Family law is a broad area of the law that addresses those important legal concerns that affect families. Because these concerns typically affect your parental and/or your financial rights, you’re well advised to have an experienced Palatine family law attorney in your corner.
Some of the most common concerns that are addressed by family law include:
If your concern involves your rights as a parent and/or your post-divorce financials, it is an important matter that a dedicated family law attorney can help you with. These rights are too important to leave to chance.
Family law addresses your parental rights directly. In Illinois, the basics include that child custody is divided into legal custody, which is called parental responsibilities and revolves around who will be making important decisions on behalf of your children, and physical custody, which revolves around how you and your ex will divide your time with the children. Either can be sole or joint, but it is very rare for a parent to be denied at least some form of visitation with his or her children (barring a compelling reason to rule otherwise). When the court addresses matters that relate to children, it always makes decisions that are based on what it deems are the best interests of those children.
Matters related to your finances, such as the division of your marital property, child support payments, and alimony are also addressed by family law. Consider the following:
If you have a family law concern, the trusted Palatine family law attorneys at SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC, have the legal skill, impressive experience, and drive to help. We’re on your side, so please do not hesitate to contact us today.