An Overview of Litigated Divorce

Our divorce practice is unique from other law practices in that we work with clients to establish the best legal route for their particular case. Often times that means not going through litigation, and instead focusing on mediation or...

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Three Key Things To Keep In Mind About The Changes To Custody And Visitation In Illinois

On January 1, 2016, significant changes were made to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA). Many of those changes focused on the provisions dealing with custody and visitation of minor children. The following are 3 key...

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5 Things to Avoid During Custody Litigation

Avoid disparaging the other parent. You may find yourself extremely frustrated with your child’s mother or father. However, disparaging or badmouthing that person will probably hurt your case. A main determining factor in custody is your ability to get...

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Establishing a Special Needs Trust for Your Family

Special and specific considerations need to be made if not only a child of yours has special needs, but also if there is any child in your family that has special needs.  Estate planning, and specifically trusts for special...

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Is Guardianship Right for You or Your Loved ones?

Are you trying to decide whether an adult guardianship is right for a loved one? Do you already know that you need an adult guardianship established, but would like to what is involved? While no guardianship is alike, and...

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Dealing with Extended Visitation During or After your Divorce and Custody Litigation

With the turning weather of Spring and Summer comes thoughts of vacation not only for yourself but your family.  Here are some consideration: A carefully drafted Custody Agreement or Custody Judgment is key and will prevent future disagreements and litigation. ...

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Holiday Visitation

We also know that with the holidays, comes the inevitable stress of the holidays. A constant issue that our clients deal with is holiday visitation. While parents want to see their children for the holidays, this can often be...

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