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Utah Lawmakers Overhaul Child Custody Laws, Focus on ‘Risks to the Child’s’ Safety

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

Utah lawmakers passed legislation that would overhaul child custody and family laws in the state, focusing on the risks to the child’s safety. According to local news reports, Utah mom Leah Moses had asked Utah lawmakers to make the changes after having experienced the horror of her ex-husband killing one of their teenage sons… Read More »

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Legislation to Change Japan’s Child Custody Laws Passes Japan’s House of Representatives, Where Do Child Custody Laws in Chicago Stand?

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

On Tuesday, April 16, news that Japan’s House of Representatives passed a bill that inches the country closer to changing its child custody laws. According to Kyodo News English, the new legislation was introduced this year in Japan’s house of Representatives to change what some say are controversial child custody laws, laws that are… Read More »

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Man Sought Out Hitman to Kill Mother of Children in Heated Child Custody Battle

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

Perhaps nothing demonstrates the old saying that “sometimes fact is stranger than fiction” than the recent news story of a man who plotted to kill the mother of his children in a heated and intense child custody battle spanning several state borders. According to local news reports, The Sacramento Bee, father and lawyer Allen… Read More »

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Parenting Time Interference in Chicago Divorces: What You Need to Know if the Other Parent Violates the Parenting Plan or Custody Order

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

One of the most controversial and heated issues that routinely come up in Chicago divorces is child custody. Who the children will live with and will be physically cared for (physical custody) and who will make major life decisions for them on their behalf (legal custody) is not something that most parents give up… Read More »

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OnlyFans Content Creator and Mother Lands in Novel Child Custody Case

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

By now, most Chicagoans are familiar with the online content sharing platform OnlyFans. If you are not familiar with this popular app, it is a subscription-based content sharing platform, known to be primarily used by sex workers and content creators who use it to make and share explicit and pornographic videos and pictures. This… Read More »

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Chicago Grandmother Asks for Advice as Grandchild’s Biological Mother Uses Grandchild as “Pawn” in Break-Up

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

A Chicago grandmother wrote into the newspaper desperate for answers in a sticky and very tricky child custody and family law question. “Concerned Grandmother” wrote into the Chicago Tribune’s “Ask Amy” advice column seeking a solution for an impossible situation her young son and grandson landed in after her son left her grandson’s mother…. Read More »

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Forgotten in the Chaos: The Deadly Toll of Child Custody Battles on Children

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

The issue of child custody is no doubt one of the most heated and controversial topics that arise in a Chicago divorce. Who the children will live with and who will make important life decisions for the children born in a marriage that is soon-to-be over is something that both parties typically care deeply… Read More »

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Man Stabbed in Back During Violent Child Custody Dispute in Michigan

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

It is likely no surprise to most Chicagoans that the issue of child custody in the context of divorce proceedings can be an incredibly heated topic. When a marriage comes to an end, if there are children born in the marriage, one of the most difficult and controversial topics that comes up in a… Read More »

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1990’s Icon Recounts Child Custody Battle After Famous Film, Lost Custody Of Young Son

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

When we think about celebrities in the limelight who have skyrocketed to fame and success due to their roles on screen, we rarely stop to think about what might happen behind the proverbial curtain. The truth is that even Hollywood actors may face turmoil and hardships when it comes to getting a divorce, and… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Domestic Violence And Child Custody In Chicago Divorce Cases

By Birnbaum Gelfman Sharma & Arnoux, LLC |

There is no doubt that domestic violence is an especially sensitive and difficult topic. Couple the fear, control, violence, and danger of domestic violence with a tense and stressful divorce, and you have the recipe for a very complex and challenging divorce process. Domestic violence may be a very good reason for a married… Read More »

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