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December 2014 Archives

Terminating parental rights

We here at Johnson & Johnson, Attorneys at Law, understand that families across the state of Illinois can be confronted by a number of unique challenges and opportunities. Custodial and non-custodial parents alike are known to pursue and terminate parental rights, depending on the distinctive circumstances of their case. Before you move forward with plans to terminate your parental rights, or those of your child's other parent, it's important to understand how such proceedings are regarded under the law.

An introduction to stepparent adoption

Given that the bond between a stepparent and a child can be incredibly strong, it is understandable why so many people are willing and eager to legally adopt their stepchildren. In the state of Illinois, stepparent adoption proceedings occur under a number of circumstances and take several legal factors into consideration. Understanding how state family law guidelines apply to stepparent adoption cases can be helpful to families across the state and country.

Vacation-related child custody considerations

Many families across the state of Illinois enjoy traveling with their children. And while this is the season that families often travel by train, plane and automobile to be with their loved ones during the holidays, going on vacation with kids can present a number of issues during divorce proceedings. The attorneys at Johnson & Johnson, Attorneys at Law, assist our clients in creating, modifying and enforcing child custody arrangements that account for family vacations and other events. Before your child travels with you or his or her other parent, it is important that you understand whether and how child custody guidelines apply to you.

How can I get out of my prenup?

Like so many couples across the state of Illinois, you and your spouse may have established a prenuptial agreement prior to getting married. And while the marital contract may have been intended to safeguard the personal property of both you and your spouse, it may not necessarily reflect your current state of affairs in the divorce. That is why it is important to know when and how prenuptial agreements can be overturned in divorce proceedings.

Military divorce concerns

Military families across the state of Illinois and the entire country are confronted by a number of unique challenges, including extended deployments and station changes. It is for that reason that we here at Johnson & Johnson, Attorneys at Law, understand just how complex military divorces can be for all parties involved. No matter if you are a member of the Armed Forces or are married to a retired service member, it can be incredibly helpful to understand some of the complications and difficulties you may encounter during divorce proceedings.

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