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Belleville Family Law Blog

Illinois law no longer officially uses the term “child custody.” Instead, it recognizes two concepts: “parenting time” and “parental responsibilities.” These two aspects of parenting are separate, but they interact with each other. In this blog post, we’ll give a brief introduction to the terms...

The longer the marriage, the longer alimony payments may last. Illinois courts determine the length of payments by referring to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Calculating the duration of spousal maintenance is done by multiplying the length of the marriage by an...

Parents who are witnessing their children and grandchildren go through a divorce also experience their own trauma. A once-clear future is now decidedly unclear. Grandparents should know how to provide the care and support necessary during a life-changing time for loved ones. A focus on...

Divorce can be stressful for everyone involved, especially the children. For this reason, settling matters around the welfare of the children are typically the top priority of both parents and the courts. Part of divorce negotiations will center around child custody. Parents may come up...

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