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Child Custody and Support Laws. How recent changes affect you!

ThinkstockPhotos-518751523.jpgThe Illinois Legislature recently passed significant changes in Child Custody and Child Support Laws that affect anyone with children going through a divorce or custody battle despite the long standing state budget standoff that just ended.

Alcohol Abuse in Child Custody Cases

alchol abuse.jpgI would say that at least 1 and 4 child custody cases I enounter involve alcohol or some other substance abuse. These cases are difficult but they are especially challenging when children are involved. The right to parent is a constitutional right but the children's best interests must be considered and their wellbeing must be protected.

Child Custody in Dispute? How to Help the Kids Cope?

Often times my clients fear the effect their dispute over child custody has on their children. As an attorney, I know the importance of understanding and dealing with everyone's emotions in a child custody dispute. I know my clients want to know if there is some way to minimize the stress on the kids.

Why routines are so important for children of divorce

Every parent worries and ultimately wants what's best for his or her child. For parents who choose to divorce, concerns related to a child's emotional, mental and even physical wellbeing are often magnified. For parents who are separated, going through a divorce or divorced; it's important to understand how even seemingly small changes can have a big impact on a child's life.

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