Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Parentage Act
Evolving Illinois parentage laws
Civil Practice and Procedure
, April 2014
A look at what the trends, driven by changes in technology and human conduct toward legal parentage beyond biological ties and formal adoptions, mean for civil litigators.
House Bill 6191—The Illinois Parentage Act
, December 2012
Author Margaret Bennett, one of the co-drafters of the proposed legislation, summarizes the bill and offers some history as to why it's needed.
Sperm donor can keep it in his pocket
, October 2012
Can a biological father, who has paid child support for five years, file a Motion to Terminate the Parent/Child Relationship based on his claim that he merely donated his sperm?
Reconciling parentage act cases from the past year
, April 2002
During the year 2001, and exceptional number of significant opinions considered the subtleties of the Parentage Act and its interplay with other statutes and precedent affecting children born out of wedlock.