Marion, IL asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Illinois

Q: Whoever is in summons theres names can they speak in court even though it has to do with my youngest daughter is 17

Its,on cusdoty of my youngest daughter n she will be 18 in sept is,there a chance the judge will dismiss the case cause of her going to be 18 in sept

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2 Lawyer Answers
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Hard to believe there is no case on file.

If there is a case, on file, custody issues can be addressed up to age 18.

Practically, the judge is not going to overlook what a 17 year old wants.

Cheryl Powell agrees with this answer

  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Mt Vernon, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Go see a lawyer with your papers for an educated decision.

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