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      233 S. Wacker Drive, 84th Floor Chicago, IL 60606

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      100 Saunders Rd., Suite 150 Lake Forest, IL 60045

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      3333 Warrenville Rd.,Suite 200 Lisle, IL 60532

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Best Chicago Visitation Attorney

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Whether one of the parents has sole custody or they both share in parenting duties, disputes can arise in child visitation proceedings over the amount of time each is allotted and the accompanying arrangements. The Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group provides the strong, professional legal representation you need to protect your interests in these cases.

As a leading law firm in the area, we have a solid reputation as one of the best Chicago visitation attorneys. Respected by our peers and trusted by our clients, we are named as among the top ten by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and have been featured nationally in magazines, including O, the Oprah Magazine and Elle. When it comes to your children, you can count on us to ensure your rights as a parent are protected.

Protecting You and Your Child When Issues Concerning Visitation Arise

Under the Illinois Statutes concerning the Allocation of Parental Responsibility (750 ILCS 5/517), custody of children may be awarded to both parents, or one may have sole custody while the other has visitation. Factors that go into visitation determinations include:

The age of the child and the parent who has acted as their primary caregiver;

  • Each parent’s current relationship with the child and their ability to meet the child’s needs;
  • The existence of circumstances in the parents’ life that could be seen as putting the child at risk, such as a history of drug or alcohol abuse;
  • Any prior incidents involving domestic violence or allegations of child abuse and neglect.

In cases involving at risk behavior or allegations of violence or child neglect on the part of the parent, the court may require supervised visitation. This often occurs in a professional setting and generally involves other requirements from the court, such as for the parent to obtain counseling, which must be met.

Helping You Negotiate Visitation Agreements

In general, visitation arrangements are outlined in parenting plans submitted to the Cook County Court. Our Chicago visitation attorneys can help you in negotiations to create a schedule that works for both you and your child. As the child’s parent, you may be entitled to the following:

Visitation during weeknights and weekends;

  • Extended visitations during school breaks and summer vacations;
  • Visits during holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions;
  • The right to attend the child’s school functions or extracurricular events.

To ensure your rights and interests as a parent are protected in these proceedings, reach out and contact our Chicago visitation attorneys today. At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, we will be happy to schedule a consultation for us to discuss your case at one of our offices in downtown Chicago, Lake Forest, or Lisle.

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Downtown Chicago/Loop Office
Fax:312-283-8636
Lake Forest Office
Fax:312-283-8636
Lisle Office
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Lake Forest Office

100 Saunders Rd.
Suite 150

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Lisle Office

3333 Warrenville Rd.
Suite 200

Lisle, IL 60532

Downtown Chicago/Loop Office

233 S. Wacker Drive
84th Floor

Chicago, IL 60606

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