Section Newsletter Articles on Marital Assets

Division of retirement assets series, Part I: Marital vs. non-marital – Don’t mix them up! By Veronica A. Silva Family Law, September 2016 The first in a three-part series dedicated to discussing divisions of retirement plan benefits.
Capital loss carry forwards: Valuation and equitable distribution By Michael DiDomenico Family Law, September 2010 In the current market, divorce practitioners must increasingly consider capital loss carry forwards and the question of whether they constitute marital property.
Property acquired in contemplation of marriage By Thomas A. Else Family Law, February 2010 In deciding whether property is marital or non-marital for purposes of allocation and division under the terms of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the statute itself is sometimes less than helpful.