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Nov 16, 2014

A Guardian’s Standing to Request Authorization to File a Petition for Dissolution on Behalf of a Ward is Codified by the Illinois General Assembly

Posted By: Michele Jochner
In March of last year, I authored a blog post, The Illinois Supreme Court Allows Guardians to File Petitions for Di…
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Oct 12, 2014

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Remedies Available to Illinois Victims

Posted By: Michele Jochner
The statistics are extremely troubling, and here are only a few.  Nationally, every 9 seconds a woman in the U…
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Oct 5, 2014

How You Benefit From a Collaborative Divorce and Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Collaborative Lawyer

Posted By: Jason Sposeep
Before you choose the proper lawyer for yourself, you need to look at how one defines a successful divorce.
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Oct 5, 2014

Going Through A Divorce? Plan For The Holidays Now With Your Children In Mind

Posted By: Gregory Maksimuk
Going through a divorce is difficult anytime, but especially when there are contested custody and parenting time issues.
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Jul 31, 2014

Custody Awards to Stay at Home Fathers – Myth or Reality

Posted By: Burton Hochberg
Most people would like to believe that custody laws in Illinois are gender neutral.  While earlier case law fa…
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Jul 22, 2014

A Major Blow to Obamacare? Depends on who you ask

Posted By: Patrick Ryan
In an odd twist, just hours apart, two Federal Appellate Courts came out with different answers to the same questio…
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Jul 6, 2014

The High Cost of a DIY Divorce Agreement

Posted By: Jessica Bank Interlandi
Family law attorneys help people with their divorces and also with issues that arise after a divorce.
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Jun 10, 2014

On Father’s Day and Divorced Dads

Posted By: Jay Dahlin
Perhaps the most traumatic repercussion of a divorce is the inability to see one's children every day.
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Apr 29, 2014

Special Considerations for Special Needs Children During Divorce

Posted By: Kimberly Cook
Each year, approximately 6,000 children born in the U.S. have Down Syndrome, [1] as many as 5 out of every 100…
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Mar 25, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Separate in “Conscious Uncoupling”

Posted By: Kimberly Cook
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced this week that they are ending their 11 year marriage.
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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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