A family mediator in Chicago helps parents who may not have the best relationship develop a new one for the sake of their children. After a marriage or relationship ends, it can be difficult for parents to restructure their relationship. However, many studies indicate that children thrive when there is less conflict between their parents.
The new school year is quickly approaching and its time to start preparing. If you and your co-parents both take part in the upbringing of your child than this can be a challenging task. Preparing your child for a new school year requires a lot of coordination and cooperation between you and your co-parent. This
Working out a schedule to accommodate their childrenâ€™s summer holidays can be a gruelling task for most divorced parents. Co-parents who can work together to meet the individual needs of their children are much more successful with formulating mutually agreed upon plans. Here are seven guidelines for making your co-parenting summer holidays fun for everyone:
In a highly unusual move, a judge ordered a mother jailed for interfering with husbandâ€™s visitation with his children. In Lauren R. v Ted R. Justice Robert Ross ordered to the mother to report to jail for repeatedly violating the terms of the court orders regarding the fatherâ€™s parenting time. The motherâ€™s imprisonment coincides with
Having a set of summertime house rules was a big help to our family when our boys were young. Everyone knew what to expect, and what was expected of him. Creating your own set of house rules this summer will help you create a more peaceful environment in your home, maintain some semblance of order,
As a mediator, I work a lot with divorcing, separating and never married couples who, for the best interests of their children, must agree on a child support amount that makes for both of them. In IL, where I practice, child support is based on a straight % of the payers “net” income, the more