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The putative spouse By Robin R. Miller and Elizabeth Sietsema Family Law, March 2014 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.
Is a custody judgment really “final” under Supreme Court Rule 304(b)? By Robin R. Miller and Elizabeth Sietsema Family Law, April 2012 Supreme Court Rule 922, which requires a final Custody Judgment within 18 months, conflicts directly with the so-called “absolute” right to voluntarily dismiss a lawsuit under 735 ILCS 5/2-1009.

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