I've been to Bill Eddy's seminar before and recommend it highly. Following attending a seminar years ago, I've also read most of Bill Eddy's books that are applicable to high conflict divorces. They … [Read More...] about Bill Eddy’s November 18, 2016 Des Plaines Seminar: Dealing with High Conflict Personalities in Divorce
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The Gitlin Law Firm: Providing Exceptional Divorce & Family Law Services
Servicing the Northeast Counties of Illinois
Family Law FAQs
Gunnar J. Gitlin compiled an extensive Frequently Asked Question Index to provide basic information about Illinois divorce, custody and paternity law.
Gitlin on Divorce and Gitlin on Divorce Report are the two main publications. Gunnar J. Gitlin and H. Joseph Gitlin also write for legal journals.
Gitlin Law Firm articles and case law summaries are used by Illinois lawyers to stay up-to-date on ever-changing laws.
What we’ve been up to
On August 16, 2016, the Illinois Supreme Court decided that essentially the Hewitt decision in Illinois "remains good law." Hewitt involved property rights of a couple in a non-marital relationship. … [Read More...] about New Case Alert: Illinois Supreme Court Blumenthal: “A Myopic and Moralistic View of Cohabitation”
Gunnar Gitlin recently completed his comprehensive rewrite and update of H. Joseph Gitlin's treatise: Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Matrimonial Law. The treatise will be going to press … [Read More...] about Rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Matrimonial Law
Three New Illinois Family Law Acts were signed into law in August 2016: HB 3898 / Pub. Act 99-0763 (eff. Jan 1, 2017): IMDMA Technical Corrections Omnibus Bill Note: Senate Amendments 1 and … [Read More...] about Three Critical Family Law Bills Signed into Law