Effective January 1, 2018, Illinois law authorizes and facilitates collaborative divorce. The Collaborative Process Act is a groundbreaking law for Illinois family lawyers. Please note that the Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law contains a new chapter regarding collaborative … [Read more...] about Collaborative Divorce and the Illinois Collaborative Process Act 2018
Illinois Income Shares legislation, effective since 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 since July 1, … [Read more...] about Financial Affidavit Form
Gunnar J. Gitlin completed his comprehensive rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law. The treatise represents the completion of the rewrite started in 2016. It is available now through Lexis. Accordingly, the 2017 rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family … [Read more...] about Rewrite of Gitlin on Divorce 2019-2020 Ed: A Guide to Illinois Family Law
The McHenry County Fellows of the Illinois Bar Foundation hosted reception to honor H. Joseph Gitlin (as well as his friend Herb Franks). On 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 his … [Read more...] about H. Joseph Gitlin Honored by Illinois Bar Foundation
Income Sharing became the law in Illinois effective July 1, 2017. Pub. Act 100-15, had been alternatively called a technical corrections act but it does much more than provide technical corrections. Accordingly, I referred to it as a "trailer bill" to the original income shares legislation. The … [Read more...] about Update Regarding Illinois Child Support Income Shares Legislation
On April 19, 2017, the DHFS has made available charts for the calculation of child support based on the July 1, 2017 income share model. Chart for Conversion of Gross to Net Income Income Shares Scheduled Based on Net Income1 A quick review of the charts indicates that: The highest … [Read more...] about Income Shares: The Charts!