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January 2012 Archives

Former Illinois attorney may lose child on a legal technicality

After a divorce, many child-related legal disputes can arise. A separating couple must resolve many questions that will inevitably affect their children's future. Where will my kids live? When will I see them? Where will they spend the holidays? These custody and visitation matters are difficult to determine, especially when the separating parents do not get along. In a recent case, a man is trying to gain custody and visitation rights of a boy he raised and financially supported. Nevertheless, the legal system challenges whether the man is technically the father of the child.

Heidi Klum and Seal call it quits

Is marriage dissolution the new Hollywood trend? Katy Perry, Kobe Bryant, Zooey Deschanel, Mena Suvari and Kenny G are just some of the people that have recently headlined the news. As Illinois residents know, no one really wants to go through the process of divorce; however, recently, another well-known celebrity couple has decided to call it quits.

NBA player wants custody of his child

A child-related legal disagreement can be emotionally exhausting. However, as many Illinois residents know, the outcome of a child custody case can affect not only your life, but the life of your child. In most cases, courts consider the best interests of a child when deciding how to rule on a particular case.

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We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts.