What to Do When You Are a Victim of Family Violence

Many people believe that if they are a victim of violence that is committed by a family member, they have no legal recourse. However, this is not true. While taking legal action against a family member can be emotionally trying, it may be the best thing you can do to...

How Does Infidelity Affect a Divorce in Illinois?

Rates of infidelity in the U.S. are hard to pinpoint – many respondents are not entirely upfront about whether or not they have committed adultery. That being said, most estimates set the rate of infidelity somewhere around 10 percent; 12 percent of men, and seven...

Second-Parent Custody and Adoption in Illinois

In a same-sex relationship where the couple is married and has a child, both biological parents are automatically granted parental rights and custody over that child. This allows both parents to make decision about the child, and protects both parents in the event of...