West Suburban Collaborative Practice Group – June 4th Recap with Article
Attorneys Margaret Bennett and Darcy Chamberlain presented together to the West Suburban Collaborative Practice Group on June 4th on Serving the Best Interests of a Child With Significant Developmental Delays. Ms. Bennett discussed Section 513.5 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act which provides support for non-minor disabled children. How to best draft an Allocation Judgement and Marital Settlement Agreement to preserve and protect the disabled child in divorce proceedings. Ms.Chamberlain discussed establishing special needs trusts and the guardianship process for the disabled child.
Please take some time to read this article about serving the best interest of the child.