May 27, 2020

Divorce and Family Law During the Pandemic

In a recent article in the Aurora Beacon News, the Kane County Sheriff’s Department reported that a California woman is facing multiple felony charges in connection with a home invasion and domestic dispute in Aurora on Memorial Day. https://www.kcchronicle.com/2020/05/26/california-woman-charged-with-attempted-kidnapping-after-aurora-home-invasion/ai5thzs/

According to the article, the woman was attempting to take her 11-year old son away from the child’s father. Not unsurprisingly, a fight ensued, and the woman was charged with felony home invasion, attempted aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. The upshot of the incident, at least as seen through the lens of family law, is an unlawful attempt to modify the allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time (formerly called custody and visitation).

If you are considering a change in your current parenting plan, please call us and please do not attempt to take the law into your own hands. Also, if you are worried about the cost of hiring an attorney, call us anyway. Initial consultations are free, and we will work with your budget to set up affordable payments.

The bottom line is that you can still litigate your divorce or family law case, even in the midst of Illinois’ “stay at home” order. We here at the law firm of Camic, Johnson, Ltd. are committed to providing you with the same level of outstanding legal services we have been providing for the last 30 years. We just need to be more creative these days in how we provide those services. Contact us to discuss your case today so we can show you how we can help, and as always, we thank you for your trust in our firm.

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