Dating, Maintenance, and MillerBy Leon I. Finkel and Katelyn A. BlanchardApril 2016Article, Page 34In a ground-breaking ruling, the second district in Miller found that an intimate dating relationship was not a de facto marriage that triggered termination of maintenance after divorce. The ruling is a step forward, the authors argue.
From the DiscussionsFebruary 2016Article, Page 32Should I call one of the kids to testify in a custody case? Can a lawyer contact the opposing party’s
family? Can my client get an extension of time to complete traffic school?
Child Support and College-Bound Children of DivorceBy Tiffany M. AlexanderJanuary 2016Article, Page 34The author explains how custodial parents are entitled to support payments for an emancipated child's expenses the summer before college and while on break.
An Overview of the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015By Margaret A. BennettDecember 2015Article, Page 28The new Act, effective January 1, is a complete rewrite of Illinois parentage law that reflects changes in cultural norms and reproductive technology in the past 30 years.
Family Law Rewrite Signed by GovernorBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2015Article, Page 44A far-reaching revision of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is among the bills signed by the governor this session.