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Chicago Parenting Time Lawyer

young father having family time with his children, for the best parenting time lawyer in Chicago contact our divorce law office.At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, we know that time spent with your child plays an important role in bonding and nurturing the relationship. As experienced Chicago parenting time lawyers, we defend your rights in negotiations and court proceedings pertaining to child time-sharing agreements. Recognized as one of the best family law firms in the Chicago area by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and featured in both O, the Oprah Magazine and Elle, we will provide aggressive, professional legal representation to protect the rights of both you and your child in these situations.

Considerations in Chicago Parenting Time Proceedings

Under the Illinois Compiled Statutes (750 ILCS 5/600), the court favors joint parenting time arrangements as a way of keeping both parents active and engaged in their child’s life.

Factors the court considers in these cases include:

  • The role each parent has previously played in providing for the child;
  • The current relationship between each parent, the child, and the other parties involved.  
  • The parent’s willingness to cooperate and adhere to any court orders issued in the case.
  • The presence of past or current issues related to domestic violence, drug or alcohol abuse, or other behaviors which could put the child’s safety at risk.

How Our Chicago Parenting Time Attorneys Help You

In Chicago and other areas of Cook County, parents going through a divorce or involved in child time sharing dispute are required to submit a parenting plan to the court. This outlines parental rights and responsibilities and may form the basis for future orders in the case.

At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, our Chicago parenting time lawyers can help you in negotiating the best possible plan for you and your child. Areas to address include:   

  • Legal decision making responsibility in issues pertaining to the child;
  • Whether one parent will be the primary guardian or whether a joint parenting arrangement is best;
  • Plans regarding school breaks, holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions;
  • Arrangements regarding transport of the child, such as pick up times and drop off locations;
  • Guidelines on how last minute changes in schedule or other issues will be addressed.   

The Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group is Here to Assist You

At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, we know that your children are your most precious assets. If you are facing the prospect of child time-sharing disputes or negotiations, reach out and contact our Chicago parenting time lawyers to request a free consultation today.  

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