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
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, this is decided when … Continue reading
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
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
Do Non-Parents Have Standing to Bring a Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities in Illinois? Yes, but only in certain limited circumstances.