—Updated Status re Zoom Court. The divorce courts in McHenry County continue to offer remote appearance for routine matters. This includes family-law cases before Judges Justin Hansen, Jeffrey Hirsch, Mark Facchini and Judge Zalad. See: … [Read more...] about McHenry County Illinois Court Family Law Division: July 1, 2022-Regular Court Resumes!
My background with Justice Anne M. Burke is that she swore me in to practice law in Wisconsin! I agree entirely with Justice Burke's June 14th open letter that follows verbatim! Chief Justice Anne Burke Open Letter 6-14-2021 CHAMBERS OF CHIEF JUSTICE ANNE M. BURKE June 14, 2021 Re: … [Read more...] about Chief Justice Ann Burke’s Open Letter Confirming Support of Remote Court Appearances
2021 Divorce and Family Law Bills Illinois. Executive Summary. Several important pieces of Illinois’ family-law legislation have become law: A host of changes to the child support health insurance provisions within § 505.2: Pub. Act 102-87. New law addressing temporary relocation: Pub. Act … [Read more...] about Illinois Divorce and Family Law Legislation 2021
Illinois finally approves standardized financial affidavit consistent with our income shares legislation. Recently, the Illinois Supreme Court's Equal Access Commission authorized the use of a form that is more in keeping with our income-sharing legislation. There remain areas where this form … [Read more...] about Financial Affidavit Form
When it comes to premarital or non-marital property, title matters. It's a common misconception that once you are married, half of everything each spouse owns belongs to the other spouse. As a result, people often see little harm in transferring a pre-marital asset titled in their own name into … [Read more...] about Pre-Marital Property – Title Still Matters
With the passage of income shares legislation (Pub. Act 100-15), Illinois law regarding child support dramatically changes. Prior to the passage of the income shares legislation, Illinois had comprehensive changes to its family laws in virtually all areas other than child support. This is because … [Read more...] about Income Shares Comes to Illinois