Despite how the media portrays divorce and child custody, most divorcing couples come to a parenting plan for what had been called custody (allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time). And in spite of the 2016 changes in the terminology of Illinois law in divorce and parentage cases, disputed “custody” cases in Illinois can be difficult and expensive. The Gitlin Law Firm believes that it is essential to have the support of an experienced and professional legal support team if there is the possibility that any aspect of what had been called custody or visitation may be contested.
While we strive to be thorough with all the information we provide, these FAQs are not a substitute for the advice of a qualified legal professional. The Gitlin Law Firm represents clients in contested cases involving parental responsibility and parenting time (formerly called custody and visitation) in the Illinois suburbs including McHenry County, Lake County, Kane County and Winnebago County.