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Local law enforcement agencies should tap into state witness protection fund to help bring victim families closure

#Dad was terrified that his ex would take his #son out of the country, and he’d never see his little boy again! We won in court keeping the #child with Dad in the U.S. Attorney Art Kallow will be joining me on air on the Dads’ Rights Legal Hour, 9-10 a.m. CDT Sat. on Power 92.3…

Illinois legislators should copy Louisiana and other states and protect kids from online pornography

Illinois legislators should copy Louisiana and other states and protect kids from online pornography

Protecting father-child relationships: What happens when the mother takes your children out of state?

Protecting father-child relationships: What happens when the mother takes your children out of state?

How to be a Good Divorced Dad

Jeffery M. Leving : How to be a Good Divorced Dad: Being the Best Parent You Can Be Before, During and After the Break-Up

Jeffery M. Leving: Illinois should join other states that have begun to offer permanent child tax credits to families

Jeffery M. Leving: Illinois should join other states that have begun to offer permanent child tax credits to families

Father sitted by his daughter's hospital bed

No matter the ailment, parents should be informed of treatment plans for their children

freezing embryos

Couples need to consider legal ramifications before freezing eggs and embryos

father and Daughter studying together

Children who are read to and played with by their fathers do better in school, new study finds

Virginia pardon

Father recently pardoned after speaking up for his daughter, who was sexually assaulted

Father and daughter repairing the car together

Fathers impact daughters more than most may realize

A strong father is doing pushups at home with his son on his backs.

Illinois created a council on fatherhood, so why can’t it get funding?

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Kids Online Safety Act would help protect children from social media harm

People involved in the Hennepin County's Co-Parent Court

Cook County should consider creating co-parenting court to help at-risk families

oung Hispanic parents piggyback their children in the park, smiling to camera, focus on foreground

Quality time with parents: A pandemic trend that should stay

Dad and son outdoors

Proposed legislation gives many father’s an even playing field

Signage on display in windows of businesses to show support for Oxford High School on December 7 in Oxford, Michigan

Michigan school shooting shows why we need safe gun storage laws

Accuser with Lawyer and Jusdge at court

Leving: Crumbley conviction shows that punishing parents for the actions of their shooter children is no longer a hypothetical

Sad family with mother, daughter and with the Father

Leving: Some resolutions divorced parents should consider in the new year

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Leving: Senate should put politics aside and follow House by passing bill to expand the Child Tax Credit

Michelle Obama gives Jeffery M. Leving the White House recipe for Spiced Honey Cake

Michelle Obama gives Jeffery M. Leving the White House recipe for Spiced Honey Cake

Robert Crimo Jr.’s Guilty Plea Should Be a Wake-Up Call For Parents

Robert Crimo Jr.’s Guilty Plea Should Be a Wake-Up Call For Parents

Leving: if you hear or see things about potential violence, you must alert the authorities. | Chicago Tribune | 11/21/2023​

Illinois Needs To Put Children First and Give Fathers Equal Rights

Leving: Right now in several states, including Illinois, unmarried fathers do not automatically have custody rights. | Chicago Tribune | 8/15/2023​

Leving: Fatherhood Is Key To Addressing Social Issues

Deion Sanders is a much-needed hero right now

Leving: Protect Kids From Dangers of the Internet

Older Men Like Robert De Niro Should Consider More Than Finances When It Comes To Having Kids

Older Men Like Robert De Niro Should Consider More Than Finances When It Comes To Having Kids

Leving: Men in their late 70s who are thinking of having children should strongly consider the risk of not being around for the most important periods of their children’s lives. | Chicago Tribune | 6/22/2023​

Florida Gave Unmarried Fathers Equal Parental Rights. Other States Should Do It, Too

Florida Gave Unmarried Fathers Equal Parental Rights. Other States Should Do It, Too.
Leving: This law will keep many fathers in their children’s lives and is a good thing. | Miami Herald | 6/17/2023​

Attorneys Jeffery Leving and James Hagler Fighting for Fathers

Attorneys Jeffery Leving and James Hagler Fighting for Fathers

Daytime Chicago: Educating Fathers On Their Parental Rights. | WGN TV Channel 9 | 3/30/2023​

Fetterman’s Disclosure of Depression Helping Chip Away At Stigma of Mental Health

Fetterman’s Disclosure of Depression Helping Chip Away At Stigma of Mental Health

Leving: Despite the fact that 1 in 4 Americans have suffered from some form of mental illness, there is still a large stigma around mental health. | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | 3/20/2023​

A Federal Ban on So-Called Conversion Therapy is Past Due

Leving: In the United States, this is an issue that affects many families on both sides of the political aisle and one that the new Congress should take up this year. | Chicago Tribune | 1/16/2023​

More Research Is Breaking New Ground On Often-Overlooked Group: African American Youth

More Research Is Breaking New Ground On Often-Overlooked Group: African American Youth

Jeffery Leving On Daytime Chicago Discusses Responsible Parenting

Jeffery Leving on Daytime Chicago discusses responsible parenting

Toy Drive Distribution

Toy Drive distribution

A Song About Fathers Strikes A Chord With The Public

A Song About Fathers Strikes a Chord With the Public

 

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out Of Debates Over School Curriculum

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

Happy African family at home, cute son and daughter hanging on daddy back, father fool around with little son and daughter piggy back siblings enjoy active time together seated on sofa in living room

Don’t Blame Fatherlessness For Mass Shootings

Dad, boy touch face in outdoor park or backyard for summer bonding, happiness together and sunshine. Father son, happy black man in nature for love smile and quality time with child

Child Welfare Decisions Should Not Be Made By Computer Algorithms

silhouette of father and children holding hands walking outdoors in the park. Fatherhood, and childhood concept.

Trade Schools Are An Equally Respectable Option As Traditional 4-year College

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

Don’t Shut Divorced Fathers Out of Debates Over School Curriculum

Happy father getting congratulations from kids.

Illinois Created A Council On Fatherhood, So Why Can’t It Get Funding

Man helping his kid in learning to ride a bicycle

Kids Online Safety Act Would Help Protect Children From Social Media Harm

Father and son having fun while shaving in bathroom

Cook County Should Consider Creating Co-Parenting Court To Help At-Risk Families

Smiling man playing with his kid outdoors

Quality Time With Parent: A Pandemic Trend That Should Stay

Serious dad with his son outdoors

Proposed Legislation Gives Many Fathers An Even Playing Field

African American father reading a fairy tale fable story for kids at home. Happy family lying on the floor indoors

Michigan School Shooting Shows Why We Need Safe Gun Storage Laws

Portrait of happy father and his daughter. Fun, love, happiness at home

Jeffery Leving, author of “Father’s Rights”

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The Build Back Better Bill Would Make Paternity Leave Equitable For All Fathers

Asian American father hugging his little son

More Engagement By Fathers Would Help Fix Many Of Society’s Ills

Happy family with young girl hugging her dad with smile and laughs , father daughter relationship concept image

Leving Legal And Law Enforcement Recover Little Girl for Dad

dad and child enjoy love relation cudding hobby moment in kitchen sunday morning at hime dad and daughter helping prepare breakfast for her mom in kitchen at home

Dad Rescues Daughters From Reported Sexual Exploitation and Physical Abuse

stressed young dad with two small children in his arms

Dad, Struggling in Court Pro Se, Wins With Strong Lawyer

Dad with son playing football

Dad Who Feared Losing His Son Forever Wins In Court

Dad Rescues Daughters From Reported Sexual Exploitation and Physical Abuse

Dad Rescues Daughters From Reported Sexual Exploitation and Physical Abuse

The Nation’s Top Lawyer Fighting For Father’s Rights

The Nation’s Top Lawyer Fighting For Father’s Rights

The Mother Jailed After Forcing Daughter To Falsely Accuse Dad of Sexual Assault

The Mother Jailed After Forcing Daughter To Falsely Accuse Dad of Sexual Assault

Leving Recalls Army Dad Whose Son Was Murdered By Ex’s Boyfriend

Leving Recalls Army Dad Whose Son Was Murdered By Ex’s Boyfriend

Former Justice: Criticizing Judges For COVID Protocols “Really Unfair”

Former Justice: Criticizing Judges For COVID Protocols “Really Unfair”

Dad Turns To Leving Firm To Get Son Back

Dad Turns To Leving Firm To Get Son Back

Leving Firm Wins Order Protecting Boy From Abuse

Leving Firm Wins Order Protecting Boy From Abuse

Bill Would Lower Interest on Unpaid Child Support

Bill Would Lower Interest on Unpaid Child Support

Mr. Leving’s Radio Show

Mr. Leving’s Radio Show

3 Ways To Protect Our Children In A City Where Violence and Shootings Are Too Common

3 ways to protect our children in a city where violence and shootings are too common

Jeffery M. Leving

Jeffery Leving: 2019 Power Players

Jeffery Leving – Atty, on TAPED WITH RABBI DOUG

Jeffery Leving – Atty, on TAPED WITH RABBI DOUG

City of Belleville, Illinois Mayor Eckert Appreciation Letter

City of Belleville, Illinois Mayor Eckert Appreciation Letter

Gov. Pritzker Greeting Council on Responsible Fatherhood

Gov. Pritzker Greeting Council on Responsible Fatherhood

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Rescues Infant from Accused Pedophile and Reunites Her with Dad

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Rescues Infant from Accused Pedophile and Reunites Her with Dad

Chicago Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Prevents Local Police from Taking Little Girl Away from Dad

Chicago Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Prevents Local Police from Taking Little Girl Away from Dad

Jeffery Leving Prevents International Abduction, Saving Boy’s Life

Jeffery Leving Prevents International Abduction, Saving Boy’s Life

Jeffery Leving Wins Custody for Chicago Dad, Defeats Mother’s Attempted Parental Alienation

Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery Leving Reunites Falsely Accused Dad with Missing Baby Girl

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

Jeffery Leving letter published in The State Journal-Register opinion section. Letter: Don’t Repeal Illinois Parental Notice Of Abortion Act

Jeffery M. Leving supporting WGN’s Toy Drive

It was important to him giving toys to fatherless children who, tragically, won’t receive toys from their dads, but who hopefully will be reunited with their dads some day soon

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Presents Chicago Family Law Judge Helaine Berger at Legal Seminar Series

Tune in to The U Channel @WCIU for Jeffery M. Leving’s Exclusive Interview

Chicago Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Prevents Local Police from Taking Little Girl Away from Dad

United States Congress recognized The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., for its “Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community.”

Jeffery Leving Saves Chicago Dad from Jail for Child Support He Did Not Owe

Renowned Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Keynote National Families and Fathers Conference in Los Angeles.

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Saves Falsely Accused Man from Jail

The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., and the O’Connor Law Firm, Ltd. filed suit against Lydia Home Association, Inc. and Safe Families for Children Alliance, Inc.

Jeffery M. Leving discusses Fathers’ Rights and Social Justice on “The Jam” on WCIU The U

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Rescues Infant from Accused Pedophile and Reunites Her with Dad

Jeffery M. Leving appeared on WCIA CBS regarding his testimony supporting House Bill 0236 in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Chicago Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Prevents Local Police from Taking Little Girl Away from Dad

Ford, Leving, HFS to Host Hearing to Review DNA Clauses and Clarify Child Support Processes.

Jeffery Leving Prevents International Abduction, Saving Boy’s Life

Renowned Fathers’ Rights Attorney Jeffery M. Leving will host Chicago Counterpoint TV on CANTV’s Channel 21.

Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery Leving Reunites Falsely Accused Dad with Missing Baby Girl

Memories of Elián González’s Child Case Recuerdos del caso del niño Elián González.

Jeffery Leving letter published in The State Journal-Register opinion section. Letter: Don’t Repeal Illinois Parental Notice Of Abortion Act

The Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd., received recognition from the legal community for the victorious cases fighting for and improving children’s lives.

Father’s rights advocate and attorney Jeffery M. Leving talks celebrating Father’s day no matter the situation – even if you are going through a divorce.

Father’s rights advocate and attorney Jeffery M. Leving talks celebrating Father’s day no matter the situation – even if you are going through a divorce.

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Empowers Divorced Dads on WCIU-TV

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving Empowers Divorced Dads on WCIU-TV

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving turned his law practice into an office with a mission — to help fathers and others who have been denied their rights. See how he turned his hobby into collectibles.

Attorney Jeffery M. Leving turned his law practice into an office with a mission — to help fathers and others who have been denied their rights. See how he turned his hobby into collectibles.

Father’s rights advocate and attorney Jeffery M. Leving talks celebrating Father’s day no matter the situation – even if you are going through a divorce.

Father’s rights advocate and attorney Jeffery M. Leving talks celebrating Father’s day no matter the situation – even if you are going through a divorce.

Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to appear on WCIU-TV

Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to appear on WCIU-TV

Think Tank Dinner with Warren Buffett Addresses Current Market Concerns

Think Tank Dinner with Warren Buffett Addresses Current Market Concerns

“Mother Denies Son Medical Treatment, Father Steps In Saves Child” – PR Newswire.

“Mother Denies Son Medical Treatment, Father Steps In Saves Child” – PR Newswire.

“Dads, take your kids safely back to school” featuring Jeffery M. Leving

“Dads, take your kids safely back to school” featuring Jeffery M. Leving

“Attorney adds another rare document to his collection” featured in Crain’s Chicago Business

“Attorney adds another rare document to his collection” featured in Crain’s Chicago Business

” Recuerdos del caso del niño Elián González” As Published in the Puerto Rico News- El Nueva Dia “Memories of the case of Elian Gonzalez: An American lawyer helped him return to Cuba.” Click here for the English translation.

” Recuerdos del caso del niño Elián González” As Published in the Puerto Rico News- El Nueva Dia “Memories of the case of Elian Gonzalez: An American lawyer helped him return to Cuba.” Click here for the English translation.

Jeffery M. Leving featured in SKYLINE magazine on the 15th Anniversary of reuniting Elian Gonzalez with his father in Cuba.

Jeffery M. Leving featured in SKYLINE magazine on the 15th Anniversary of reuniting Elian Gonzalez with his father in Cuba.

“15 ways to be a good divorced dad” as featured in The News Journal, DelawareOnline

“15 ways to be a good divorced dad” as featured in The News Journal, DelawareOnline

Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Receive Recognition of Excellence Award

Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Receive Recognition of Excellence Award

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Alan Childs Featured on Counterpoint TV with Chicago Divorce Attorney James Hagler

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Alan Childs Featured on Counterpoint TV with Chicago Divorce Attorney James Hagler

Top Chicago Litigator Leslie Poole Featured on Chicago Counterpoint TV with Host Jeffery M. Leving

Top Chicago Litigator Leslie Poole Featured on Chicago Counterpoint TV with Host Jeffery M. Leving

Chicago Fathers’ Rights Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Discuss a Father’s role in Preventing Family Violence

Chicago Fathers’ Rights Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Discuss a Father’s role in Preventing Family Violence

The Jeffery M. Leving Kids “Come First Grant” Helps Children in Need

The Jeffery M. Leving Kids “Come First Grant” Helps Children in Need

Top Chicago Divorce Lawyer William K. Bass Featured On Chicago Counterpoint TV

Top Chicago Divorce Lawyer William K. Bass Featured On Chicago Counterpoint TV

Michelle Obama gives Jeffery M. Leving the White House recipe for Spiced Honey Cake

Michelle Obama gives Jeffery M. Leving the White House recipe for Spiced Honey Cake