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March 2019 Archives

How do states' child custody laws handle parental relocations?

Parents in Illinois may be concerned that, in a custody dispute, the other parent may relocate with the child to another state and then get a favorable child custody order from that state. This was recognized as a problem years ago, so 48 of the 50 states have enacted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act to discourage these kinds of bad-faith parental relocations. This blog post will describe the UCCJA in a little more detail.

The legal standards governing loss of parental rights

If an Illinois child is determined to be in a bad situation with their parents, the child often will go to live with relatives or be placed in foster care. In certain extreme situations, however, this may not be thought to be enough. Authorities may choose to terminate a parent's parental rights to their child. This blog post will discuss this in a little more detail.

3 Things you always wanted to know about gay marriage*

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. According to a 2017 Gallup poll, over 10 percent of LGBT adults are married to their same-sex partner. The result has been a marked increase in same sex marriages. Today, over 60 percent of same-sex couples who live together are married. 

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