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Dec 11, 2017

Child support reform sounds good, but it’s complicated.

Posted By: Donald Schiller
Illinois’ maintenance and child support statutory scheme is complicated and loaded with detail. Recent legislativ…
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Dec 4, 2017

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Texas Same-Sex Benefits Case

Posted By: Anne Prenner Schmidt
The U.S. Supreme Court let a challenge go forward this week to Houston’s practice of providing benefits such as h…
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Dec 4, 2017

IICLE Top 10 Family Law Flash Points of 2017

Posted By: Michelle Lawless and Donald Schiller
It's been another busy year in Illinois and we are going to cover 10 of the important Family Law Flash Points for 2017.
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Nov 26, 2017

Tax Bill May Upset Spousal Maintenance

Posted By: Jessica Bank-Interlandi
Changes in the law over time are a necessary part of the legal process, but can be particularly difficult for divorcing …
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Nov 21, 2017

The House Passes Their Tax Reform Bill While The Senate Finance Committee Approves an Amended Version of Their Initial Proposal

Posted By: Patrick Ryan CFP®
On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the House passed their Tax Bill with a vote of 227-205, but the bill still faces an…
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Nov 13, 2017

Senate Bill and House Amendments

Posted By: Patrick Ryan CFP®
The House Ways and Means Committee voted along party lines (24-16) in favor of passing the amended Tax Reform Bill to th…
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Nov 7, 2017

The Possible Impact to Employee Benefits Under the Proposed “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

Posted By: Patrick Ryan and Anne Prenner Schmidt
Dividing Employee Benefit funds in the event of a divorce can be a complex process and often have serious tax implicatio…
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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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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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