It is generally held that children in the state of Illinois, and throughout the U.S., benefit from having a relationship with both of their parents. Therefore, you may choose to enter into a shared parenting arrangement after a divorce, so that you and your child’s other parent can continue to share in the joy and responsibility of raising them. We at the law office of Thomas M Gurewitz Attorney at Law know that co-parenting with an ex can be challenging and have helped many parents work together for the benefit of their children.
If your ex has primary custody of your children, you’ll likely be allowed visitation. It’s crucial that you play a role in the life of your children and visits allow you to do just that. Making the most of your visits is also important, and Live About offers tips on how you can do so.
Recently divorced couples in Illinois may be dreading the upcoming holiday season. Conflict can be a very real concern in this case, and it can be just as hard on the divorced couple as it is on their children. There are steps you can take to mitigate family conflict over the holidays, as illustrated by Very Well Mind.