Child custody is often a major point of contention between former partners. In addition to ensuring your child’s best interests when making these arrangements, you want to protect your own rights as a parent and your relationship with your children. At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, our Chicago child custody lawyers have extensive experience in handling these types of sensitive issues. Named as one of the Best Family Law Firms in Chicago, our decades of combined practice can benefit you in your child custody case.
Arrangements regarding the custody of children may be negotiated between you and the other parent involved, or the judge may issue an order in your case. Under the Illinois Compiled Statutes (750 ILCS 5/600), factors that are relevant in making these decisions include:
At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, we have the training and experience needed to guide you in these situations. We can negotiate on your behalf in meetings with the other parent and at court hearings regarding physical custody of your child, along with legal authority in making decisions regarding their upbringing.
In Illinois, there are several ways child custody can be handled, and the details of your particular agreement will be outlined as part of your parenting plan. Depending on the circumstances, options available include:
At the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group, we will be happy to meet with you to determine the type of child custody arrangements that are right for your situation. You can trust our knowledge of the law and our years of dedicated experience to help you get the best possible outcome in your child custody case. Reach out and contact our Chicago child custody lawyers to request a free consultation.
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