Each year from 2018, 50/50 parenting time bills have created controversy in Illinois. So far, each year they have been defeated. Proponents–mainly from the father's rights camp–steadfastly promote the equal parenting-time presumption. Promoters used strong-arm tactics to try to push through the … [Read more...] about 50/50 Parenting Time Bills in Illinois 2018 through 2023
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For the year 2022-23, Gunnar J. Gitlin has been elected as President the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). The Illinois website calls out the value of being a Fellow for Illinois lawyers: Fellows of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial … [Read more...] about Gunnar J. Gitlin is President of Illinois Chapter of the AAML
The AFCC has recently provided their Guidelines for Parenting Plan Evaluations in Family Law Cases. The 2022 Guidelines were prepared by the AFCC Task Force for the "Revisions of theModel Standards for the Practice of Child Custody Evaluation." AFCC developed and adopted these Guidelines to … [Read more...] about New AFCC Parenting Plan Guidelines for Evaluations
—Updated Status re Zoom Court. The divorce courts in McHenry County offer remote appearance ONLY 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 Family-Law Court: Since July 2022-Regular Court!
Retirement of Maintenance Obligor in Illinois and its affect on Maintenance/Alimony Questions: Does Illinois have hard-and-fast rules for when a maintenance obligor can retirement in good faith in a case involving either an indefinite maintenance award or a review of maintenance on … [Read more...] about Retirement of Maintenance Obligor-A Survey of Illinois Caselaw
2022 SUMMARY OF ILLINOIS’ DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW LEGISLATION 2022 Brings us: Foreseeability law: Pub. Act 102-823 IDVA fixes: Pub. Act 102-831 and 832 PA 102-823 Summary-Foreseeability Bill. Engrossed Text Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. … [Read more...] about 2022 Divorce and Family Law Legislation in Illinois