What Is 50/50 Custody (Parenting time)?

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When getting a divorce as a parent, one of the most pressing things that will need to be resolved prior to the finalization of the divorce is how custody or parenting time of a child will be shared. While some people may assume that a mother will be granted custody, or that it is best… Read more »

Tips to Avoid a Contentious Custody Battle

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Getting a divorce is difficult and emotional undertaking. But perhaps even more challenging than separating ways is determining who will have custody of the children. Not only can a custody decision be trying for couples to reach, but it could even be contentious. Why a Contentious Custody Battle Should Be Avoided Persistent, unresolved conflict between… Read more »

Steps to Take if You Suspect Child Abuse by Your Ex

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Those who are divorcing with children have numerous hurdles to overcome as it pertains to reaching an agreement about child custody (allocation of parental responsibilities) and visitation (parenting time). The good news, however, is that once an agreement is reached, both parties are obligated to abide by the terms of the agreement. Unless there is… Read more »

What Are The Rights Of Unwed Fathers?

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Many fathers believe child custody laws are stacked squarely against their right to be a part of their child’s life and that mothers almost always prevail in custody disputes. While there may still be some work to be done, Illinois recently passed legislation to help ensure that, when possible, both parents share responsibilities for raising… Read more »

FAQs About Child Support in Illinois

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If you are an unmarried or soon-to-be-divorced parent of a child in Illinois, some of the questions that are at the top of your mind are surely who will be responsible for paying for child support, and how much will be owed each month. The child support attorneys at Fay, Farrow & Associates, P.C. can… Read more »