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Including Unique Provisions in Parenting Agreements

The beauty of a parenting agreement is that the parents can fashion the agreement to fit the specific needs of their family and individual circumstances. As long as the family court finds the provisions are in the best interest of the children then it should be approved.  There are many different issues and areas of

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Legal Victory for Stepparents in Civil Union in Illinois

There was a unanimous ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court on September 24, 2020, that parents in a civil union have the same rights as stepparents as married individuals and that those rights will continue after the death of their spouse. Stepparent Rights in a Civil Union The facts of the case were that Kris

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Is Your Ex Alienating Your Child?

What You Can Do When the Other Parent is Alienating Your Children This area of law is difficult since there are judges that don’t believe that parental alienation exists. Any lawyer practicing family law knows that alienation exists, however. The question then becomes, “how do you demonstrate that the other parent is alienating your children?”

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Stepparent Visitation in Chicago Divorce

As Chicago divorce attorneys, we often speak with stepparents that have formed close parental relationships with step-children. When that marriage leads to divorce, many wonder if an Illinois family court will allow an order for parenting time or stepparent visitation with a step-child?  Stepparent Visitation in Illinois When it comes to divorce where a stepparent

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Can My Child Testify in Family Court?

As Chicago family law attorneys, we are often asked should a child testify in family court. Parents often know that their children see and hear what happens in a family home, or in their parent’s individual homes and that the children often have access to information that would corroborate the parent’s position.  Many parents who

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When Can I Appeal a Family Law Court Order?

As a Chicago family law attorney, I am often asked by clients if they can appeal a family law court order.  You have a right to appeal a final decision from the family law court and you also may have a right to appeal a decision from a family law court that is not a

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Understanding Social Security Benefits in an Illinois Divorce

Aside from retirement benefits and other long-range assets your family acquired during your marriage, Social Security benefits are one more asset to look at when dividing property after a divorce.  This asset is not one that the divorce court will give you, but one that the state you live in awards you in certain circumstances. 

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