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Mar 24, 2014

The Executive Divorce – 10 Strategies for Keeping It Private

Posted By: Gregory Maksimuk
Executives, such as self-employed presidents of closely held companies, the C suite (CEO, CFO, etc.), executive emp…
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Mar 23, 2014

Eavesdropping in Illinois No Longer a Crime? That is Correct, For the Time Being.

Posted By: Carlton Marcyan
The Illinois Supreme Court just unanimously ruled the Illinois eavesdropping law unconstitutional.
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Mar 4, 2014

A Child Does Not have the Right to Ultimately Choose His or Her Custodian

Posted By: Timothy Daw
One pervasive urban myths that I have heard during my many years of family law practice is that children at the age…
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Feb 16, 2014

The Income Conundrum: What is and is not Income for Child Support Purposes?

Posted By: Michelle Lawless
Over the last several months, the Illinois Appellate Court has had numerous opportunities to opine on what constitu…
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Jan 29, 2014

IRA, Roth IRA, MyRA, What’s a MyRA?

Posted By: Patrick Ryan
On January 28th, in his fifth State of the Union Address, President Obama announced the MyRA (rhymes with IRA).
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Jan 21, 2014

Dissolved But Not Done: Bifurcated Judgments

Posted By: Joshua Jackson
“Client A” met with her attorneys for the first time less than one year before she passed away. 
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Jan 15, 2014

The Federal Government Recognizes the Validity of Utah Same-Sex Marriages

Posted By: Michele Jochner
Within the past month, the eyes of the nation have focused on developments in Utah regarding the validity of same-s…
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Jan 13, 2014

Citizenship Registration for Foreign Born Children

Posted By: Jay Dahlin
American citizens often spend time overseas for job assignments, military deployments or sabbaticals.
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Jan 12, 2014

The Right of First Refusal: A Step Toward Less Headaches

Posted By: Eric Pfanenstiel
Effective January 1, 2014, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act was amended by adding Section 602.…
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Jan 8, 2014

The United States Supreme Court Grants Utah’s Application for Stay, Thereby Halting Same-Sex Marriages in that State

Posted By: Michele Jochner
On January 6th, we reported on the pending application for a stay filed with the United States Supreme Court by the…
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Jan 5, 2014

Utah Petitions the United States Supreme Court to Stay Gay Marriages After a Federal Court Strikes Down its Ban as Unconstitutional

Posted By: Michele Jochner
The recently-concluded holiday season found parties on both sides of the marriage equality debate embroiled in what…
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Jan 1, 2014

Options to Consider to Help Obtain Child Support Payments

Posted By: Michele Jochner
We recently reported in an earlier blog entry that U.S. Census Bureau statistics showed that in 2011, more than $14…
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Dec 29, 2013

North Dakota Attorney General Issues Legal Opinion That a Man in a Same-Sex Marriage May Marry a Woman

Posted By: Michele Jochner
A man who was validly married to another man in a state that recognizes same-sex marriages moves to North Dakota.
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Dec 11, 2013

“Egg Agents” Create a New and Booming Industry

Posted By: Michele Jochner
We know the role talent agents perform in the entertainment industry: they match their clients – including m…
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Dec 8, 2013

Olympic Skier’s Cross-Country Custody Battle Has Potential to Create Nationwide Precedent

Posted By: Michele Jochner
The nine-month-old infant named Nate was brought into a New York courtroom, cradled in the arms of his father.
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