Collaborative Divorce

One of the newest trends in divorce litigation is the actual avoidance of litigation.  This is accomplished through a wide variety of methods, including mediation with a trained mediator or the parties just simply sitting down to work out their own divorce.  One issue with either of these methods is the couple may lack sufficient…

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Drendel & Jansons Law Group Launches New Approach to Resolving Family Law Disputes

Part I : An Introduction to Family Law Mediation Family Law disputes, whether they involve divorce, paternity cases, disputes over child support or parenting time, or post-divorce cases involving adjustments to prior court orders or agreements, are all the among the most stressful and deeply felt of all legal conflicts. The fact that these issues,…

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New Law Protects Visitation Rights for Elderly Adults

A new law takes effect on January 1, 2019, in Illinois, protecting visitation rights for the family members of elderly adults. Before this new law takes effect, guardians have effectively had the unilateral authority over visitation privileges and could prohibit, without recourse, family members and others from visiting with their elderly loved ones in another…

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