UNDERSTANDING MEDIATION

UNDERSTANDING MEDIATION

Author: Amy Sholar | Sholar Stephan Law Mediation is a process where the parties can attempt to amicably settle the pending issues in their divorce, or even child related issues that occur after the divorce is finalized. Mediation may be voluntary or court ordered. In...
DO WE NEED A GUARDIAN AD LITEM?

DO WE NEED A GUARDIAN AD LITEM?

Author: Amy Sholar | Sholar Stephan Law In many divorce cases with minor children, the Court may, at their discretion, appoint a Guardian Ad Litem. The role of the “GAL” in Illinois parenting/custody matters is governed by 750 ILCS 5/506(a)(2). The GAL shall submit to...