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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

Orders of Protection  |  5th Dist.

Landmann v. Landmann, 2019 IL App (5th) 180137 (July 23, 2019) Bond Co. (CATES) Reversed and vacated.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Attorney's Fees  |  1st Dist.

In re Marriage of Pavlovich, 2019 IL App (1st) 180783 (June 28, 2019) Cook Co., 2d Div, (PUCINSKI) Affirmed.

Illinois Supreme Court / Civil

Immunity  |  5th Dist.

Nichols v. Fahrenkamp, 2019 IL 123990 (June 20, 2019) Madison Co. (GARMAN) Appellate court reversed; circuit court court affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Dissolution of Marriage  |  5th Dist.

Claxton v. Reeves, 2019 IL App (5th) 170200 (June 17, 2019) Madison Co. (WELCH) Reversed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Dissolution of Marriage  |  5th Dist.

In re Marriage of Hamilton, 2019 IL App (5th) 170295 (June 5, 2019) Monroe Co. (CHAPMAN) Affirmed in part and reversed in part; remanded.