How is Custody Determined in Illinois?

In determining custody, the Court will always look to the best interests of the child or the children.  Some factors the Court may look at are: the wishes of the parents and the child, relationships between the child with...

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Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket: Key Questions To Ask When Deciding To Store Your Embryos, Eggs or Sperm for Future Use

While many people have utilized assisted reproductive technology in the hopes of conceiving either now or in the future, the method of cryopreservation and storage of one’s embryos, sperm or eggs (also known as oocytes) has become especially relevant...

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

In support of August being Child Support Awareness Month in Illinois, the following is important information regarding child support in Illinois: Child support is paid by the parent not having physical custody of the child or children.  The non-custodial parent...

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How Long Does A Divorce Take?

If you do not belong to the small percentage of divorcing couples who have agreed on all terms of the divorce at the outset, we often hear: “Why is my divorce taking so long?” You may be wondering exactly...

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