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How Does Domestic Violence Impact Child Custody Cases?

Domestic violence is not uncommon in the United States. In fact, an estimated three million children witness acts of domestic violence each year, and between 25 percent and 50 percent of all disputed custody cases involve domestic abuse. According to research, somewhere between 30 percent and 60 percent of children who live in homes where domestic violence occurs are physically or sexually abused … [Read more...]

Enforcing Child Support in Illinois

According to information provided by the United States Census Bureau, an estimated 14.7 million parents in the United States have custody of approximately 23.4 million children. An astounding 28.1 percent of children live with one parent while the other parent resides someplace else. Sadly, while 31.8 percent of mothers and 16.2 percent of fathers with residential parenting time live below the … [Read more...]

Dads are Getting Their Day in Court with Parenting Time

Throughout history, many people have fallen under the misconception that when parents separate or divorce, mothers almost always get the majority of parenting time with the children and they typically reside with her most of the time. In fact, one recent study revealed that, while individuals are generally in favor of shared parenting time, formerly referred to as joint custody, many believe that … [Read more...]