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Spotlight on community services: Rainbows By Nicole Onorato Child Law, December 2010 The first article in a series that will highlight community organizations providing services to children above and beyond what's considered traditional.
Anticipatory neglect—Protecting children or going too far? By Nicole Onorato Child Law, March 2010 It is well-established law that parents have a fundamental constitutional right to the care, custody and control of their children, and this right is given great deference and protection by our laws. However, in the context of child abuse and neglect, this right is subject to termination.
Exploring visitation rights and needs for children of non-marital families: Part II By Nicole Onorato and Karen Bowes Child Law, June 2009 The second in a two-part series looking at how children from non-marital families can protect their right to establish relationships with their parents.
Exploring visitation rights and needs for children of non-marital families: Part I By Nicole Onorato and Karen Bowes Child Law, March 2009 The first in a two-part series looking at how children from non-marital families can establish and maintain relationships with their parents.
Child custody overview of Supreme Court rules By Nicole Onorato Child Law, June 2007 The new child custody rules, which took effect on July 1, 2006, are divided into three parts – A, B, and C – which apply to certain Acts. This article will give a brief overview of the new rules and will highlight key provisions in each rule.
Grandparent visitation By Nicole Onorato Child Law, September 2006 Recently, the debate over grandparent visitation rights was once again the focus of Illinois legislators. On July 14, 2006, Public Act 94-1026, which revamped certain provisions of section 607 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (750 ILCS 5/607) relative to grandparent visitation, was approved by the legislature.

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