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Lake in the Hills Child Custody Attorneys | Child Custody Lawyers, Lake in the Hills IL

Lake in the Hills Child Custody Attorneys | Child Custody Lawyers, Lake in the Hills IL

Our Lake in the Hills child custody attorneys will protect the best interests of you and your children and defend your rights. We use every resource to reach a favorable settlement for your case and offer peace of mind.

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O'Flaherty Law of Lake in the Hills

8411 Pyott Road, Ste. 107
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60156
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9 am - 5 pm Mon - Friday
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11 am - 3pm Saturday & 11 am - 2 pm Sunday by Appointment

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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Changes To Illinois Child Custody & Divorce Law That Occurred In 2016

Our Lake in the Hills child custody attorneys discuss the recent reforms that have occurred to Illinois child custody laws.  These changes attempt to limit disputes and move the language of the laws closer to modern understanding.  Shared parental responsibility now falls into four main categories including medical, non-curricular, religious, and educational and are dictated by court order or the parents.  Terms including “visitation” and “non-custodial parent”  are no longer used and have been replaced with "allocation of shared parenting time and responsibility”.  This gives parenting time to each without calling either “custodial”or “non custodial.”

Read the full article by our Lake in the Hills child custody attorneys regarding the 2016 changes to child custody and divorce law.

Factors Lake in the Hills Courts Consider When Determining Child Custody Issues

Our Lake in the Hills child custody attorneys in this article, explain the different factors courts could consider when making decisions regarding allocation of parental time and responsibility.  Decisions are based on the Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and examine issues including  the courts’ decision to factor the best interest of the child, parent’s wishes along with a child’s adjustment to their living situation.   Some of the circumstances taken into account by courts include:

  • A parent's substance abuse 
  • Cohabitation of a parent with someone of the opposite sex.  
  • They summarize many of the different circumstances courts base their decisions and how statutes and case law impact their decision.

Read the full article by our Lake in the Hills child custody attorneys about the factors Illinois courts consider in determining child custody issues. 

Lake in the Hills custody attorney, Kevin O'Flaherty, discusses when Illinois Court Ordered Parenting is applicable and the purpose it serves. Court ordered parenting classes ensure your children's best interests are taken into account.

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