Month: December 2017

An Overview of the Latest Changes to 2018 Illinois Spousal Maintenance Law
Posted December 18, 2017

House Bill 2537 was passed on July 28, 2017 by the Illinois General Assembly proposing drastic changes to the way spousal maintenance is awarded in divorce cases. The bill suggests a few modifications to the IMDMA’s Section 504 that provides statutory guidelines for spousal maintenance payments. The new law is likely to go into effect […]

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The Impact of Domestic Violence on Divorce in Illinois
Posted December 05, 2017

Many marriages end up in a divorce due to domestic violence, as the household environment becomes extremely dangerous for the victimized spouse and children. However, according to the recent changes in the IMDMA, Illinois is now a no-fault divorce state. This means that domestic violence cannot be used as a ground for divorce, and there […]

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