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Sep 23, 2013

Workers’ Compensation Settlement is Income for Child Support

Posted By: Michelle Lawless
Most couples will have to alter their child support arrangement at least once at some point after their divorce due...
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Sep 22, 2013

Special Considerations When Marrying a Non-U.S. Resident

Posted By: Michele Jochner
When an American citizen marries a non-U.S. resident, special focus must be given to the obligations upon the...
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Sep 16, 2013

How to Protect Your Business in Case of Divorce

Posted By: Gregory Maksimuk
When you own a business, you think about protecting it from theft and natural disasters, take out insurance...
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Sep 12, 2013

C Suite Divorces

Posted By: Donald Schiller
Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly’s recent divorce received publicity this week. According to his SEC filing he...
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Sep 8, 2013

Adultery in Divorce Cases

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
The issue of adultery arises in many divorce cases. Sometimes, there has been a history of adulterous relationships...
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Sep 3, 2013

Helpful Advice for Jewish Families Confronting Divorce

Posted By: Andrea Muchin
All families going through a divorce, particularly in the early stages, confront a myriad of emotions and...
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Sep 2, 2013

Baby Veronica: Is it Possible to Mediate the Impossible?

Posted By: Tanya Stanish
With court battles that have now spanned several years and with a young child at the center of a debate between...
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Aug 29, 2013

IRS Recognizes Same Sex Marriage for Federal Income Tax Purposes

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
As of September 16, 2013, through Revenue Ruling 2013-17, the Internal Revenue Service will recognize the...
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Aug 27, 2013

New Illinois Domestic Violence Laws

Posted By: Michele Jochner
The statistics are startling. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and...
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Aug 14, 2013

Lesbian Couple Seeks Spousal Immunity in Kentucky Murder Trial

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
Geneva Case and Bobbie Jo Clary, a lesbian couple in Kentucky, are seeking to invoke spousal immunity to shield...
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Aug 4, 2013

Noteworthy Change to Income Withholding Notices for Support Obligations

Posted By: Anita Ventrelli
The Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 098-0081 effective July 15, 2013 to amend “The Income...
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Jul 28, 2013

Predicting the Court’s Decisions

Posted By: Anita Ventrelli
The longer I practice and live through changes in the law, the more I see how hard it is for clients and former...
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Jun 27, 2013

The Nation’s Highest Court Speaks on the Issue of Marriage Equality

Posted By: Michele Jochner
Waiting until the final day of its 2012-2013 Term, the United States Supreme Court issued two long-awaited...
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Jun 18, 2013

Hard Cases Make Bad Law: Recent Trends in College Education Decisions

Posted By: Anita Ventrelli
I recently read an article on the differences in how Illinois appellate courts are split on whether or not a child...
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