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March 24, 2021

Filing Taxes During a Divorce

Couples filing taxes in the midst of a divorce have a lot to consider, starting with establishing the correct filing status for both spouses. Choosing the […]
March 10, 2021

A Case Study on Orders of Protection: The Murder of Stacia Hollinshead

On March 23, 2019, Ulisses Medina Espinosa murdered his ex-wife, DeKalb County Assistant State’s Attorney Stacia Hollinshead. Previously, Hollinshead had won sole custody of the couple’s […]
January 21, 2021
New Illinois Privacy Protections for Assault and Stalking Victims

New Illinois Privacy Protections for Assault and Stalking Victims

A law 20 years in the making took force with the new year. Illinois now provides privacy protections for individuals who have suffered sexual assault, domestic […]
January 18, 2021
A Curriculum on Consent: New Illinois Law Requires Age-Appropriate Education on Consent for 6th-12th Grade Students

A Curriculum on Consent: New Illinois Law Requires Age-Appropriate Education on Consent for 6th-12th Grade Students

Consent is the backbone of healthy relationships, no matter the length of the relationship. In Illinois, lawmakers sought to make this a foundational hallmark of sex […]
January 14, 2021
Discarding Your Deadname and Living as Your True Self

Discarding Your Deadname and Living as Your True Self

On December 1, 2020, film and Netflix star Elliot Page announced that he is transgender and debuted his new name.  Nearly immediately, various news outlets began […]
January 8, 2021

Mine or Ours? Inherited IRAs and Income

Family law usually is comprised of issues relating to child support, maintenance (spousal support), and other financial issues that the court hears and rules on. Of […]
January 6, 2021

A Case Study on Orders of Protection: The Murder of Stacia Hollinshead

On March 23, 2019, Ulisses Medina Espinosa murdered his ex-wife, DeKalb County Assistant State’s Attorney Stacia Hollinshead. Previously, Hollinshead had won sole custody of the couple’s […]
December 8, 2020
Assisted Reproductive Technology and Frozen Embryos: The Art of ART Contracts

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Frozen Embryos: The Art of ART Contracts

In the past decade, the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) has almost doubled. In 2005, 27,047 mothers giving birth to nearly 37,000 babies. You read […]
December 8, 2020
Case Study in Asset Disclosure and Division in Divorce Erika Jayne and Tom Girardi

Case Study in Asset Disclosure and Division in Divorce Erika Jayne and Tom Girardi

In November 2020, Erika Jayne stunned fans by announcing the end of her 21-year marriage to attorney Tom Girardi. Throughout their marriage, the couple has kept […]
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