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What is Illinois parenting time?

Experiencing a divorce with young children involved can be difficult, especially when protecting your time with your children is important to you. It is imperative that you understand how child custody and support laws work in Illinois so you can approach your case in an advantageous position. Sole custody vs joint custody Parenting time is also called […]

What is the allocation of parental responsibilities in Illinois?

The term “allocation of parental responsibilities” became part of Illinois family law in 2016. It has the same basic meaning as “child custody,” but the term changed, in part, to remove the implication that children are like property. Similarly, “parenting time” replaced the term “visitation,” in part to challenge the idea that non-custodial parents are […]