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Even just a decade ago, it was uncommon for fathers to win custody of their children, rather than just having visitation rights. Partial custody was awarded in some cases and full custody was rarely awarded unless the mother was a … 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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As often happens with  legal matters, there are several misconceptions regarding  child custody. One of the most common is the idea that the courts favor mothers when awarding custody. This, however, is not always the case. Child custody is one … Continue reading

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Paternity is defined as the relationship between a child and his or her father. After legal paternity has been established, the father is linked to responsibilities as well as rights related to that child. This typically includes child support and … Continue reading

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