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SOMETIMES THE CASE GOES BACK TO SQUARE ONE

The parental rights of both mother and father of minor child were terminated.   Based on a hotline call to DCFS, G.V. was taken immediately into the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The call was made by a caseworker from a DCFS parallel agency in Connecticut.   This is where mother had [...]

BEING A STAY AT HOME MOM IS ONLY ONE CONSIDERATION

Mom and Dad had a child, Ava.  About a year later, mom later filed a Petition for Paternity and a Petition to Remove Ava from the State of Illinois. She wanted to move to Colorado. She was engaged to be married to a man who lived in Colorado. Dad wanted joint custody. He had been [...]

COURT PUTS GREAT EMPHASIS ON CHILD’S EXTENDED FAMILY BEING CLOSE BY

  Mother petitioned court for removal. She wanted to move with the minor child to New Jersey from Illinois. Court said ‘no’. The court considered a number of factors. No family members lived in or near New Jersey.  Many extended family members live in or near Elgin.  The court properly put the consideration of the child's [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|The Best Interests of the Child|0 Comments