Archive, October 2015.
The Impact of Sexual Offenses on Visitation and Custody Rights
Sexual offenses of a parent have significant consequences on their child visitation and custody rights. This is true even if an offense did not involve any harm to a child. Issues related to visitation and custody for a parent convicted of a sex offense may arise during or after divorce proceedings.
When a Biological Father Wishes to Establish Paternity
When a father wishes to establish paternity, there are several important factors to consider. The official establishment of paternity allows a biological father to secure visitation or other custody rights and thereby begin to foster the development of a relationship with his child.
Domestic Violence in Illinois
Domestic violence not only disrupts the marital relationship, which may lead to a divorce, but it also creates danger for the victim and others living within the household. Further, domestic violence can occur between more individuals than just spouses. Ultimately, certain legal action should be taken when encountering domestic violence.
Custodial Parent Moving Child Out of Illinois
For various reasons, a custodial parent may wish to move with his or her child to another state. However, this could lead to a contested child custody dispute. When the non-custodial parent does not want the relocation to occur, the custodial parent must obtain a court order allowing the move to take place.