Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Roman J. Seckel

Who Pays for Unallocated College Expenses After Divorce?

By Roman J. Seckel
January
2014
Article
, Page 28
What happens when a child of divorce's college tuition bill comes due and the parties didn't specify who pays? The language in the divorce decree can make all the difference.

Splitting Up Without Divorce: A Legal-Separation Primer

By Roman J. Seckel
August
2010
Article
, Page 416
A look at the basics of this little-used but sometimes just-right remedy.

Marital and Nonmarital Property: Calculating Reimbursements Under the IMDMA

By Roman J. Seckel
August
2009
Article
, Page 412
A spouse's nonmarital estate can be reimbursed for contributions to the marital estate - and vice versa - but determining the value of those contributions can be tricky.

Standing for Nonparents Seeking Custody or Guardianship of Minors after In re R.L.S.

By Roman J. Seckel
February
2007
Article
, Page 90
The R.L.S. case created differing approaches to standing under the probate act and the IMDMA. The author analyzes the ruling.

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