SB 3231 is the result more than five years of hard work from the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Family Law Section Council. David Hopkins, a partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, serves as the Chairman for the Council’s Maintenance Subcommittee. In this role, he has played an instrumental role in drafting this legislation, leading the group responsible for drafting the language in this bill.
August 18th, 2014
Major changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) concerning issues of maintenance between spouses have now become law and will be effective January 1, 2015.
July 29th, 2014
Kimberly discussed the Sherri Shepherd case and the complex problems this case presents that are becoming more common as families themselves become more complex with multiple marriages and reproductive technology.
June 26th, 2014
Anita M. Ventrelli was interviewed by Chicago Lawyer Magazine for the article titled "The diversity discussion" for the July 2014 issue.
June 11th, 2014
June 9th, 2014
May 14th, 2014
Kimberly A. Cook was interviewed by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin regarding her childhood in Panama and her decision to become a family law attorney.
March 6th, 2014
January 29th, 2014
January 22nd, 2014