STG Attorney Raiford Palmer on WBBM Newsradio 780

STG Divorce Law’s Raiford Palmer appeared on WBBM Newsradio 780 in an interview with Jennifer Keiper related to parenting and divorce during the Covid-19 stay in place orders. He discusses how courts are treating existing parenting orders and advises how people should deal with parenting schedules now. Click to read and listen to the story. […]

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A Warning to Pandemic Opportunists

A Warning to Pandemic Opportunists Courts in Illinois have limited function right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are struggling to serve the citizens of Illinois and some are increasing in their ability to serve people sooner than others. The judges have issued orders limiting who can go to court, how matters may be […]

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How Parent and Child Relationships are Established

Society is constantly changing, and family structures are changing as well. Hence, our law has had to adapt over time to establish exactly what the parent-child relationship is under the law, and how paternity can be determined. The paternity process can be a complex one, but there are some basic presumptions that are in play […]

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Using the Putative Father Registry to Protect Parental Rights

Family law is complicated. This is particularly true when it comes to deciding who will have the rights and responsibilities associated with caring for children. Whether the issue is child custody after a divorce, determining paternity where a marriage never existed, or adoption, disputes over children can be extremely emotional and complicated. Here we explain […]

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Paternity Time Limits

Questions of paternity are some of the most emotionally complicated questions handled by our judicial system. Paternity cases can involve mistrust, betrayal and heartbreak. It can be particularly difficult where a parent learns, after years of parenting, that he is not a child’s genetic parent. We understand that these cases can be very delicate and […]

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