Supervised visitation is only appropriate where a parent poses a severe threat or
harm to a child.
A Sampling of Cases on Restriction of Visitation:
T.M., In re, 706 N.E.2d 931, 302 Ill.App.3d 33, 236 Ill.Dec. 57 (Ill. App. 1 Dist., 1998)
(Sexual assault/fondling and alcoholism by step father)
In re Marriage of Chehaiber, 334 Ill. Dec. 408 (2nd Dist. 2009):
“A court shall not restrict a parent’s visitation rights unless it finds that the visitation would endanger seriously the child’s physical, mental, moral, or emotional health.” 750 ILCS 5/607(c) (West 2008)
A parent, by statute, is entitled to a hearing before visitation is restricted in any manner.
In re Marriage of Anderson, 130 Ill. App. 3d 684 (2nd Dist. 1985)
With respect to the restriction of visitation, the endangerment standard is an
onerous one (In re Marriage of Hanson (1983), 112 Ill.App.3d 564 , 568, 68 Ill.Dec…
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