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In this Learn About Law podcast & videoblog, Illinois custody attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses the changes in 2016 to Illinois child custody law.
In this article our Illinois attorneys discuss the recent reforms to Illinois child custody laws. These changes attempt to limit disputes as well as move the law closer to the modern realities of parenting. Parental shared responsibility will now fall into four main categories including religious, medical, extra-curricular and educational decisions. No longer will terms such as “visitation” and “non-custodial parent” be used in court orders. Instead, courts enter orders in terms of shared parenting time and responsibility giving parenting time to each without calling either “custodial”or “non custodial.”
In this Learn About Law podcast & videoblog, Illinois child custody attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses factors courts consider In determining child custody issues.
In this article, our Illinois child custody attorneys explain the factors courts considers when determining of the allocation of parental time and decision-making responsibility. The court's primary concern is to determine what parenting situation will be in the best interest of the child. In order to determine this, courts consider factors such as the parents' and the child's wishes, the child’s adjustment to his or her living situation, one parent's substance abuse, and cohabitation of a parent with someone of the opposite sex.
Illinois child custody lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains Illinois court ordered parenting classes.
In this article, our Illinois custody lawyers explain how court ordered parenting classes work in Illinois. Parenting classes are mandatory whenever parents are involved in a court proceeding in which parental time and responsibility is allocated, with certain exceptions for good cause or the best interest of the child. Our Illinois child custody lawyers explain the purpose of court ordered parenting classes, and how to find out which parenting classes are approved by the court.