Illinois Parentage Act Overview

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Presumption of Parentage The Illinois Parentage Act of 2015 (750 ILCS 46) is the law that details the parent-child relationship in Illinois. The purpose of the law, generally, is to give children the opportunity to have their physical, mental, emotional, and financial needs met by each of their parents. In order to do this, the […]

Public Benefits for Choice Moms

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Did you know that becoming a choice mom using a sperm donor could affect your ability to receive public benefits? Most people that set out on this path to parenthood do not expect that they’ll need to access public benefits. Unemployment or underemployment can happen to anyone. Don’t miss out on your ability to access […]

Known Donor Agreement: Why do I need one?

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Do you need a known donor agreement? If you are trying to start your family with the help of a sperm or egg donor that you know, you likely want to avoid the situation where your donor has parental rights and responsibilities for your child. This can have widespread implications, including issues related to: Custody […]