Senate Bill 57 was signed into law in July 2015 and went into effect on January 1, 2016. The law completely overhauls many aspects of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, IMDMA, including child custody. Under the new law, the old way of determining sole or joint custody is demolished. When determining parental custody of the child, the court is required to allocate parental responsibilities. Although the court still considers factors discussed above when evaluating the best interests of the child, the court is required to consider other factors, including:
Practically everyone gets married with hopes the marriage will last forever. However, statistics reveal that 41% of first marriages end in divorce, 60% of second marriages end in divorce and 73% of third marriages end in divorce.
The lawyers at Schaumburg Divorce Lawyer represent clients throughout the Schaumburg and surrounding areas. They represent clients in all types of divorce and family law matters, including the following:
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Domestic Violence
- Orders Of Protection
- Grandparent’s Rights
Marder and Seidler have been practicing divorce and family law in the Schaumburg areas for 39 years. They attend courts in Cook, DuPage Mc Henry, Kane and Lake Counties. They support you in every stop along the way in a fair and aggressive manner.They are sensitive to your feelings and needs.
In many cases the lawyers at Marder and Seidler can successfully negotiate a settlement without the need for costly court proceedings.
If you are contemplating a divorce or have been served with papers, call Marder and Seidler at 847-985-6767 today for a free and confidential initial consultation at affordable rates.
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