Date: August 15, 2017
September 14, 2017 (162 days ago)
ELDER LAW 1861 Black Road Joliet, Illinois 815-725-8000 firstname.lastname@example.org FordC. "Chet" une, l Ford C. "Chet" June, Ill would be false and would probably Today's topic is: "SCHOOLbin violation of chapter 105 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/10-20.12b. This statute says persons false information to get their kids as non-tuition paying students into a school district are guilty of Class C Often times grandparents upon to take care of their Misdemeanor What does Grace do? oftime. Ifthe parent lives in a different school district than the grandparent, the grandparent's school district will and George can obtain and fill out an AFFIDAVIT FOR ENROLLMENT OF CHILD WHOSE PARENT/ LEGAL GUARDIANS RESIDE OUT OF DISTRICT. These forms were developed by the Probate Committee This can be an expensive require a court action and a judges of the Will County Bar approval. l'm here to tell you as an elder law attorney and as a former member of a local school board that IN MANY INSTANCES A "SCHOOL cooperation with the Will County Legal Assistance Program and the Will County Regional Office of AND MAY BE ILLEGAL AS A CLASS CThe Illinois School Code requires example: Mom, Grace, is a single parent; she lives in New Lenox; she has a new job which requires her to be at work before 6:00 a.m. and she doesn't get home that a child be enrolled when the child "resides" in the school district. In this case the residence of a person who has legal custody of a pupil is deemed to be the residence of the pupil. As set forth in chapter 105 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/10 until almost 6:00 p.m. She has no 20.12b, ustody" means: support network and does not have the money yet to have her 10 year- custody exercised by an adult who demonstrates that he/she has assumed and exercises legal responsibility for the pupil and Grace's mom and dad, Ethel provides the pupil with a regular and George, live in l Jackson fixed night-time abode Township in the Elwood Grade School District. It is decided that during the school year Grace's kids will live with their grandparents, If Graces, Ethel's and George's problem is similar to yours ask your school districts registrar to contact the Will County Regional Under the "old way" the at (815) 740-8360. Ask them to Elwood Grade School District would send or fax copies of this Affidavit have required Ethel and George to the school district office. You can to become guardians of their also obtain copies at their office at grandchildren. Under the provisions 702 West Maple Street, New Lenox, of Article XI of the Probate Act of llinois 1975 even if the parent gives consent to the guardianship the Court has to make a finding that the parent If your local school district says that they have never heard of this "Affidavit" then dlip this article and ask them to send it to the school to carry out day-to-day child care district's attorney. Remember. A false Affidavit by a parent or grandparent is also a violation of the law, just as a school violate the law for not Well, in our example Grace is fit and she is able to make her children's care. However, she s trying to get back on her feet accepting the Affidavit. financially and her kids will be living with their grandparents, Ethel and partner Jennifer Lynch, if you need As always: Call me, or my of this form or if you have a time. To say that she is unfit, etc. problem with your school district.