Did Senate Bill 57 Make Changes To Child Support In Illinois?

In January 2016, Senate Bill 57 brought changes to several aspects of family law in Illinois that divorced and separated couples should understand moving forward. Among the changes were alterations to grounds for divorce, child custody, and division of property. What...

Changes To Illinois Child Custody Laws

In 2016, Illinois passed legislation altering the laws concerning child custody. The new law seeks to make both parents more involved in the upbringing of their children and prevent feelings of exclusion for the betterment of the child. The changes bring Illinois more...

2016 Changes To Illinois Divorce Laws

On January 1, 2016, Senate Bill 57 came into effect, changing the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA). The Act covers many aspects of family law, including divorce, child support, and child custody. Changes to the IMDMA include grounds for...

Changes To Division Of Marital Property In Illinois

When going through a divorce, a major point of contention may be the division of marital property amongst the two parties. A recent change to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act may have significant changes to how property is divided and should be...