in-office. We are uninterrupted in terms of work or progress on your case.

To prospective clients that need our help - we are available immediately to assist and are flexible in terms of meeting with you and determining the best way to do so. We offer free phone consultations and are still able to receive, scan, and forward any pertinent documents relating to your prospective case.

We are doing all that we can to maintain a safe environment while keeping our office open, and we appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this challenging time.