Current Illinois law refers to "income withholding notice." Yet Federal law uses the acronym IWO (Income Withholding Order) referring both to notices and orders although Illinois does not require a judge's signature. Illinois law also states that the IWO form must provide all the rights and duties … [Read more...] about Income Withholding in Illinois: New Federal Form Now Available
On August 18, 2017, the Governor signed into law the Illinois Collaborative Practice Act. It will be effective January 1, 2018. This will serve to be a groundbreaking law for Illinois family lawyers as for the first time collaborative divorce practice in Illinois is legislatively … [Read more...] about Collaborative Divorce and the Illinois Collaborative Process Act 2018
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!
In September 2016, Gunnar Gitlin co-moderated the IICLE's Program titled, "Parenting Plans after the New Parentage Act and IMDMA (Including Technical Corrections 2016)." This program was videotaped and is available via DVD through IICLE for CLE credit. Gunnar Gitlin and Stephanie Kasten of The … [Read more...] about Gunnar Gitlin chairs and lectures for IICLE Seminar regarding the New Illinois Law re Parenting Plans