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Jun 5, 2013

The Gray Divorce Revolution

Posted By: Michele M. Jochner
The graying of America is moving full speed ahead.  It is estimated that 10,000 people are turning 65 every day &#x…
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Jun 1, 2013

Recent Changes and Developments in the Law on Dissipation

Posted By: Eric L. Schulman
2012 brought both important legislative changes and case law developments in the often murky area of dissipation under t…
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Jun 1, 2013

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - June 2013

1.         Supreme Court declares the proper standard for determining visitation…
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May 20, 2013

Preparing For Summer Co-Parenting

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
Though many children look forward to the fun, freedom, and activities that typically come with summer vacation, it can b…
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May 1, 2013

How to Plan for College Expenses Post-Divorce

Posted By: Michelle A. Lawless
Paying for a child’s college education is a significant financial issue in any family, but with divorcing or divo…
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May 1, 2013

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - May 2013

1.         Contribution to attorneys’ fees pursuant to 503(j) upheld.…
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Apr 1, 2013

The U. S. Supreme Court Hears Marriage Equality Cases

Posted By: Michele M. Jochner
Recently, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on two consecutive days in two cases which have generated…
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Apr 1, 2013

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - April 2013

1.         Omission of payor’s social security number rendered a Notice t…
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Mar 21, 2013

The Multi-Disciplinary Nature of Family Law: Expecting the Unexpected

Posted By: Anita M. Ventrelli
When people ask why I chose family law, I tell them that it’s one of the few areas of law where one not only deal…
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Mar 4, 2013

The Illinois Supreme Court Allows Guardians to File Petitions for Dissolution of Marriage on Behalf of Wards in Karbin v. Karbin

Posted By: Michele M. Jochner
The population of the United States is getting older.  The most recent census, conducted in 2010,revealed not only …
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Feb 25, 2013

Illinois Enacts “Erin’s Law”

Posted By: Michele M. Jochner
The statistics are deeply troubling.  1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be the victim of child sexual abuse by the …
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Feb 1, 2013

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - February 2013

1.         Date of dissolution of marriage is the proper date of valuation in bi…
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How Prenuptial Agreements Affect Your Divorce
Jan 31, 2013

How Prenuptial Agreements Affect Your Divorce

Every marriage involves agreements, but a lot of couples forget that the agreements they made before marriage can have n…
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Jan 1, 2013

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - January 2013

1.         Co-parent of a child born by artificial insemination has a common law…
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Dec 17, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Will Address Gay Marriage

Posted By: Patrick T. Ryan
As a follow up to my last blog post, on Friday December 7, 2012, the United States Supreme Court announced that it would…
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