News and Insights

Our success, influence and size is noteworthy.
Our attorneys are bright and insightful, and the cases we take on are often newsworthy.

Sort News

All Newsletters Publications Videos Blog
Feb 11, 2019

Love is in the Air!

Posted By: Kimberly Cook
Valentine’s Day, celebrated annually on February 14, is recognized as a significant celebration of romantic love …
Read More
Jan 31, 2019

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - February 2019

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
Second District holds the trial court entered a judgment of dissolution that did not comply with Section 505(a)(2) of th…
Read More
Jan 20, 2019

When CEOs Divorce

Posted By: Donald Schiller
The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, certainly did not keep divorcing his wife, MacKenzie, a secret.  
Read More
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…
Read More
Nov 1, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - November 2018

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
IICLE Family Law Flash Points
Read More
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…
Read More
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…
Read More
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. 
Read More
Aug 13, 2018

Back to School Planning Tips for Divorced Parents

Posted By: Kimberly Cook
Television commercials have started advertising the "hottest fashions" for Fall.  Every store as aisles lin…
Read More
Aug 1, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - August 2018

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
1.  Petitioner in an Order of Protection case properly allowed to testify to facts not contained in the body of the…
Read More
Aug 1, 2018

The Battle Over Frozen Embryos

Posted By: Sarah Miruzzi
In a world constantly changing and improving technology, more and more couples are battling it out over the disposition …
Read More
Jul 29, 2018

Good News For Collaborative Process in Illinois

Posted By: Carlton Marcyan
Effective July 1, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court, issued a New Rule 294 that directly impacts lawyers practicing pursu…
Read More
may fp 2018
Apr 30, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points, May 2018

Posted By: Donald Schiller and Michelle Lawless
In a post-judgment maintenance modification hearing, the trial court granted ex-husband’s request for a downward …
Read More
Apr 2, 2018

IICLE Family Law Flash Points, April 2018

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
Husband appealed a post-judgment denial of his motion to reconsider the denial of a motion to abate child support paymen…
Read More
bitcoin divorce
Mar 21, 2018

Bitcoin and Divorce

Posted By: Burton Hochberg
Today, divorcing parties and their attorneys must be diligent in approaching bitcoin (and all other cryptocurrencies for…
Read More
Looking for a firm that knows Family Law, inside and out? We're ready to listen.