Allocation of Parental Responsibilities Now Replaces “Child Custody” In Illinois

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New laws have taken effect in Illinois that replace certain definitions concerning family law and how divorced, separated, or otherwise unmarried parents spend time with their children. Senate Bill 57 became law as of January 2016 and contains significant changes about how and when visitation is allocated, which may affect you. To start, terms like… Read more »

Changes To Illinois Child Custody Laws

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In 2016, Illinois passed legislation altering the laws concerning child custody. The new law seeks to make both parents more involved in the upbringing of their children and prevent feelings of exclusion for the betterment of the child. The changes bring Illinois more in line with other states across the country in terms of language… Read more »

Fathers’ Rights to Custody (Allocation of Parental Responsibilities) of Children

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In Illinois, child custody is now referred to as “allocation of parental responsibilities” and visitation is now referred to as “parenting time.” Mothers who give birth to children automatically have full parental rights over that child, including the right to allocation of parental responsibilities (formerly known as child custody). When the mother of the child… Read more »