About Maria Citino

Maria Citino is the Founding Member of Citino Family Law LLC. She has practiced exclusively in the area of family law throughout her career. Although Maria is an experienced and accomplished litigator, she also prides herself on helping clients devise cost-effective settlement options to meet their objectives. Her genuine and honest approach helps clients through the emotional stress inherent in all family law matters.

Maria Citino’s practice includes a wide range of domestic relations matters, including divorce, allocation of parental responsibilities/child custody, child support, maintenance, and enforcement proceedings. Ms. Citino also handles complex financial issues, such as disputes involving business interests, multi-generational family farms, agricultural assets, tracing of non-marital assets, complex financial discovery matters, and international property disputes in connection with divorce.

Maria Citino is a skilled appellate advocate, having authored numerous appeals on family law issues including dissipation of marital assets, maintenance, inter-state support, enforcement of judgments, post-divorce allocation of pension benefits, and jurisdictional disputes in the context of domestic relations litigation.

Maria Citino | Citino Family Law

I work closely with my clients to resolve their problems and protect their interests.

Maria’s Experience and Training

Maria has extensive training in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Maria received her certification in divorce mediation from Northwestern University. 

She also has significant experience and training in the area of domestic violence and has litigated numerous cases involving orders of protection. Maria Citino has completed the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network 40-hour Domestic Violence Training and has presented city-wide workshops and seminars on domestic violence and other family law related topics. In addition, Maria has lectured for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Family Law Series. In 2009, Maria was awarded a Greenberg Traurig, LLP Equal Justice Works Fellowship.

As an Equal Justice Works Fellow, Maria Citino spent two years at the Legal Assistance Foundation, where she represented low-income victims of domestic violence in complex domestic relations matters. 

Ms. Citino is fluent in Spanish and in 2011, was featured in the Huffington Post for her work as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Spanish-speaking community.

I help my clients determine their priorities and determine their options, so they can make practical decisions about their future and their family.

Family Law Attorney | Maria Citino | Citino Family Law
Family Law Attorney | Maria Citino | Citino Family Law