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IN CONFORMITY WITH PEOPLE MOVING AROUND SO MUCH

Illinois House Bill 2186 will amend the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.  The bill changes the definition of "relocation".  It is revised to mean a change of residence from the child's current primary residence to a new residence within this State. It will no longer be a location in a specific county within [...]

ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS FOR RELOCATION OF THE CHILDREN

Husband and wife were awarded joint custody of the children.  Primary physical custody going to husband.   While school was in session, the children spent 6 out of every 14 nights with wife.   When school was not in session, the children spent alternate weeks with each parent. Later, husband filed a notice of intent to relocate [...]

DAD, YOU CAN’T MOVE AND TAKE THE KIDS

Parents get divorced.  Then, Father filed a petition for leave to relocate with the parties' 2 minor children.  He wanted to move from Illinois to Virginia.  The court allowed Father to move with the two children.  Mother appealed. Some additional detail from the divorce decree now.  Mother had joint parental decision-making responsibilities. On every major [...]

JOINT CUSTODY MEANS MAKING DECISIONS TOGETHER, NOT BY YOURSELF

Parents shared joint custody of their two daughters.  Father had specific visitation time with the girls.  Mother moved 324 miles away. She had not filed a petition in court. She had not told the father of her intended move. She certainly did not get his consent. She enrolled them in school at their new location.  [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Parenting Plans, The Best Interests of the Child|0 Comments

DON’T BE SURPRISED IF THE COURT GRANTS WHAT YOU ASK FOR

  The husband and wife were married in Illinois. They were divorced in Connecticut. The husband was ordered to pay child support and also to pay spousal support (maintenance) for four years.  The maintenance was reviewable (longer than the four year period) if wife’s multiple sclerosis worsened. Parties later separately relocated to DuPage County.  The [...]