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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  |  3d Dist.

In re Marriage of Zamudio, 2019 IL App (3d) 160537 (February 20, 2019) Whiteside Co. (HOLDRIDGE) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Supreme Court / Civil

Removal  |  3d Dist.

In re Marriage of Fatkin, 2019 IL 123602 (January 26, 2019) Knox Co. (THOMAS) Appellate court reversed; circuit court affirmed; remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Paternity  |  1st Dist.

In re Marriage of Sparks, 2018 IL App (1st) 180932 (December 28, 2018) Cook Co., 1st Div, (PIERCE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Removal  |  5th Dist.

Williams v. Williams, 2018 IL App (5th) 170228 (December 27, 2018) St. Clair Co. (OVERSTREET) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Maintenance  |  1st Dist.

In re Marriage of Wojcik, 2018 IL App (1st) 170625 (December 17, 2018) Cook Co., 1st Div, (GRIFFIN) Affirmed in part and reversed in part.