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Jan 7, 2019

Are changes to state's premarital agreement law in the wind?

Posted By: Donald Schiller
Illinois did not recognize pre-marital agreements affecting divorce until a 1972 holding by the Illinois Appellate Court…
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Jan 7, 2019

New year, stale marriage? Divorce Day brings surge in filings

Posted By: Kimberly Cook
Some ring in the new year with champagne at midnight. Others wait a week and partake in “Divorce Day.”
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Jan 1, 2019

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - January 2019

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
Former counsel is not a party to a divorce action, and therefore there is no authority to seek fees against him pursuant…
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Dec 26, 2018

Reaching the Family Law Field by Bucking Conventional Wisdom

Posted By: Claire McKenzie
By the nature of her work in family law, Claire McKenzie encounters quite a few people whose lives change dramatically -…
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Nov 1, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - November 2018

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
IICLE Family Law Flash Points
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Oct 31, 2018

Stock market's wild ride can make divorce allocations a bit tricky

Posted By: Brett Buckely
Following more than a year of stock market euphoria, 2018 served as a harsh reminder of the concept of market volatility…
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Oct 23, 2018

Professional Goals

Posted By: Evan Whitfield
Evan Whitfield was profiled for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin's "Generation Esq."
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Oct 17, 2018

Fall Newsletter, 2018

Posted By: Jessica Bank Interlandi, Kimberly Cook, Michele Jochner
Domestic Violence
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Oct 17, 2018

Nevada gets tough even by UFC standards

Posted By: Amy Schiller
The Ultimate Fighting Championship 229 in Las Vegas earlier this month was worth every penny for pay-per-view spectators…
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Oct 3, 2018

Law Firm Leaders: Domestic violence damage too often family law concern

Posted By: Jessica Bank Interlandi
Jessica Bank Interlandi was profiled for "Law Firm Leaders: Domestic violence damage too often family law conce…
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Oct 3, 2018

U.S. to Deny Visas to Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
On October 3, 2018, the US State Department released a bulletin announcing that, “Effective immediately, U.S. Emb…
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Oct 1, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - October 2018

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
Judgment for dissolution vacated due to trial court recusing itself, subsequently reconsidering the recusal, and renderi…
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Sep 24, 2018

Family Law: What Divorcing Couples Should Know About Tax Law Changes

Posted By: Claire McKenzie
Claire McKenzie was interviewed for a roundtable discussion for Crain's Chicago Business on the new tax law changes.
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Sep 18, 2018

'Monitoring' another via social media may bring felony stalking charges

Posted By: Michele Jochner
Under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act (750 ILCS 60/101, et. seq.), a civil order or protection is available to victim…
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Sep 2, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - September 2018

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
 Husband not permitted to amend counter-petition for legal separation to include law division claims. 
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