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Springfield, Illinois Child Custody Lawyers in Sangamon County

Sangamon County and Springfield, Illinois Child Custody Attorneys

If you are in the midst of a custody dispute in Sangamon County in Springfield, Illinois, Stange Law Firm, PC is a law firm you can count on to help. We can help you understand what the courts expect and how they make legal and physical custody determinations.

Legal and physical custody determinations are now accomplished in the form of a “Parenting Plan” that seeks to “allocate parental responsibilities and parenting time” rather than determine “custody” and “visitation”. We welcome this change, as we have tremendous experience resolving issues through comprehensive arrangements.

We believe that where settlement is possible, this is beneficial to children versus contested proceedings between their parents. However, when that is not an option, we are a family law focused law firm that will boldly represent your interests in court.

Springfield, IL Child Custody Attorneys in Sangamon County

Many of our family law lawyers have received awards and accolades. You can see those awards in their biographies. Founding Partners of Stange Law Firm, PC have been recognized by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer Magazine, Kirk on the Super Lawyer list and Paola on the Rising Star list. Kirk Stange and Jillian Wood are Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce and Family Law.

You can also obtain more information about the Sangamon County Court in Springfield, Illinois by going to the following links:

Springfield, Illinois Child Custody Lawyers Ready To Boldly Represent Your Interests in Custody Cases in Sangamon County, Illinois

We represent clients in an array of child custody matters, including:

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At Stange Law Firm, PC, we only practice family law. If you choose our firm, you will have a law firm by your side with the experience, compassion and insight to navigate you through your case no matter where you live in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Changes to Illinois Child Custody Law

In Illinois, the term “child custody” is no longer being used. Now, courts call it “allocation of parental responsibilities.” Each parent is “allocated” decision-making power by Illinois courts on important decisions, such as: health, religion, education and extracurricular activities. Some parents have a hard time communicating well with each other and this new rule allows parents to still both be involved in the life of their child even if communication is problematic between them.

Contact Springfield, IL Child Custody Attorneys in Sangamon County

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 Sangamon County Office in Springfield. Information about this location is below:

Sangamon County (Springfield), IL Office: 217-717-8605. Click to learn more about this location. 400 S. 9th St., Suite 100, Springfield, Illinois62701.

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Our child custody practice focuses on protecting the wellbeing of children and the rights of parents. We handle issues such as:
Visitation
Often called parenting time, visitation is the amount of time a noncustodial parent spends with his or her child. We can handle a broad spectrum of visitation matters.
Creating a parenting plan
Getting visitation rights means drafting a parenting plan that works. We can help.
Relocation with a child
Courts have continuing jurisdiction over child custody and visitation orders. So, when a parent wants to move, it is usually necessary to get the court's permission first. Failure to do so can put your time with your child in jeopardy.
Enforcement of orders
If a parent fails to follow a child custody order, it may be possible to take him or her to court to enforce the order.
Contempt of court
If you are found to have repeatedly ignored a court order, you may be found in contempt of court.
Modification of orders:
When you need a court order changed, you can work with the experienced attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC.
Custody Issues for Nonmarried Parents
Next to divorce actions, paternity cases (custody and support cases between unmarried parents) are among the most common cases in family law.
Parental Rights
Parents are often concerns about their parental rights, especially fathers in certain circumstances.
Family Access Motions
If you are being denied access to your children, you may want to consider a family access motion.
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
If you have jurisdictional issues involving your custody case, you will want an attorney familiar with the UCCJEA.
Custody Evaluations
If you have a complex custody case where psychological issues or abuse may be in play, you might want to consider a child custody evaluation
Hague Convention
If you are dealing with an international child custody dispute, and perhaps child abduction, knowing about the Hague Convention is often critical.
Third-Party Custody
If you are not the biological parents, in certain cases all may not be lost. You might have a right to third party custody in certain situations.
Fertility and Surrogacy
Fertility and surrogacy is a growing area of the law for those who want children.
Transportation
In some custody cases, parties might live far apart. This can result in difficult child custody cases with transportation at issue.

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