Category Archives: Visitation

Very few divorce agreements ever remain totally unmodified, and some of the most common modifications involve parenting time. For a variety of reasons, parenting time divisions are extremely likely to change, though in some cases it is possible to successfully … Continue reading

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As any parent can tell you, parents spend a lot of time worrying about their children. A parent may be concerned about bullies on the playground, if their child is zipping their coat up in the cold, or if he … Continue reading

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Illinois law states that the both of a child’s parents are entitled, at the very least, to a reasonable amount of time with the child unless the court finds that visits would be dangerous to the child (physically, mentally, emotionally … Continue reading

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It is not easy to be a parent. When you are unmarried, divorced, or separated, and the other parent has been awarded the majority of the parenting time, you may face serious difficulties in being the parent you wish to … Continue reading

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While the allocation of parental responsibilities is typically an issue between divorced, separated, or unmarried parents, grandparents and other family members often play a crucial role in the life of a child. According to Illinois law, grandparents may even petition … Continue reading

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Following your divorce, it can be difficult to truly understand the role you are expected to play in the life of your child. Of course, you want to be an active parent and maintain a healthy, ongoing relationship with your … Continue reading

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Over the last few months, courts across Illinois have been adjusting to the sweeping family law amendments that were passed last summer and took effect on January 1, 2016. While some of the changes were essentially procedural, others were aimed … Continue reading

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A recent Illinois divorce case, along with its subsequent appeal, has set a precedent of sorts regarding a court’s authority over pet visitation following the end of a marriage. With relatively little statutory guidance and a dearth of previous examples heard … Continue reading

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There are a wide variety of reasons why you and your child’s other parent may not live in the same home. Whatever drove you apart—if you were ever really together—following your break-up or divorce, you and the other parent will … Continue reading

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A number of posts on this blog over the last few months have discussed some of the family law changes that took effect in Illinois this week. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act was recently amended to update … Continue reading

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