90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0427
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DIVORCE-CHILDS ATTORNEY                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Marriage  and  Dissolution  of  Marriage  Act      
   regarding    representation of a child in a dissolution action between      
   the child's parents. Provides that  the court may appoint an  attorney      
   to  represent  the  best interests, rather than the interests,  of the      
   child and adds the child's property as an item for which the  attorney      
   shall  provide    representation  in  addition to the already existing      
   support, custody, and visitation issues.                                    
          FISCAL NOTE (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)                   
          There would be no fiscal impact on the Judicial Branch.              
          JUDICIAL NOTE                                                        
          No decrease or increase in the number of judges needed.              
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                    
          SB427 fails to create a State mandate.                               
          HOME RULE NOTE                                                       
          SB 427 does not preempt home rule authority.                         
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0309

   Last action date: 97-08-01

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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