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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  |  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.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Substitution of Judge  |  3d Dist.

In re Marriage of Morgan, 2019 IL App (3d) 180560 (May 29, 2019) Will Co. (SCHMIDT) Appeal dismissed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Attorney Fees  |  2d Dist.

Schmidt v. Gaynor, 2019 IL App (2d) 180426 (May 22, 2019) Du Page Co. (BURKE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Dissolution of Marriage  |  3d Dist.

In re Marriage of Benyon, 2019 IL App (3d) 180364 (May 7, 2019) Will Co. (O'BRIEN) Reversed.

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