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Understanding a Child’s Wishes in Custody Determinations in Illinois

While children’s wishes regarding custody arrangements may be one factor considered by Illinois courts when determining what is in their best interests, these preferences are not dispositive. Courts analyze numerous factors when they make decisions regarding the allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time, including the wishes of the children. If children choose to tell … Continue reading Understanding a Child’s Wishes in Custody Determinations in Illinois