Are you an Illinois parent who is getting divorced or is separating from your partner? Do you have children who are under the age of eighteen? If so, you should seek guidance from a qualified child custody lawyer. Your lawyer will be able to ensure that your parental rights are fully protected.
At the office of Demetrios N. Dalmares & Associates, Ltd., our skilled New Lenox child custody attorneys have many years of experience providing high-quality family law services. If you need child custody guidance in Northern Illinois, please do not delay in contacting our law firm today for free help.
As of January of 2016, Illinois no longer officially uses the phrase ‘child custody’. Though, in colloquial settings you will still frequently hear the term used. However, in official court documents you will instead see custody referenced as the allocation of parental responsibilities. In the modern era, Illinois law requires divorcing parents to create a court approved parenting plan. This plan is simply a legal agreement or court order that explains each parent’s rights and responsibilities. As a parent, it is highly recommended that you work with a New Lenox child custody attorney who can ensure that you are agreeing to a parenting plan that is best for you and your kids.
Achieving satisfactory results in a child custody case is far more challenging than simply showing up in court and asking for full parental rights. Illinois handles child custody cases under a legal standard that is referred to as the ‘best interests of the child’. To prevail in a child custody case, you and your New Lenox child custody lawyer will be required to prove that you can provide the best possible home for your kids. Illinois family law courts will consider many different factors when making custody decisions. Specifically, courts will look to approve a parenting plan that is best for the child’s:
It is imperative that you work with a skilled New Lenox child custody attorney who has the legal skill needed to help you carefully build a persuasive custody case.
At the office of Demetrios N. Dalmares & Associates, Ltd., our New Lenox child custody lawyers have protected the rights of many parents in Will County. To get immediate family law advice, please do not hesitate to call us today at (708) 403-0200. Initial legal consultations are fully confidential and free of charge.