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Timothy (TJ) Battistelli founded First Response Family Law, with the goal of helping real people find real answers. After working for a judge and another law firm, he started this firm, which focuses on family law and related legal matters.

Meeting TJ is unforgettable because of how passionately and sincerely he engages with people, especially those who need help when he has direction to offer to meet their needs. His own life experience has included divorce, child custody disputes, and co-parenting arrangements. This real-world background has prepared him to work with clients with a true understanding of the problems that they face.

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  • Timothy (TJ) Battistelli Esq.


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A Law Firm Here To Work For You, Not The Other Way Around

Learn more about First Response Family Law by exploring this website. Contact the firm to discuss your divorce, custody modification, or child support issues. You will experience firsthand the client-centered philosophy that is the foundation of First Response Family Law.

For more than 16 years before becoming an attorney, TJ devoted his work life to public service in the U.S. Air Force, policing, and firefighting. This background allows him to work with front-line workers with full awareness of their unique challenges and priorities. It also gives him a perspective of service that he applies to the practice of law. Clients of the firm benefit from this approach in countless ways. Having worked in tough situations, he is ready to fight for the right results for clients when necessary. He is skilled at negotiations but will take a case to trial if a resolution does not come through other methods.

Find Out How We Can Help

Reach the law firm by phone at (312) 715-8853 or online through our short intake form.

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