Tag Archives: Family Law

Uniform Collaborative Law Act set to become law on January 1, 2018

Collaborative Law Chicago

Collaborative Law is finally getting the legitimacy it deserves. The Governor recently signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which still be law as of January 1st 2018. Illinois will join the 16 other states that recognize the Collaborative Law Process formally. The Illinois Act is based on a Uniform Law that provides legal consumers with […]

Major changes may be coming to Illinois Family Law

Family Law Illinois

In 2008 a committee was established pursuant to a House resolution back by Speaker Michael Madigan rewrite the entire divorce act taking into account all teh changes that have happened since it was enacted in 1977. Here are a few of the hundreds of proposed amendments to the marriage and divorce statutes: 1) No more […]