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.