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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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There is no question that divorce is already a difficult and painful process. Couples with children have an even more challenging road ahead of them. Parents must not only come to terms with the end of their marriage, but also … Continue reading

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“The best interest of the child” is a phrase often heard in several different contexts related to Illinois family law. However, they all intend to ensure that children are well protected and taken care of in every possible way. While … Continue reading

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Divorce is a painful process for the families who go through it. Children can especially be affected, as their entire world is changing. During or after a divorce, it is difficult for many to hold their tongues regarding their ex-spouse, … Continue reading

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More and more research is continuing to confirm what some experts have been saying for decades: Children need both parents in their lives to be happy, healthy and successful. For many years, it was assumed that children of divorced parents … Continue reading

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When it comes to making decisions regarding child custody—now called the allocation of parental responsibilities in Illinois—a family court judge is an unenviable position. He or she is tasked with making arrangements that will affect the lives of not only … 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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When a couple with children elects to end their marriage, they will need to create a parenting plan for the future. A parenting plan is a formal agreement that specifies the rights and responsibilities of each parent regarding the child, … Continue reading

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It not uncommon for child-related legal matters such as the allocation of parental responsibilities or a proposed relocation to become highly contentious. In some cases, the involved parties may find it difficult or impossible to reach an agreement that is … Continue reading

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