Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law, 4th Edition, 2019-2020 Highlights Key New Developments Illinois maintenance law is again rewritten and the 2019-2020 edition of Gitlin on Divorce fully incorporates the impact of this law. The 2019-20 release includes: Overview … [Read more...] about Gitlin on Divorce 2019-20 Edition Now Available!
Thursday, Sept. 5th−IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law & Live Webcast: Early-bird rate ends July 15th. Moderators: Gunnar J. Gitlin, Gitlin Law Firm, Woodstock; and Nancy Chausow Shafer, Chausow Shafer PC, Highland Park To register goto the IICLE Website: … [Read more...] about IICLE’s Bi-Annual Master Teachers’ Child Support and Maintenance Seminar: Sept. 5, 2019, Chicago
The April 2019 Marriage of Kuper case, 2019 IL App (3d) 180094), stands addressed any number of critical issues both in drafting initial maintenance awards in reviewing maintenance. Kuper addressed: —Liquidation of Assets: Whether the former wife’s asset base should be considered as to her … [Read more...] about Maintenance Reviews: Marriage of Kuper: Critical New Case from Third District
Salvatore: Child Support Modification: Circumstances re Former Wife’s Employment Contemplated at the Time of Divorce Due to Language within MSA and JPA The March 2019, In re Marriage of Salvatore decision has gained considerable traction among divorce lawyers. Rarely has Illinois law changed as … [Read more...] about IRMO Salvatore: Modification of Child Support and Substantial Changes in Circumstances
In January 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court weighed in on the issue of relocation in In re Marriage of Fatkin. Fatkin involved a case where in 2015 the father was awarded primary physical placement of the parties’ two children based upon a joint custody award. The mother, Danielle, had been … [Read more...] about Illinois Supreme Court weighs in on Relocation Case: Trial Court’s Decision Entitled to Deference
In 2018, the 50/50 parenting time bill created controversy in Illinois. Proponents were from the father's rights camp and steadfastly promoted the 50/50 parenting-time presumption. There were strong-arm tactics to try to push through the various 50/50 parenting bills in 2018. This is part of a … [Read more...] about 2019 50/50 Parenting Time Bill