Child Custody & the Child’s Wishes

Are you concerned about how custody will be determined? Do you want your child’s input to be considered when custody is decided? These are important questions all parents must ask themselves when facing a child custody dispute. If you have questions about child...

Defending Your Right to Visitation

Visitation rights, sometimes called child access, are often a major issue in child custody cases. When a non-custodial parent has some level of custody, that parent is said to have visitation. Essentially, this means that the non-custodial parent has parenting time...

Explaining the Process of Collaborative Divorce

As adversarial as most divorce can be, it may seem likely that your divorce could only be resolved in a courtroom. However, the reality is that most divorce cases are settled privately between the parties. Recently, a rising number of divorce cases are settled through...

FAQs of Illinois Divorce

How Is Property Divided? In Illinois divorce cases, marital property is divided using equitable distribution. This means that all property, including assets and debts, obtained during the marriage will be divided using the equitable distribution standard. Under...