Category: Parentage


How Does Parental Relocation Work in Illinois?

Whether you’re a parent who wishes to relocate with your child, or you’re paying child support to the custodial parent and have shared child custody, it’s important to know the laws surrounding parental relocation in Illinois. It’s not always necessary … Continue reading

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Parental Custody and School Decisions

Although many people still talk about custody in the wake of divorce, Illinois no longer uses the term. The Court usually decides who gets parental responsibilities when married parents divorce; if the parents were never married, the Court needs to … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Co-Parenting After Divorce

Divorce isn’t easy, and neither are the painful readjustments that accompany it. Transitions and visitation are difficult — emotionally, mentally, and logistically. Co-parenting can get especially tricky when young children are involved, as you and your ex will need to … Continue reading

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Six Tips to Refine Your Parenting Skills

Being a parent is one of the toughest jobs a person can ever have, and good parenting can difficult for even the best of us. Even when you have the best intentions, things often go differently from what you’d hoped. … Continue reading

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Grandparent and Third-Party (Non-Parent) Rights to Children in Illinois

Do Non-Parents Have Standing to Bring a Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities in Illinois? Yes, but only in certain limited circumstances.

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Parentage Actions in Illinois

As any parent knows, raising a child is one of the most rewarding challenges one can endure. So what options does a parent have when they find themselves with no rights to the custody or care of their child? This … Continue reading

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