Case note: In re Marriage of Dee J. and Ashley J.
A summary of In re Marriage of Dee J. and Ashley J., in which the court looked at whether the nonbiological parent in a same-sex marriage was legally the parent of a child conceived through artificial insemination.
Case note: In re Marriage of Milne
A summary of In re Marriage of Milne, in which the appellate court determined whether the trial court erred in finding that Illinois was the “home state” under the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
A message from the Child Law Section's chair, Tracy Weaver.
The child abuse hearsay exception
There are several provisions in Illinois law that allow for the hearsay statements of a child to be admitted for substantive purposes.