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June 2017 Archives

Shared parenting improves outcomes for children

Many Illinois couples who are ending their marriage and who have young children are moving forward with a model of parenting that has been shown to be supportive of children's health and social development. Shared parenting, which emphasizes the importance of a deep and equal connection with both parents, is an important goal when parents are going through a divorce or separation.

Siblings may be custody lifeline for younger brothers or sisters

For many families in Illinois struggling with custody issues, deaths in the family, substance abuse, criminal charges or other serious concerns, a sibling may wish to seek formal custody of their younger sibling. A sibling may want to provide their younger brother or sister with a stable home while keeping the child out of foster care or other types of state placements outside the family.

Child support agreements made outside of court

When Illinois parents of minor children decide that they no longer want to remain married, they must come to an agreement on child support. Two common ways to do this include informal negotiations and alternative dispute resolution processes. Both of these options occur outside the traditional courtroom setting, potentially making it easier for parents to work together for the benefit of their children.

Co-parenting with nesting

Illinois parents who are getting a divorce may want to consider nesting as part of their co-parenting arrangement. Nesting, which entails allowing the children to remain in the family home while the parents come and go according to their custody schedule, provide a number of benefits for the children.

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