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Springfield, Illinois Paternity Lawyers in Sangamon County

Assisting Unmarried Parents With Child Custody, DNA Testing, Paternity and Child Support in Springfield, Illinois in Sangamon County

If you have had a child out-of-wedlock, you may have many questions in terms of child custody and child support. At Stange Law Firm, PC in Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois, we are committing to helping parents and children in these types of cases.

We represent parents who are not married in cases, including:

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Sangamon County in Springfield, Illinois Paternity Attorneys

Stange Law Firm, PC has represented many clients in custody, visitation and support matters. Based on our experience, Stange Law Firm, PC understands the dilemmas of unmarried parents, and will work conscientiously to achieve a resolution of your case.

At Stange Law Firm, PC, we have many attorneys who have received accolades for their work in family law. You can visit their biographies on our webpage to see the list of awards that they have received. Partner, Jillian Wood is Lead Counsel Rated for Divorce and Family Law.

Stange Law Firm, PC examines the facts and issues in every client’s case. We will outline the law as it affects your parental rights and obligations, providing you with an understanding of what you might expect. It is important to know that courts in Illinois base their custody determination on the “best interest” of the children. At Stange Law Firm, PC, we can help with the following areas as well:

  • Representing unmarried fathers and mothers relative to custody and parenting time.
  • Representing parents in child support hearings to determine financial arrangements for the children.

New Family Laws in Illinois

Most people know of the term “child custody”. Now, in Illinois, that term is being referred to as “allocation of parental responsibilities”. Illinois courts now allocate decision making power to each parent. This requires both parents to be involved in the life of their child, even if they aren’t great at communicating. These decisions include: health, religion, education and extracurricular activities.

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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 Illinois.

To learn more about the law on child custody, or to find a trust worthy family law attorney to help you with your child custody matter, contact us online or by phone to schedule a confidential consultation at our Springfield Office in Sangamon County, Illinois at:

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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