Family matters are complicated. A wide-variety of things can cause family bonds to crumble, which is something that Illinois families understand. One set of grandparents intended to take their visitation claim all the way to the land's highest court, but their case was turned down.
Divorce can spur bitter feelings between Illinois parents. Despite lingering anger, the reality is that many spouses have to maintain some sort of relationship after their divorce when joint custody is granted. By understanding that your children can benefit from having a relationship with both of their parents, divorced fathers can work with their spouse and children to build successful relationships post-divorce.
Throughout entertainment media, the Academy Awards, or the Oscars, are being hyped. Every year, elite actors and actresses are commended for brilliant film performances over the course of the last year. An interesting pattern for those who win best actress has been noted: within a short time of winning the Oscar, their marriages crumble. A recent study has explored why these female celebrities find themselves getting a divorce shortly after they are commended for their work. This pattern might also hold true for successful professionals in Illinois.
Family matters are almost always complex, especially when they enter the legal arena. Determining custody of a child is an emotional process for everyone involved. Currently, an Illinois man is in a battle for custody and visitation rights for his stepson. However, the man faces a particularly challenging set of circumstances because he never filed for legal adoption.