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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Family Law Section

  • to encourage and support a high level of professional and ethical commitment and expertise among those who practice family law in all its substantive branches;
  • to remain sensitive to the changing needs and mores of families and individual family members in our society; and
  • to respond, through reasoned efforts directed toward the appropriate branch of government, and bar and/or the public;
  • to accomplish understanding of the law as it exists and is applied, or change of that law, where it is needed.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Dissolution of Marriage  |  1st Dist.

In re Marriage of Farrell, 2017 IL App (1st) 170611 (December 29, 2017) Cook Co., 5th Div, (REYES) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Appellate Procedure  |  1st Dist.

Ammar v. Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck, LLP, 2017 IL App (1st) 162931 (December 22, 2017) Cook Co.,5th Div. (HALL) Appeal dismissed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Attorney's Fees  |  1st Dist.

Goldwater v. Greenberg, 2017 IL App (1st) 163003 (December 15, 2017) Cook Co., 6th Div. (HOFFMAN) Affirmed in part and reversed in part.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

FOIA  |  3d Dist.

McGee v. Kelley, 2017 IL App (3d) 160324 (December 14, 2017) Will Co. (HOLDRIDGE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Child Custody  |  3d Dist.

In re Marriage of Adams, 2017 IL App (3d) 170472 (December 14, 2017) Grundy Co. (O'BRIEN) Affirmed.

Upcoming CLE

Business Divorce: Marital and Non-Marital Business Owner Separations
January 18, 2018 – Chicago – Online Course

Hot Topics in Agriculture Law - 2018
February 2, 2018 – Bloomington

Illinois Animal Law Conference
February 9, 2018 – Carbondale

Immigration Law Update Spring 2018 - Reviewing The First Year of the Trump Administration
February 26, 2018 – Online Course

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