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Articles From Michael K. Goldberg

Using Expert Testimony to Make the Case for Grandparent Visitation

By Michael K. Goldberg
October
2015
Article
Page 38
Thanks to a recent Illinois Appellate Court case, grandparents have a roadmap for using expert testimony to win court-ordered visitation with their grandchildren.

Flynn v Henkel: A Heavy Burden for Petitioners Under the Grandparent Visitation Act

By Michael K. Goldberg
May
2008
Article
Page 244
Grandparents must show that the child's health, safety, and welfare will be adversely affected if visitation is denied, the supreme court rules.

New Amendments to the Illinois Grandparent Visitation Statute

By Michael K. Goldberg
December
2006
Article
Page 660
Effective January 1, grandparents can petition for visitation during a divorce and after some types of adoptions.

The New, Narrower Illinois Grandparent Visitation Statute

By Michael K. Goldberg
November
2004
Article
Page 578
The legislature takes another crack at grandparent visitation.

Can Court-Imposed Grandparent Visitation Survive Wickham v Byrne?

By Michael K. Goldberg
September
2002
Article
Page 458
Only if the General Assembly stays within the limits imposed by the U.S. and Illinois Supreme Courts, the author warns.

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