Mediation Roster for Sixth Circuit in Illinois

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I’m happy to announce that I was selected to be in the roster of family law mediators for the Sixth Circuit in Illinois.  Specifically, I will be mediating custody and visitation issues (i.e., the allocation of parental responsibilities).  The Sixth Circuit includes the following 7 Counties:  Macon County, Piatt County, Champaign County, Dewitt County, Douglas County and Moultrie County. I’m …

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Overview of Mediation

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I will be speaking tomorrow at the crack of down tomorrow morning to the CU Sunrise Rotary Club on mediation.  For those of you who are in Central Illinois, I would the support!  The presentation is at 6:45am and coffee (and breakfast!) will be provided.  Here are my materials for the presentation on mediation available on my JD Supra page …

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Modifying Child Support in Illinois

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  Modifications to a child support order in Illinois can be granted based on a “substantial change in circumstances” since the last child support order was entered. In addition, a child support order can also be modified if the petitioner can show that the obligor’s child support obligations differ from the guidelines set forth in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution …

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Child Custody and Visitation: Getting the Basic Parenting Schedule in Place

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Parents should decide on a “basic parenting time schedule” that the parents will conduct in a regular week.  Parents should consider what is reasonable taking into consideration the location of the parent’s home, the parent’s schedule and the child’s schedule. If the parents do not live near each other, the parenting schedule deviates from regular short-term access such as every …

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