Category: Child Custody Lawyer

If Both Parents Are On The Birth Certificate, But Not Married, Who Has Custody?
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Posted July 11, 2022

Many couples can maintain a healthy, happy, and long-term relationship with a partner without getting married. However, if they decide to split up and there are children involved, they can end up in a contentious situation. As per Illinois law, the mother has sole custody of children until the father establishes paternity (whether they are […]

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What You Need To Know About Child Custody Law In Illinois
Posted May 25, 2021

If you are engaged in a bitter child custody battle in Chicago, IL, knowing the basics of Illinois child custody law can help you make the right decisions to protect your family. Here are some things you should know: Determine If The Court Has Jurisdiction Over The Case Before the court can decide custody, it […]

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10 Common Illinois Child Custody And Child Support Questions Answered 
Posted May 06, 2021

In regards to custody, visitation, parenting time – what kind of core questions should couples ask before they start talking to an attorney? There are four different types of significant decision-making that parents need to consider when they are dealing with child custody. Those are (1) Educational Decisions, (2) Health Care Decisions, (3)  Religious Decisions, […]

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Why Divorce Is Sometimes Better For Children?
Posted April 07, 2021

Any parent who is in the middle of a divorce or is considering it must be concerned about whether is the divorce better for children or not. The fear can be crippling, but the state your children will be in if you remain in a loveless marriage will be worse. Top Ways Divorce Can Have […]

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My Ex Will Not Follow Custody Rules
Posted October 14, 2020

Custody Order Violations in Illinois In Illinois, a custody order violation is also known as an ‘unlawful visitation interference’ and it is both a criminal and civil offense. The first few offenses are fined, but if a spouse continues to violate custody orders, it can turn into a class A misdemeanor, which can also include […]

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Visitation and Custody if Your Spouse is in the Military
Posted September 23, 2020

Military service can have a significant impact on child custody cases. Several service members have visitation and custody rights with children – even if the other parent is not their current spouse. However, absences and missed court dates can disrupt or undermine their rights due to their military duties, resulting in stress for both parents. […]

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Mediation and Child Custody Disputes
Posted March 07, 2019

Divorce cases come with several complexities and intricacies as there are so many aspects involved, ranging from spousal maintenance to property division. It does not come off as a surprise that the most heated matter which gives rise to dispute is child custody. Of course, the stakes are extremely high and things can escalate real […]

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Will My In-Laws History of Child Abuse Be Factored into our Custody Agreement?
Posted November 25, 2018

During divorce proceedings, child custody is an extremely important aspect that must require great consideration by the court. There are different federal and state laws that govern legal authority of parents to take a decision that may affect legal and physical custody of a child. These laws are in place to devise an effective legal […]

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Child Custody in Illinois
Posted June 07, 2018

One of the major issues that arise after a married couple decides to part ways is custody of their children. In most cases, both parents do not want to give custody to the other spouse. Thousands of couples reach out to the courts everywhere to resolve the conflict around child custody. This whole charade not […]

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