Generally, a non-custodial parent is entitled to reasonable visitation. 750 ILCS 5/607. However, if a court finds that the parent “seriously endangered the child’s mental, mortal, or physical health or…significantly impaired the child’s emotional development, the court shall enter orders as necessary to protect the child.” 750 ILCS 5/603.10. Actions that limit, restrain, or confine visitation include the following:
- a requirement ofsupervised visitation;
- a prohibition on overnightvisitation;
- or a termination of visitation
The next two blogs in this series will discusses cases where supervised visitation was ordered and termination of visitation was ordered.
Rincker Law, PLLC assists people in a myriad of family law matters including custody and visitation disputes. Cari is also a trained mediator and can mediate all kinds of family law disputes including those regarding parenting time.