Kane County family law lawyerAt Goostree Law Group, we know that our clients and other visitors to our website use our blog as a helpful source of information and answers about divorce and family law in Illinois. In our blog posts, we try to answer common questions and address issues that can arise in the divorce process, as well as in other types of family law cases, such as parental responsibilitiesparental rights, and adoption. Today, we will look back at the ten blogs that were the most popular among our readers throughout 2020:

  1. Can I Sign Away My Parental Rights to an Unborn Child? – We talk about the options that a man has when his partner is pregnant but he does not wish or is not ready to be a father.

  2. Grounds for Terminating Parental Rights in Illinois – We discuss the various conditions under which an Illinois court might terminate a parent’s rights regarding his or her children.

  3. Divorce When a Spouse Has Dementia – We offer some helpful guidance on approaching the process of divorce when one spouse is dealing with cognitive impairment caused by dementia.

  4. Perils of Dating Too Soon After Divorce – We explain some of the risks associated with dating or beginning a new romantic relationship during and immediately after a divorce.

  5. Illinois Courts Cannot Discriminate Against Parents for Legal Marijuana Use – We look at recent changes to Illinois law regarding marijuana use and whether the court can hold a parent’s legal use against him or her.

  6. How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Child in Illinois? – We talk about what expenses you should expect to encounter when you are looking to grow your family through the process of adoption.

  7. Using a Polygraph as Part of a Parenting Time Evaluation – We discuss parenting time evaluations, the use of lie detector tests, and how such tests may be interpreted by mental health professionals.

  8. Rights and Responsibilities of Known Sperm Donors – We explain some of the challenges associated with attempting to conceive a child using a known sperm donor and what responsibilities the donor may have.

  9. Living Arrangements: When the Marital Home is a Rental Property – We look at how divorcing spouses might take their rented marital home into account as part of the property division process.

  10. What DCFS Involvement Means for Your Divorce – We offer insight into how an investigation by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services might affect your divorce and how you can protect your rights.

Contact a Kane County Family Law Attorney

Our team sincerely hopes that you find our blogs to be helpful, and we will continue to provide information that we think will be beneficial to you and your family. If you are looking for more specific legal advice, contact one of our experienced St. Charles divorce lawyers today. Call 630-584-4800 for a free consultation.