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Modifying the Allocation of Parental Responsibilities: Parenting Time

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Categorized as Child Custody & Visitation

Many people are familiar with the terminology “custody” and “visitation” when thinking of child-related issues in dissolution and parentage matters. However, those are outdated terms. As of January 1, 2016, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) began using “allocation of parental responsibilities” instead. Parental responsibilities include parenting time and significant decision-making responsibilities.

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Coparenting Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

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Categorized as Child Custody

It can be challenging for divorced parents to navigate the holidays, particularly if they are sharing parental responsibilities with their children. We hope that you and your children will have a wonderful holiday season if you make preparations in advance, maintain an open mind, and implement some of these coparenting tips. Plan Ahead and Get

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Can I Relocate With Children After My Divorce?

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Categorized as Child Relocation

Starting the Process to Relocate With Children Post-DivorceRelocation Based on Child’s Best InterestsWhat Kind of Evidence Do I Need for my Relocation Case?What are the Consequences of Moving Without the Court’s Approval?Relocation When Other Parent Fails to Exercise Parenting Time A common question we hear is whether or not a parent can relocate

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My Spouse Refuses to Communicate During Divorce

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Categorized as Divorce

The Right Tools to Improve CommunicationMediationCoaches, Therapists and MoreParenting CoursesInternet Apps Parties who are divorcing are not typically known for communicating particularly well.  This lack of positive communication more often than not leads to the demise of the marriage.  So, at a pivotal time in your life, when you are trying to figure

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