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Jan 1, 2015

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - January 2015

1.         Section 2-1401 claim allowed to go forward due to potential nondisclo…
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Dec 19, 2014

Chicago Works to Improve Response to Domestic Violence Cases

Posted By: Michele M. Jochner
The spotlight on efforts to combat domestic violence continues to shine on groundbreaking changes in policy and pro…
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Dec 1, 2014

Top Ten Family Law Flash Points of 2014

1.         Illinois Supreme Court holds that the omission of a payor’s so…
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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...
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Nov 1, 2014

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - November 2014

1.         Husband did not transmute his nonmarital inheritance into marital pro…
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Oct 13, 2014

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Remedies Available to Illinois Victims

Posted By: Michele M. Jochner
The statistics are extremely troubling, and here are only a few. Nationally, every 9 seconds a woman in the United …
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Oct 6, 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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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 1, 2014

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - October 2014

1.         Preponderance of evidence standard is applicable in removal cases.…
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Sep 1, 2014

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - September 2014

1.         New maintenance statute sets guidelines for cases where the parties&#…
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Aug 1, 2014

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - August 2014

1.         Petition for contribution of attorneys’ fees filed by former c…
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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...
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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...
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Jul 7, 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. Resolution of post…
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Jul 1, 2014

IICLE Family Law Flash Points - July 2014

1.         Illinois Supreme Court upholds decision providing for custodial paren…
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