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Caretaking functions refer to activities involving direct contact with a child, particularly those that relate to supervising and caring for a child. Caretaking functions include, but are not limited to the following activities: feeding and maintaining the child's health overseeing the development of critical skills, including language and motor
If you have a parenting plan concerning minor child(s), and you or the other caregiver is not with the child(s) during their allotted parenting time (visitation rights) is prevented from spending their parenting time with the child(s), a judge may take measures to enforce parenting time.Actions that result from the enforcement of parenting time may
A parenting plan (visitation schedule) can be modified to increase or decrease the amount of parenting time a caregiver has with the child(s).A modification may be granted if you can show to the judge that there has been a change in either caregivers capacity to care for the child(s) since the original parenting plan was ordered.Additional reasons
A parenting plan (custody order) can be modified to change which caretaker has custody of a child(s), but only within TWO (2) YEARS of its originally being ordered. Additionally, a modification will only be approved if you can show to a judge in court that doing so would be in the best interest of the child(s).Modifying a parenting plan may result
Relocation is defined as moving over 25 miles from one's current place of residence to a new place of residence.If you have been allocated parental responsibilities (child custody) or parenting time (visitation rights), you MUST provide the child's other parent with a notice of motion at least 60 days prior to the intended date of relocation.The mo
Supervised parenting time refers to the presence of an employee of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) during a certain parent's scheduled parenting time (visitation).A judge may order supervised parenting time if there is evidence that a parent has put a child's physical, emotional, or mental health in danger. Likewise,
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