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 the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act has been obsolete as of July 1, 2017. To … [Read more...] about Financial Affidavit Form
Illinois maintenance guidelines will likely be amended, effective January 1, 2018! Most Illinois divorce lawyers are unfamiliar with HB 2537 which passed both houses as of June 30, 2017. The critical language of this House Bill is within Amendment No. 1. Accordingly, I have updated my Illinois … [Read more...] about Maintenance Guidelines 2018!
The Columbus Day seminar of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has become the most well attended continuing legal education program in Illinois on the topic of Illinois divorce and paternity law. For the past 12 years, Attorney Gunnar Gitlin has either chaired or … [Read more...] about Gunnar Gitlin and Nancy Shafer to Chair AAML’s 12th Annual Columbus Day Advanced Family Law Seminar
Current Illinois law requires that the what is referred to an "income withholding notice." Federal law uses the acronym IWO (Income Withholding Order) referring both to notices and order although Illinois does not require a judge's signature. Illinois law also states that the IWO form must … [Read more...] about Income Withholding in Illinois: New Federal Form Soon After July 1, 2017
Gunnar J. Gitlin recently completed his comprehensive rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law. The new treatise represents the completion of the rewrite started in 2016. It is available now through Lexis. Accordingly, this rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois … [Read more...] about Rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law Now Available
The McHenry County Fellows of the Illinois Bar Foundation host reception to honor H. Joseph Gitlin (as well as his friend Herb Franks). On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, a reception was held to honor H. Joseph Gitlin, The Gitlin Law Firm. My father was posthumously presented with the Fellows Award for … [Read more...] about H. Joseph Gitlin Honored by Illinois Bar Foundation