Child Rights

July 16, 2021

What is the Right of First Refusal?

In family law, the statute Section 602.3 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, defines Right of First Refusal (ROFR) as “that if a […]
July 2, 2021

Why Soberlink?

Soberlink is a comprehensive monitoring system that supports accountability to drive sober, especially when children are involved. The system combines a breathalyzer and a portable design […]
May 5, 2021

Can I Change My Judge?

In Illinois, the law is clear and succinct about whether or not you can change your judge. Each party is entitled to one substitution of judge […]
December 8, 2020
Assisted Reproductive Technology and Frozen Embryos: The Art of ART Contracts

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Frozen Embryos: The Art of ART Contracts

In the past decade, the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) has almost doubled. In 2005, 27,047 mothers giving birth to nearly 37,000 babies. You read […]
September 29, 2020
What Rights Does a Stepparent Have to a Child In a Divorce?

What Rights Does a Stepparent Have to a Child In a Divorce?

Blended families have become a common occurrence, as many single parents choose to marry other single parents. Unfortunately, many of these couples will later divorce as […]
August 27, 2018
Mediation

IS MEDIATION FOR YOU?

Mediation is often used as a tool to resolve conflicting family issues just like in business affairs as also other legal matters without the interference of […]
September 12, 2016

Children of Divorce: When to Use a Child’s Representative or Guardian Ad Litem

Divorce can be especially complicated when the parties cannot agree on child custody, visitation, or children’s expenses. These disagreements can include school enrollment, college contributions, holiday […]
January 25, 2016

Illinois’ New Foster Children’s Bill of Rights Act

In 2016, Illinois enacted the Foster Children’s Bill of Rights Act, providing rights for children placed in the care of the Department of Children and Family […]
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