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March 24, 2017

Parenting Time Is the New Visitation

Child Custody



Once a divorce is finalized and the final decree issued, the mechanics of how children of the marriage are cared for take effect. The overriding principle the law applies to children is always a consideration of what is in their best interests. No matter how contentious matters get between parents, coming together to raise children […]

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February 27, 2017

Fathers Seek Changes in Child Custody Laws

Child Custody



A group of fathers has banded together to lobby for child custody law changes. The group, called Dads Can Too, believe that joint custody should be the starting point for all custody hearings in Illinois. The fathers in the group have struggled — in some cases for over a decade — to see their children more often […]

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February 6, 2017

Can Child Custody Mediation Work for You?

Child Custody



One of the most important and emotional factors in a divorce is figuring out how children of the marriage will be cared for. When going through a divorce, there are many issues to take into consideration. Where a couple has accumulated significant assets such as financial holdings, business ownership, real estate, trusts, and retirement assets, […]

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August 2, 2016

How to Handle Parenting Time Schedules When Your Child Is Sick

Child Custody



There can be nothing more upsetting to a parent than to see their child sick. We want nothing more than to be able to do everything in our power to make them feel better, and it is not uncommon for a parent to believe that they are the best one to take care of an […]

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July 4, 2016

Protecting Father’s Rights in Illinois

Child Custody



Despite recent changes to divorce and parenting laws in Illinois, fathers still sometimes struggle to receive their fair shake in a courtroom. Stigmas regarding gender roles, issues in establishing paternity, and other, various factors are often to blame. However, there are a few ways that you can protect your legal rights as a father and improve your […]

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