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Personal Injury / Auto Accidents

Leshen & Sliwinski represents people who have been injured due to the negligence or recklessness of others. We can help you get just compensation for your injuries, including medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We have extensive experience in investigating and evaluating cases, negotiating with insurance companies, and, when necessary, aggressively taking cases to trial. Personal injury may involve:

  • Auto accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Hit-and-run drivers
  • Bicycle & pedestrian accidents
  • Dog & animal bites
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Defective products (products liability)
  • Assaults
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Medical malpractice
  • Other types of injury

If you have been injured and believe someone else may be responsible, or if you may have been the victim of medical malpractice, call us at (815) 933-3385 for a free initial consultation. There is no fee unless you recover.

Criminal Defense

Leshen & Sliwinski defends the rights of people arrested and accused of crimes. Our attorneys handle all types of criminal cases, including:

  • Drug charges
  • Assault & battery
  • Robbery & burglary
  • Theft & grand larceny
  • Gun violations
  • Domestic assault
  • White collar crimes
  • Sex offenses
  • Arson
  • Traffic violations
  • Conspiracy

We will protect your rights during lineups, bail hearings, preliminary hearings, plea negotiations, and, if necessary, trial. If you are charged with a crime, call (815) 933-3385 IMMEDIATELY. There is much that can be done to protect your legal rights. There is no charge for the initial consultation.

Divorce & Family Law

If you are facing the possibility of a divorce, planning to adopt a child, or need to modify a child support order, call us at (815) 933-3385 for a free initial consultation. We are committed to helping families come through times of crisis with the least amount of emotional and economic stress. We will be there for you, listening to your concerns, advising you on your options, and keeping you informed on the progress of your case.

Leshen & Sliwinski represents clients on all types of domestic legal matters, including:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Modification of Alimony, Child Support, Custody, & Visitation
  • Paternity
  • Property Division
  • Visitation

Business & Commercial Law

Leshen & Sliwinski advises and represents businesses on a full range of legal matters. Clients include corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, nonprofit organizations, and franchises. Legal issues include the formation, sale, and dissolution of businesses, commercial transactions such as purchase and sale agreements, leases, loan agreements, employment contracts, and secured transactions. The firm advises clients regarding small business buyouts, business disputes, antitrust issues, employee relations, fraud, trade secrets, unfair competition, and other legal concerns.


Leshen & Sliwinski represents clients who have been charged with driving under the influence - drunk driving. Such charges can have serious consequences. A conviction will result in fines and possible jail time. In addition, your insurance company may increase your rates, and you may lose your driver's license. In defending against a DUI charge, you have many rights as a criminal defendant, including the right to cross-examine the witnesses against you, even if they are police officers. An experienced attorney can make all the difference. If you have been charged with DUI, call us at (815) 933-3385 for a free initial consultation.

Wills, Trusts, & Estates

Leshen & Sliwinski provides a full range of services in estate planning and administration. We will assist you in the planning process itself and will prepare all necessary documents, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and related documents. Our attorneys also handle the administration of estates and trusts, from the simplest to the most complex, as well as all aspects of estate litigation (such as will contests).


Leshen & Sliwinski, P.C.
One Dearborn Square
Suite 550
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: (815) 933-3385
Fax: (815) 933-3397

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