Illinois Family Law in 2016: No More “Custody” or “Visitation”

Major changes are coming to Illinois Family law in 2016. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is going through a major re-write, with new laws that will come into effect on January 1, 2016. One major change will be that the terms “custody” and “visitation” will no longer be used. Instead, these matters will be referred to as …