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Child Custody

Modifying child custody orders in Illinois

Usually, courts grant custody orders based on the child’s best interests. However, if you believe that circumstances have changed and your child’s welfare is at stake, you may file a request to modify the existing custody orders. The court will then issue new orders...

Divorce does not need to change everything for your kids

When going through a divorce, it is natural to focus on what is going to change. If you favor the divorce, you can dream about the positive changes it will bring to your life. Soon I will be able to stretch out across the bed. Soon I will be able to move closer to my...

Does 50/50 custody work for those with demanding jobs?

Shared custody is the standard expectation in modern divorces. Judges want to see parents cooperating to support their children. Parents also benefit from more equally-shared custody, as it helps them connect with their children and can limit their child support...

Relocating with a child after a split

A divorce can cause many changes for parents in Illinois. One of them is the possibility of relocating to a different state with their children. While it may seem like parents should always have the right to move, there are legal considerations they must explore when...

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