Section Newsletter Articles on Maintenance
Maintenance in Illinois divorce litigation
General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm
, April 2015
As of January 1, 2015 the Illinois maintenance statute was revised and the amount and duration of maintenance was defined.
, September 2014
Section Chair Kelli Gordon discusses SB3231, which just became law in August, and its impact on maintenance awards.
Alimony in lieu of property
, June 2009
Especially with the United States economy as it is, lack of liquidity is a common reality; and, in some such cases, the would-be property transferor may prefer to draw on future income so as to effect a “buy-out” of marital property claims.
Maintenance: ‘Til death do us part
, January 2009
Illinois trial courts have routinely imposed life insurance provisions on maintenance obligors, in order to secure maintenance payments.
Case law update
, November 2001
Summaries of the cases of In Re the Marriage of Gross, In Re Marriage of Grams, In Re Marriage of Letsinger, In Re Hasabnis and In Re Marriage of Langman.
, May 2001
Summaries of the recent cases of In Re the Marriage of Drury, In Re Petition of Mary Klak, In Re Marriage of Carter, In Re Shaddle, In re Adoption of D___, In Re Marriage of Lehr, In Re Marriage of Gattone, In Re J.P., In Re Marriage of Beerbridge, In Re the Marriage of Buck, In Re Marriage of Didier, In Re the Marriage of Petersen, In Re Donath v. Buckley, In Re Cerven and In Re Troy S. and Rachel S.