Family Law
Family law covers the rights and responsibilities of people from life to death and in their relationships with their relatives during their lives. Most family law is state-based, which means that the rules could differ from state to state. This section looks at family law in Illinois. Federal law is included where applicable.
Select any of the following areas of family law for a more in-depth discussion (the categories are organized by stages in a person's life):
Majority age
Marriage
Paternity
Adoption
Domestic abuse
Disability benefits
Divorce
Guardianships
Elder rights