Grandparents’ Rights with Holiday Visits

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For grandparents, it is often true that there is no greater joy in life than spending time with grandchildren. Especially during the holidays, having one’s grandchildren around can be highly enjoyable and rewarding. The opposite can also be true: when grandchildren aren’t around during the holiday season, grandparents may experience feelings of sadness or loneliness…. Read more »

Do I Have Visitation Rights with My Siblings?

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Getting a divorce can be tough on everyone, especially children in the divorce. Indeed, not only may children be forced to live with only one parent–potentially damaging their relationship with their other parent–but they may also lose out on the ability to live or spend time with other loved ones in their life, including siblings…. Read more »

Can I Get Visitation with My Grandchildren?

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Divorce and other family issues do not just affect parents and their children; they have the potential to negatively affect grandparents, too. As such, grandparents in Illinois may have questions about how a custody arrangement may affect them, and what their rights are if one or both parents does not want the grandparent to see… Read more »

What is Supervised Visitation?

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When a child is scheduled to have visitation with a non-custodial parent (that, is a parent who does not have primary custody of his or her child), it is not unusual for a court to insist that the visitation time be supervised by an outside party. This is done whenever a court feels it is… Read more »