Illinois maintenance guidelines: Amended effective January 1, 2018! Most Illinois divorce lawyers are unfamiliar with Pub. Act 100-520, which had an effective date of June 1, 2018. But per Pub. … [Read More...] about Maintenance Guidelines 2018
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Current Illinois law refers to "income withholding notice." Yet Federal law uses the acronym IWO (Income Withholding Order) referring both to notices and orders although Illinois does not require a … [Read More...] about Income Withholding in Illinois: New Federal Form Now Available
On August 18, 2017, the Governor signed into law the Illinois Collaborative Practice Act. It will be effective January 1, 2018. This will serve to be a groundbreaking law for Illinois family lawyers … [Read More...] about Collaborative Divorce and the Illinois Collaborative Process Act 2018
Illinois Income Shares legislation, effective July 1, 2017, renders the currently approved Illinois Supreme Court Form as Obsolete. The form that is in use state-wide and is mandated by the terms of … [Read More...] about Financial Affidavit Form