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Dec 12, 2012

A Practical Guide to Navigating Visitation Disputes

Posted By: Joshua M. Jackson
All too often, litigants work tirelessly to finalize a comprehensive parenting order only to have disputes over parentin…
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Dec 6, 2012

Supreme Court Still Quiet on Gay Marriage

Posted By: Patrick T. Ryan
There are presently 10 pending appeals potentially before the Supreme Court addressing the issue of same sex marriage.&#…
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Dec 1, 2012

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - December 2012

1.         Guardian has standing to institute dissolution of marriage proceeding…
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Nov 27, 2012

Instant Replay Creates All Kinds of Issues

Major League Baseball (MLB) is deciding this off-season whether to extend instant replay to other areas of the game.…
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Nov 14, 2012

Infidelities of the Rich and Famous

Posted By: Donald C. Schiller
There is nothing shocking or new when we hear or read about actors, actresses or others in the entertainment world …
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Oct 23, 2012

Athletes Try to Keep Proceedings Quiet

The phrase “There’s no such thing as bad publicity” is most frequently linked to Oscar Wilde’…
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Sep 25, 2012

NHL Lockout Affects Support Proceedings

At 12:01 a.m. on Sept. 16, the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL and the NHL Players Association expi…
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Sep 12, 2012

The College Factor: Three Points Divorced Parents Need to Consider

Posted By: Gregory C. Maksimuk
Navigating the college selection process and funding a child’s college education can be stressful for all parents…
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Sep 8, 2012

Is it Really Easier to Seek Forgiveness Than Permission?

Posted By: Anita M. Ventrelli
On August 21, 2012, Governor Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 3823 into law.  The law gives judges the authority t…
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Jul 30, 2012

Athletes Cannot Avoid Family Obligations

Much like the “curse of the Lotto,” we hear time and time again about former professional athletes who ear…
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Jul 26, 2012

Practical Tips for Divorcing Parents: Set and Remember Goals

Posted By: Jay P. Dahlin
A divorce can be one of the most difficult ordeals individuals experience in their lives.
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Jul 12, 2012

Yet Another Court Declares DOMA Unconstitutional

Posted By: Patrick T. Ryan
On May 31, 2012, a federal appeals court in Boston (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit) unanimously ruled that th…
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Jun 15, 2012

In Divorce, as in Sports, The Preference is For A Level Playing Field

This past Sunday saw the final day of the 2012 Barclay’s Premier League (BPL) season, which, for soccer fans, was…
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Jun 7, 2012

Making the Case for Facebook’s Zuckerberg to “Like” a Prenuptial Agreement

Posted By: Patrick T. Ryan
Just one day after the opening bell rang for the Nasdaq stock exchange, thereby announcing the hotly anticipat…
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May 23, 2012

Loving v. Virginia: Thoughts on Gay Marriage

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
In June 1958, Mildred Jeter, a black woman, married Richard Loving, a white man.  Although the newlyweds were resid…
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