CHICAGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Tuesday, March 12th, well-known fathers' rights attorney Jeffery M. Leving will host Chicago Counterpoint at 7:30 PM (CST) on channel 21 CAN-TV. Mr. Leving's special guest will be accomplished Chicago family law attorney for immigrants Alexandra Martinez. Ms. Martinez and Mr. Leving will discuss the Illinois Joint Custody Law, which Mr. Leving co-authored, as well as the difference between joint legal custody and joint residential custody.
Viewers can call in with questions and comments at (312) 738-1060 or stream live at: http://cantv.org/live. Questions can also be submitted through the Fatherhood Educational Institute Facebook Page.
Earlier in the year Ms. Martinez helped secure a major child custody win when she worked with attorney James Hagler to win custody for People Magazine Teacher of the Year Robert Vega, a Chicago resident.
About Attorney Alexandra Martinez
Ms. Martinez received her juris doctorate from DePaul University College of Law. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association and is fluent in Spanish. Before joining the Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., she contributed to the Advanced Immigrant Defense Clinic and gained critical experience defending falsely accused parents in DCFS cases. She also worked for the Legal Aid Bureau safeguarding victims of domestic violence. She is experienced in strategically litigating contested family law issues relating to child support, visitation, maintenance and child custody. She has helped immigrant families in contested divorces as well as foreclosure, bankruptcy, evictions and immigration issues.
About Attorney Jeffery Leving
Jeffery M. Leving (http://dadsrights.com) has been named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio™. He is also the chairman of the Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood (www.ResponsibleFatherhood.Illinois.gov) and founder of the Fatherhood Educational Institute, which promotes fatherhood in impoverished communities. In November of 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Leving the National Lifetime Call to Service Award. His groundbreaking book on custody, Fathers' Rights, hit #1 on Amazon's Best Selling Author's list. He is also the author of Divorce Wars and the newly released and critically acclaimed How to Be a Good Divorced Dad.
About CAN – TV
CAN-TV (Chicago Access Network Television), allows members of the community to voice their opinions on television. CAN-TV has five local, non-commercial channels that reach over one million viewers throughout Chicago. For more information concerning the pursuit of justice for immigrant families, call Jennifer Whiteside at (312) 296-3666.
SOURCE Law Offices of Jeffery Leving