Madison County and Edwardsville, Illinois Child Custody Lawyers
If you face a child custody problem in Madison County in Edwardsville, Illinois, Stange Law Firm, PC can help you. We will help you understand what the local judges expect and how they evaluate legal and physical custody decisions.
Speaking of local judges, as of January 1, 2016, Illinois courts are no longer using the terms "custody" and "visitation". They have been replaced with "allocate parental responsibilities and parenting time" via an agreed upon or negotiated "Parenting Plan".
We are comfortable with this new landscape, as we have always prided ourselves on establishing a comprehensive, durable parenting plan for our clients and their children.
We do everything possible to amicably settle a case without the need for lengthy proceedings. However, when that is not possible, and court becomes necessary to protect your interests, we are a respected law firm that you can zealously advocate on your behalf.
As noted in their personal biographies, many of our lawyers have received awards for family law, as well as both of our founding partners of the firm. Founding Partner, Kirk Stange was added to the list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Partner Jillian Wood, who represents Illinois clients, is Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce and Family Law.
You can also obtain more information about the Madison County in Edwardsville, Illinois Family Law by going to the following links:
- Madison County Divorce Forms: Find the Madison County Family Law Forms you're looking for here.
- Directions to Madison County Courthouse: Are you in need of directions to the Madison County Courthouse? Click on the link provided to help!
- Madison County Local Court Rules: Have some questions about the Madison County family court rules? Click here!
- Madison County Forms: Click to view forms for Madison County.
From our webpage, you can also read articles about family law, view informational videos, seminar videos, listen to our podcast, download our mobile application or view support calculator for Illinois.
Ready To Protect Your Interests in Custody Cases in Madison County, Illinois in Edwardsville
We know how Madison County, IL judges in Edwardsville view custody issues. At Stange Law Firm, PC, you have the benefit of experience, knowledge and insight guiding you through the process where you live in Madison County.
We have represented clients in all areas of Madison County child custody law, in Edwardsville, Illinois, including:
- Joint custody, physical custody and legal custody arrangements in Madison County
- Visitation rights and parenting time enforcement in Madison County
- Madison County Relocation cases
- Madison County Paternity cases
Changes to Child Custody in Illinois
In the state of Illinois, what used to called "child custody" is now called "allocation of parental responsibilities." In the state of Illinois, the courts may now "allocate" to each individual decision making power over each different section of the child's life. When allocating decision making to each parent, this allows both parents to be involved in making major life decisions for their children. These areas include: health, education, religion, and extracurricular activities.
Contact a Madison County, Illinois and Edwardsville Child Custody Attorney
Are you looking to hire an experienced family law attorney to help you with your child custody matter? If so contact us online or by phone to schedule a confidential consultation at our Madison County Office in Edwardsville. Information about this location is below:
Madison County (Edwardsville), IL Office: 618-307-7101 Click to learn more about this location.