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According to the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, paternity is a legal relationship between a father and a child. It is the fundamental basis of a man’s parental...

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Are you preparing to get divorced in Illinois? If so, you undoubtedly want to make it through the process as efficiently and painlessly as possible. Unfortunately, your partner may not...

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The term ‘child visitation’ is no longer officially used in Illinois. Instead, the concept of visitation is now encompassed by the term ‘parenting time.’ Under Illinois law (750 ILCS 5/602.7),...

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Child support is money a non-custodial parent pays to the other parent to provide for a child. While child support is gender neutral under the law — meaning both mothers...

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Remarrying is common. According to the Pew Research Center, more than two thirds of people who get divorced will eventually get married a second time. This raises an important question:...

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A contested divorce is one where spouses are unable to reach an agreement on one or more issues relevant to their separation. Unsurprisingly, asset division is one of the common...

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Under Illinois law, paternity is presumed when the mother is married — meaning no action is required to make her husband the legal father of the child. For unmarried couples,...

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Contrary to how it is sometimes described or portrayed in the media, divorce does not have to be a nasty or ugly. While ending a marriage is never an easy...

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In 2016, Illinois officially removed the terms "custody" and "visitation" from its legal code. Under state law, the concepts are now known respectively as "parental responsibilities" and "parenting time." In...

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If a father has established paternity for a child, a father can receive child support. In the eyes of the law, a father has equal parental rights to that of...

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