Category Archives: Family Law

False accusations of domestic violence are, sadly, all too common in family law cases. Such allegations are problematic for a number of reasons. First, they undermine legitimate efforts by organizations throughout the country to prevent and eliminate the very real … Continue reading

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Allocating parental responsibilities often involves more than just parents and children. Grandparents and other family members often play a critical role in a child’s life. For this reason, Illinois low allows grandparents to seek court-ordered visitation rights with a child. … Continue reading

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In a number jurisdictions throughout the United States, a couple may be considered married without ever having the official “walk down the aisle.” Couples who wish to marry but do not want the pomp and circumstance of a large wedding … Continue reading

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In an effort to stay current and updated with regards to the family laws, in early 2016 the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) was updated to reflect some slight, yet useful, changes that are helpful to note. … Continue reading

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