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Nov 2, 2017

New Tax Legislation

Posted By: Patrick Ryan CFP®
Yesterday, the GOP unveiled their proposed tax legislation, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” While this is jus…
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Nov 1, 2017

IICLE Family Law Flash Points, November 2017

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
In a parentage case, mother filed a petition for relocation of a four-year old boy to New Jersey due to her new husband&…
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Oct 19, 2017

Nasty Divorce Litigation Opens Doors to Threat of Cyber Exposure

Posted By: Brett Buckley
It is virtually impossible to watch the news or open a modern mainstream mobile news app without seeing a headline conce…
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Oct 12, 2017

Fall Newsletter, 2017

Posted By: Michelle Lawless, Carlton Marcyan CFP®, CPA, Jason Sposeep
On August 18, 2017, Illinois became the 17th state to enact the Uniform Collaborative Law Act (the “UCLA”)…
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Oct 8, 2017

IICLE Family Law Flash Points, October 2017

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
1.  First District changes opinion on proper timing of post-judgment appeals. Former husband appealed from the tria…
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Oct 8, 2017

Private Lives: Right to Know a Balancing Act

Posted By: Kimberly Cook
Today, the line between personal and private information seems blurred due to the overwhelming use of social media in so…
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safeguard your financial future
Sep 18, 2017

I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future

Posted By: Gregory Maksimuk
Once you have gone through the divorce process and are formally divorced, there are still many steps that can and should…
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Sep 12, 2017

Determining A Company’s Worth During Divorce

Posted By: Anita Ventrelli
A successful company may be the most valuable asset of a business owner and his or her spouse. Its exact worth becomes a…
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pet custody comes to illinois
Sep 5, 2017

Pet Custody Comes to Illinois

Posted By: Erika Wyatt
The strong emotional bond that binds people to their pets is undeniable, and it is a bond that courts and legislatures t…
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Sep 5, 2017

IICLE Family Law Flash Points, September 2017

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
The trial court issued a plenary order of protection against mother’s new husband after father petitioned for suc…
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Aug 24, 2017

Two Courts Reject Creative Way to Shelter Husband’s Marital Assets

Posted By: Andrea Muchin
When one party going through a divorce has already moved on to a new romantic relationship, this often adds to the sense…
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Aug 24, 2017

The color barrier is broken, but bias claims remain in sports.

Posted By: Amy Schiller
In the week following the racially charged protests and violence in Charlottesville, Va., some have pointed out that con…
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Aug 1, 2017

IICLE Family Law Flash Points, August 2017

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
House husband acquired with girlfriend during marriage deemed marital property.
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Jul 12, 2017

New Child Custody & Support Laws: How the Changes Affect Divorcing Couples

Posted By: Tanya Stanish
Illinois divorce law is undergoing a multiyear overhaul. In January 2016, new changes to child custody laws—now c…
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Jun 29, 2017

The Background and History of Pride Month

Posted By: Burton S. Hochberg
Our firm has represented many LGBTQ couples in a variety of family law cases, created an LGBTQ committee and conduc…
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