Naming a “Custodial Parent” in Illinois

Illinois has now abolished the term “custody” in parentage and dissolution of marriage actions.  Instead, the Court can allocate parental responsibilities for major decisions for minor children to one or both of the parents, including major decision making authority for … Continued

Accuracy in Disclosure Statements

Any family law case in Illinois which involves financial issues will require the parties to exchange Financial Disclosure statements.  The Financial Disclosure statement is designed to tell the court, in a snapshot, what your income, property, expenses and debts look … Continued

Mediation in Family Law Cases

Unfortunately, in family law matters, many parties end up returning to court at one point or another to deal with something new or unanticipated. Sometimes the issue is noncompliance, other times the issue is modification of a previous order for … Continued