Sexism is an act that doesn't discriminate based on gender The term sexism is often relegated to conversations involving discrimination against women. Whether it is in the employment context or in the home, and this is not to say that these conversations lack truth. However, the same stereotypes that women fought to eliminate affect men…Read more
What should involved dads know about fathers’ rights in divorce?
What should involved dads know about fathers' rights in divorce? If you're a dad with kids and a divorce is in your future, you may be wondering if it's true that even actively involved fathers face huge obstacles in child custody and visitation determinations. Do divorce courts automatically award the primary physical custody and the…Read more
Changes may be coming to Illinois child custody and parentage law
Changes may be coming to Illinois child custody and parentage law Last week, we discussed a bill before the Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee that would clarify and codify the collaborative law process for resolving divorce and family law disputes. That bill isn't the only family law reform proposal before the legislature this year, however. Two…Read more
Father owes $119,000 in back child support
Father owes $119,000 in back child support A mother that had grown up in Illinois and who had crisscrossed the country with her former husband and four children has been attempting to collect $119,000 in unpaid child support. The child support obligations apparently go back as much as 12 years.Following the divorce, this mother took…Read more