The newsletter of ISBA’s Section on Family Law
Browse articles by year: 2014 (28)
Newsletter articles from 2014
Section Chair Kelli Gordon discusses SB3231, which just became law in August, and its impact on maintenance awards.
An update on the rewrite of the Illinois Marriage & Dissolution of Marriage Act.
A message from Family Law Section Chair Kelli Gordon.
The final column from Outgoing Chair Pamela Kuzniar.
A message from Family Law Section Chair Pamela Kuzniar.
A message from Section Chair Pamela Kuzniar.
A message from Family Law Section Chair Pam Kuzniar.
Child custody evaluators
A look at three standards that have been implemented around the country as an attempt to homogenize custody evaluations and to increase their accuracy and utility.
Family law in legal aid
Learn more about the pro bono opportunities available with the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Income for child support
The author makes his case for a more well-thought-out method for calculating child support.
Levy honored, honors practice
Section Council Member David Levy was honored by the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers at their annual Gala event held on May 3, 2014. Read his words of wisdom here.
The putative spouse
With more and more divorces involving foreign nation or cultural marriages, the putative spouse statute can be a useful tool in enhancing a client’s award of property or maintenance or both.
Utah takes center stage in the marriage equality debate
The ruling in Kitchen v. Herbert was the first decision to strike down a state marriage ban after the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion on same-sex marriage this past summer in United States v. Windsor.