Gunnar J. Gitlin will be a featured speaker for two upcoming seminars! First, he will present at the IICLE's Martin Luther King Day Seminar 2021, " Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce: Defining & Understanding Income. He will be the opening speaker providing the case-law … [Read more...] about Gunnar J. Gitlin will lecture for IICLE’s Martin Luther King Day seminar and the ISBA’s Guardian ad litem Seminar
Gitlin Law Firm is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a ‘Best Law Firm’ in the area of Family Law for the Chicago region by U.S. News annually for the past decade! To be selected, a rigorous evaluation process initiated that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, … [Read more...] about Gitlin Law Firm Receives Ranking from U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® ‘BEST LAW FIRMS’ 2021
Effective December 1, 2020, remote appearance is strongly encouraged by the 22nd Circuit, and is the only option in some courtrooms. Below is a listing of courtrooms which offer or require remote appearance for select appearances. This includes family-law matters before Judges Hansen, Hirsch, and … [Read more...] about McHenry County Illinois Court Status and Family Law Division: Zoom Court and Other Procedures
The 2020 version is now available of Gitlin on Divorce: A Guide to Illinois Family Law. By way of background, from 2015 to 2019 nearly all of Illinois statutory law has changed. These changes include: 2015: Original maintenance guidelines. 2016: 8-year process of updating Illinois … [Read more...] about Gitlin on Divorce: 2020 Edition Available, 2021 Edition Coming Soon.
Procedures in the Family Division for Mediation Pursuant to the Continuity of Operations COVID-19 Protocols IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and while the court is operating under the Circuit's Pandemic Continuity of Operations Plan and hearing only essential matters … [Read more...] about New McHenry County Standing Order Re Mediation
The impact of coronavirus on our court system has impacted the ability of the parties to a divorce to get their actual divorce. I will discuss new rules / standing orders in certain counties that allow for remote prove-ups in divorce case. This post will address the reason why prove-ups should no … [Read more...] about Remote Prove-ups