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Grandparent and Third-Party (Non-Parent) Rights to Children in Illinois

Do non-parents have standing to bring a Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities in Illinois?

Yes, but only in certain limited circumstances. Continue reading

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Lauren E. Chibe, Associate

Lauren E. Chibe is an associate at Conniff Law Offices. She has successfully represented clients on a wide range of divorce, paternity and other family law matters including custody and visitation disputes, child support, maintenance, property division and extensive asset valuation, orders of protection, legal separation, grandparent visitation and post-divorce issues. Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Time to Consider a Divorce

Marriage is seen by many as an institution that will stand the test of time. Nobody gets married with the intention to separate at some point, but years of misery and anger can make even the most optimistic newly-wed couple consider divorce down the road. Regardless of what other friends and family members might say, everyone is entitled to their own sense of happiness and safety. Continue reading

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Developing a Parenting Plan That’s Beneficial to Your Children

Parents needing to establish a co-parenting plan during divorce mediation or litigation should really consider both the short-term and long-term ramifications of their decisions.

Keep in mind that, if you have young children, you and the other parent might need to live with this plan for a decade or more. Continue reading

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Should You Get a Prenup?

Many couples who are engaged to be married entertain the idea of getting a prenuptial agreement. There is certainly a societal stigma attached to premarital agreements. There’s the feeling that you’re already prepping for the inevitable dissolution of the marriage. But there are many advantages to formalizing a prenuptial agreement that can make it a valuable tool that doesn’t necessarily have to spell misgivings or doubt. Continue reading

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