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Even though the child custody and parenting time laws are under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, in the Prairie State, unmarried parents have the same rights and...

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At a time when you were utterly bored out of your mind, you may have wondered why the keys on a keyboard are in such a random order. The answer...

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The question of when to sign a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity is quite common. Roughly 40 percent of today’s births are outside wedlock. This percentage has almost doubled since 1990....

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Keller Legal Services attorney Emily Wolf, far right, recently volunteered at the Warrenville-based Illinois Youth Center with members of the DuPage County Bar Association's Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth Committee and...

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When they first hear about it, most divorcing couples believe mediation will be a waste of time. They reason that if they can successfully talk out their problems, they wouldn’t...

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Way back in the day, emotional abuse, which was then called mental cruelty, was basically the only way to obtain a divorce. Then, in 1969, incoming California Governor Ronald Reagan...

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A generation ago, most children grew up in “traditional” families. They lived with a married father and mother who had never been married to anyone else, along with their pure...

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Questions or concerns about parents’ rights in Illinois often arise in divorce cases involving minor children from the marriage. Yet it is important to know parents have rights - even...

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Before the new Illinois Parental Responsibility Law, Illinois courts would award child custody to one or both parents. Under the old system, Illinois courts could award sole or joint legal...

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What Is An Uncontested Divorce? Just hearing the word divorce conjures an image for many estranged spouses battling one another in court over every last issue, from the division of...

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