Publications

Section Newsletter Articles From Margaret A. Bennett

The new maintenance formula and other modifications to section 504 By Margaret A. Bennett Family Law, November 2018 An outline of recent modifications made to 750 ILCS 5/504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.
Summary of Senate Bill 69— The technical corrections to the income share child support legislation By Margaret A. Bennett Family Law, March 2017 An overview of the changes outlined in this legislation, which is currently making its way through the Illinois General Assembly.
The legal and ethical conundrum of child support in multi-partnered families By Hon. Pamela E. Loza and Margaret A. Bennett Family Law, January 2015 Child support obligations are a reality in that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce; two-thirds of women and three-fourths of men remarry; and many start second families. Applying guidelines to calculate child support obligations in these scenarios presents complex challenges.
House Bill 6191—The Illinois Parentage Act By Margaret A. Bennett Family Law, December 2012 Author Margaret Bennett, one of the co-drafters of the proposed legislation, summarizes the bill and offers some history as to why it's needed.

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