The newsletter of ISBA’s Section on Family Law
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A pilot program
As a former domestic relations judge in a quickly growing upstate county charged with making sure that children had safe visits with parents, I was often frustrated by the lack of resources available to the children and me.
The issue presented to the court was whether the Parentage Act conferred on the court all powers found in the Marriage Act, which the court found that it did not.
Appellate court reversed trial court's denial of public guardian's motion to withdraw on the basis that public guardian had failed to identify any conflict in his representation.
Survey on QILDRO
On July 1, 1999, after ten years of work by the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Section Council, HB1612 became law creating a vehicle to assign retirement benefits from State of Illinois pension plans.