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Child Custody and Motherhood on the Run in Illinois

ThinkstockPhotos-949352838.jpgIt's Mother's Day. A time to celebrate but here is a word of warning. The rules governing child custody are changing in Illinois and elsewhere. More and more women are losing custody of their children. This is a very noticeable trend and this blog will attempt to ascerrtain why.

Alcohol Abuse in Child Custody Cases

I would say that at least 1 and 4 child custody cases I encounter 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.

Six Ways to Make Visitation Easier.

Mom and Child Moving.jpg1. Have your kids' clothes and belongings ready before visitation or the beginning of your ex's parenting time. If dad or mom doesn't have clothes at his or home, pack your children's clothing in advance. Even if there are clothes at the other parents' house, there might be some special teddy bear or a piece of electronics that your children will want to bring with them.

Changes In Child Custody and Other Aspects of Divorce Possible

A bill has been sent to Illinois Governor Rauner which if he signs, will create major changes in current Illinois Divorce Law! Besides changing the grounds for divorce and doing away with certain types of related lawsuits, this bill makes major changes in child custody law.

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