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Illinois grandparents' rights

Many families in the Peoria area have had a divorce affect their family. Despite a couple's best intentions, their marriage may not last forever. When there are children involved, developing a parenting plan during a divorce can be difficult. Sometimes grandparents can feel left out of the process, and it is important for grandparents to understand their rights.

Overview of the child custody mediation process

When it comes to allocating parental responsibilities, many parents in the Peoria area may want to consider mediating as an option for getting their disputes worked out with the other parent. Indeed, in some courts, the judge may even require that parents give mediation a try before going forward with a hearing.

Some parenting issues related to school

With school starting up again soon, early August may be a great time for Peoria, parents who are subject to an allocation of parental responsibilities order to review that order. They can also re-acquaint themselves with what Illinois law says about custody, decision-making and parenting time when it comes to school.

Dads can be single custodial parents as well

Although some people may not realize it, single Illinois dads doing their best to raise their children are a fairly common occurrence. Across the country, there are roughly around 2 million single dads. This is according to relatively recent statistics from the government. In terms of percentages, this means that over 15% of all single parents in the nation are fathers.

What should I include in an agreed parenting plan?

Many times, a Peoria couple will decide to negotiate an allocation of parental responsibilities, which will include child custody and parenting time, before going to court. Once they do so, they will need to file their parenting agreement with the court for approval.

What is the right of first refusal?

The phrase right of first refusal means different things depending on what area of law one is discussing. In the world of family law, the right of first refusal refers to the option of one parent to watch a couple's children when the other parent needs child care.

How allocation works when domestic violence is an issue

The prevailing wisdom when it comes to allocation of parental responsibilities these days is that the best interests of a child are served when both parents share in the important aspects of a child's life and have plenty of time to raise and care for the child.

How are parental responsibilities in Illinois decided?

When parents in Illinois divorce, important decisions will need to be made regarding the child. One of these decisions is who will have decision-making responsibilities for the child. This decision could affect both the parents and the child for years to come.

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