Articles From Richard W. Zuckerman

New Family Law Legislation: 2019 By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, November 2019 An overview of the bills the Family Law Section Council has reviewed this year.
Procrastination in the age of e-filing By Richard W. Zuckerman Local Government Law, September 2018 As family law practitioners, caseloads and deadlines can feel overwhelming—and e-filing can be a benefit as well as an excuse to procrastinate.
Procrastination in the age of e-filing By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, June 2018 As family law practitioners, caseloads and deadlines can feel overwhelming—and e-filing can be a benefit as well as an excuse to procrastinate.
Immediate Past Chair’s column By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2015 A farewell message from past Chair Rich Zuckerman.
Chair’s column: Lawyers—The next generation By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2015 A message from Section Chair Richard Zuckerman.
Chair’s column: The solo and small firm practice is still alive and well in Illinois By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2015 Section Chair Richard Zuckerman discusses the results from the ISBA's 2014 Compensation and Benefits Survey.
Chair’s column: What the Supreme Court hath wrought… By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 2014 Thoughts from Section Chair Richard Zuckerman.
Chair’s column: Where does general practice fit in the 21st century legal world? By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, August 2014 A message from Section Chair Richard Zuckerman.
From the governor’s office to the law office By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2012 Where do laws come from? Where do legislators get their ideas for laws? Author Richard Zuckerman sheds some light on these common questions.
Legislative update: From the governor’s office to the law office By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2011 Recently signed legislation that may have affect general practitioners.
Supreme Court declares grandparent visitation statute unconstitutional By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, August 2002 On April 18, 2002 the Illinois Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald, settled once, and possibly for all, the issue of judicially mandated grandparent, great-grandparent and sibling visitation when it declared unconstitutional sections 607(b)(1) and (3) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (750 ILCS 5/607).
Editor’s note By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, June 2001 On behalf of my fellow co-editor, Don C. Hammer, I would like to thank all of the contributors to the 2000-2001 Family Law Section Council Newsletter.
Editor’s note By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, May 2001 You don't have to handle custody case for very long before it becomes clear that cases usually fall into one of three patterns.
Editor’s column By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, January 2001 It is unfortunate that Judy Wallerstein has chosen to spend her career studying the effects of divorce on children when it would have been more profitable to discuss the effects of divorce on divorce attorneys.
Editor’s note By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, October 2000 (Film opens in a doctor's office. Doctor is on the telephone as camera dollies in for a tight shot of the doctor)
Chairman’s column By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, June 1999 Ah--the practice of family law. That initial burst of energy as you run to the courthouse for Orders of Protection, Temporary Restraining Orders, Temporary Custody and Support Orders and, of course, Interim Fees.
Legislative news from the chairman By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, March 1999 Once again it is time for the Illinois legislature to meet to see what mischief can be rendered in the area of family law.
Chairman’s column By Richard W. Zuckerman Family Law, February 1999 Rehabilitate ­ to put back in good condition; restore to a state of physical, mental or moral health through treatment and training.

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