Divorce and Family Law
Custody & Parental Responsibilities
In Illinois, the law now uses the phrase Parental Responsibilities instead of the word Custody to describe which parent has decision making authority for the children. In the confusing world of Custody disputes, the skilled divorce lawyers at Bruning & Associates, P.C. will help you protect your rights as a parent. Our divorce lawyers will develop and prosecute the best strategy for maximizing your right to make decisions related to Custody, Parental Responsibilities, and the best interests of your children.
Temporary Custody & Parental Responsibilities
Temporary Custody also known as Temporary Parental Responsibilities is an award by the Court during the divorce case of certain parenting responsibilities for the children to one or both of the divorcing parents. Usually, the parenting responsibilities include decision-making as to education, religion, health care, and extracurricular activities. The divorce attorneys at Bruning & Associates, P.C. work diligently to complete your divorce case as quickly as possible. However, some divorce cases take longer to resolve, and many cases involve a request by one of the spouses for Temporary Custody or Parental Responsibilities of the children. The skilled divorce lawyers at Bruning & Associates, P.C. have substantial education, training, experience, and expertise with respect to Temporary Custody and Parental Responsibilities proceedings in the divorce Court.
Petitions for Relocation (moving with a child out of state)
Illinois law prohibits divorcing and/or divorced parents from moving out of Illinois with a child or children without first obtaining permission from the Court. Such permission can be obtained only by means of a Petition for Relocation filed with the Court. The parent seeking to remove a child must prove that Relocation is permitted under the law. The parent seeking to keep the child in Illinois has many available defenses to a Petition for Relocation. The divorce lawyers at Bruning & Associates, P.C. will help determine your rights with respect to the Relocation of children from Illinois.
Bruning & Associates, P.C. has offices conveniently located near you in Chicago, Schaumburg and Crystal Lake, Illinois. Please contact Bruning & Associates, P.C. to schedule your free consultation regarding your divorce case and issues regarding Custody and Parental Responsibilities, Temporary Custody and Parental Responsibilities and Petitions for Relocation.
A Guardian is someone who makes legal decisions for another person who is unable to make those decisions on their own. A guardianship may be needed for a minor when the child no longer has a parent qualified to make legal decisions on his or her behalf. A guardianship for an adult person may be needed when he or she is unable to make and communicate responsible decisions regarding his or her personal care or finances due to a mental, physical or developmental disability.
Bruning & Associates, P.C. has offices conveniently located near you in Chicago, Schaumburg and Crystal Lake, Illinois. Please contact the Chicago, Schaumburg or Crystal Lake offices of Bruning & Associates, P.C. to schedule your free Guardianship consultation.
Serving clients with matters regarding Custody and Parenting Responsibilities, Temporary Custody and Parental Responsibilities, Petitions for Relocation, and Guardianship in Northern Illinois, including Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, McHenry County, Lake County, Will County, Boone County, DeKalb County, Kendall County, LaSalle County, and Winnebago County.