On October 13, 2020, Judge Jeffrey Hirsch gave a presentation with Attorney Gunnar J. Gitlin to the McHenry County Bar Association Family Law Section. It was titled, "IRMO SOLECKI, 2020 IL App (2d) 190381, Hard Lessons & Unexpected Consequences From Well-intentioned, Poorly-drafted MSAs." For … [Read more...] about McHenry County Bar Association Presentation on Child Support Enforcement and True-ups
As of October 1, 2020, there is a new Federal income withholding for support form. This was done on short notice. For the current Federal form, click here: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/css/resource/income-withholding-for-support-form I am in the process of integrating the previous version … [Read more...] about New Federal Withholding (IWO) Form
The Illinois Supreme Court has recently ruled in an important case involving a step-parent within a civil union. I had written in 2019 the 2019 update to Gitlin on Divorce that I expected a reversal of the appellate court’s decision. The background is that in 2011, Illinois passed the Religious … [Read more...] about Illinois Supreme Court Issues Important Decision in Sharpe v. Westmoreland
Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law, 4th Edition, 2020-2021 Highlights 2019 / 2020 New in 2019 Illinois maintenance law is again rewritten. Our 2019-2020 edition of Gitlin on Divorce fully incorporates its impact. The 2019-20 release had included: Overview Chapter: … [Read more...] about Gitlin on Divorce 2020-21 Edition!
Proposed Agreed Orders: Basic Protocol: Effective since July 14, 2020, please direct purposed orders for Family Division cases to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org We are not to use the email@example.com for Family Division … [Read more...] about Guidelines for using the proposed orders email Family Law Division, McHenry County Illinois
The updates from the McHenry County regarding the impact of Coronavirus on our court system is available here: Administrative Order 2020-11 Press Release (May 21, 2020) Reestablishment Plan, McHenry County (May 21, 2020 following Illinois Supreme Court's May 20, 2020 Order) McHenry … [Read more...] about McHenry County Illinois Court Status and Family Law Division: Zoom Court and Other Procedures