State law controls most aspects of divorce–including the determination of child support and property division. But there are areas where uniform laws throughout the States control or where Federal laws come into play. Because of the impact of the recent changes regarding maintenance, it is critical to understand the interplay between divorce issues and tax law. In this section, The Gitlin Law Firm discusses some tax aspects of divorce and other uniform and federal laws affecting family law. The information in these FAQs, while helpful, is not a substitute for advice of counsel. If you have questions or need representation in a divorce or family law case in Illinois, please contact The Gitlin Law Firm.
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