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  • New Law for Police Training on Domestic Violence
    New Law for Police Training on Domestic Violence

    A number of new family laws have been implemented in the state of Illinois since the start of 2017. Among the newly effective laws, a handful deal with domestic violence . One in particular states ...

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  • Illinois Law Creates Electronic Petition for Temporary Orders of Protection
    Illinois Law Creates Electronic Petition for Temporary Orders of Protection

    Domestic violence is a crime, and any individual who is a victim of hitting, choking, kicking, threats, or harassment by a family member or household member has a legal right to protection. In August ...

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  • How the Employee Sick Leave Act May Affect Your Family in 2017
    How the Employee Sick Leave Act May Affect Your Family in 2017

    On January 1, several new laws went into effect in Illinois. Certain ones may prove beneficial to you and your family—i.e. the Employee Sick Leave Act—especially if you are the custodial parent of ...

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  • Changes to Illinois Child Support Law in 2017
    Changes to Illinois Child Support Law in 2017

    Beginning July 1, 2017, a number of updates to child support law in the state of Illinois will go into effect. Illinois will join 39 states that follow an Income Shares model of child support. The new ...

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