Meet Our Family Law Attorneys, Belleville, IL


Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C., Family Law Attorneys in Belleville, Illinois, offer skilled and personable legal care in matters of divorce and family law. We have experienced many of the same struggles you are going through, and we are prepared to guide you through them.

Divorce Attorney, Belleville IL

Prior to starting her family law firm, Susan Parnell Wilson spent six years in general practice at another local firm. While at that firm, she handled various family law cases and helped families navigate difficult circumstances. When she started her own firm, it was a natural decision to focus on the area of divorce and family law.

Wilson’s background in education carries over into her practice and sets the tone at the firm. The staff and attorneys at Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. treat each client with respect. Legal jargon and case details are always explained completely and in understandable language to make each client comfortable with the case.

Learn more about our firm’s attorneys by clicking on their individual bios below:

Susan Parnell Wilson

Susan Parnell Wilson


Heather Wescoat Dabler

Heather Wescoat Dabler


Sara Lorraine Rice

Sara Lorraine Rice


Family Law Attorney in Belleville, IL

We represent clients in a range of family law matters including divorce, parenting issues, support issues, marital property division, probate and estate revisions.

Mediation Lawyer in Belleville, IL

We firmly believe in the mediation process and the benefits it can bring to divorces and parenting responsibility allocation. We are licensed mediators.

Traffic & Criminal Law Attorney

If you were accused of a DUI or you received a traffic ticket for any alleged violation, let us protect your rights and work to minimize the impact on your life.

Belleville Family Law Attorneys Who Are Truly Responsive

Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C., is committed to being the most responsive divorce lawyers Belleville IL has to offer. We understand that this is one of the most challenging times in your life and that being informed is important to your state of mind. We return phone calls and answer emails as quickly as possible.

You can count on us to be organized and methodical during this trying time in your life. You can count on us for our stability and strength to help you not only survive, but thrive, throughout your transition. With Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. you will receive the input and feedback that you need now more than ever.

We strive to educate and inform our clients on every step in the divorce or mediation process. Family law matters are, by their very nature, often frustrating and challenging for couples and parents as they make difficult decisions. Likewise, a DUI charge or traffic ticket has high stakes that can impact your life well into the future.

Our Belleville-based family law, mediation and divorce attorneys help make your difficult choices more understandable, giving you a clear perspective on what is going on and what might lie ahead for you and your family. Knowledge and understanding is crucial for making the difficult decisions around divorce, mediation and traffic law.

We Understand Issues Around Military Family Law

Military families have their own particular issues as they deal with family law situations. Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C. has added a staff member who has worked with military members, bringing in-depth knowledge to this area of divorce and family law.

If you are facing a divorce and are serving in the military, we can help you with division of property or parenting issues in Illinois. Contact us for a consultation to discuss your particular issues related to military divorce in Belleville, Illinois and surrounding areas.


Mediation Services As A Family Law Option

We strive to point our clients to the most peaceable resolution possible. We offer mediation services and often recommend that approach. Family Law Attorney, Susan Parnell Wilson, has been a licensed mediator since 1993, and our experience suggests that families that have the opportunity to talk through their goals and concerns in an open and honest setting reach agreements that are more likely to be honored in the long term.

Attorney Heather Dabler, who recently became certified as a domestic mediator, brings to the table over 10 years experience in litigating family and personal injury cases. The 40 hour course, which she attended in January 2017, provided instruction in not only traditional mediation, but also collaborative mediation and other cutting edge concepts.

To schedule a mediation appointment, which would include both parties, please contact us today at 618-235-1600.

Wilson, Dabler & Associates, L.L.C.

14 South Second Street
Belleville, IL 62220

Contact Us

Fax- 618-235-1617




Office Hours

8:30am-5pm Monday-Thursday
8:30am-4pm on Fridays
Closed for lunch from Noon-1pm
After Hours Appointments Available