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.
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;
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.
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;
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.
100 Saunders Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045
3333 Warrenville Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
77 W. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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