Articles From Stephanie L. Tang

Enforcing an I-864 Affidavit in an Illinois Divorce By Russell D. Knight & Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, July 2021 In In re Marriage of Bychina, the Illinois appellate court issued its first publishing opinion regarding enforcement of an affidavit of support.
An Overview of Islamic Marriage Contracts and Enforceability in Divorce Proceedings By Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, May 2021 How Islamic marriage contracts are handled in divorce proceedings in the U.S.
A Little Bit of Everything: The Case of In re Marriage of Hamilton By Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, October 2020 A summary of the vast array of family law issues discussed by the appellate court in In re the Marriage of Hamilton.
Case Study: In re Marriage of Solecki—Examining its Ruling and Potential Consequences By Stephanie L. Tang Young Lawyers Division, September 2020 In re Marriage of Solecki joins a handful of cases in opening the doors for future modification claims and potential invalidation of child support provisions contained in marital settlement agreements and judgments for dissolution of marriage that a court finds does not comport with section 505 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.
Five Tax Concepts Family Law Attorneys Should Know By Kimberly S. Krieg & Stephanie L. Tang Young Lawyers Division, June 2020 An analysis of the five tax concepts that all attorneys, in particular family law attorneys, should familiarize themselves with when negotiating cases.
A Little Bit of Everything: The Case of In re Marriage of Hamilton By Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, October 2019 A summary of the family law issues discussed by the appellate court in In re the Marriage of Hamilton.
Is cryptocurrency the new Swiss bank account? By Janice L. Boback & Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, March 2019 The basics of bitcoin trading and tips for lawyers to help protect and educate their clients.
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Enforcement of prenuptial agreements following Kranzler and Woodrum By Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, December 2018 Two recent cases—In re Marriage of Woodrum and In re Marriage of Kranzler—help clarify the criteria courts will consider when determining enforceability of a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement.
Changes to the maintenance statute and case law in Illinois By Stephanie L. Tang Family Law, October 2017 A summary of the forthcoming changes to 750 ILCS 5/504 and a look at recent case law to provide an overview of considerations that practitioners, judges, and litigants should take into account in arguing maintenance cases moving forward.
Finding the perfect pro bono opportunity By Stephanie L. Tang Young Lawyers Division, October 2017 A brief look at the types of pro bono opportunities available.

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