If there’s conflict between parents, can they still share equal parenting rights?

By Chuck Roberts
January 24, 2017
If there’s conflict between parents, can they still share equal parenting rights?

Amazingly enough, they can. Probably every situation in one context or another is high conflict; if it wasn’t high conflict in the first place, they probably wouldn’t be undergoing a divorce or a transition in their relationship. Interestingly enough, most parents are able to successfully put all of those differences of opinion aside and successfully co-parent at least as it relates to the big-ticket items, so those issue that we talk about earlier -- health care, religious upbringing, extracurricular choices, education, those things that are really going to fundamentally impact the upbringing of the children. No matter what levels of dispute the parents have between themselves personally, they often are able to successfully set those things aside and make the joint decisions together. That’s really the best thing for almost every child.


Chuck Roberts is family lawyer at Momkus McCluskey Roberts, LLC, one of the largest law firms in DuPage County, Illinois. To learn more Roberts and his firm, visit his profile or go to www.momlaw.com.

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January 24, 2017
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