At the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ Columbus Day Seminar—powered by IICLE®— esteemed family law practitioners and judges will address the latest critical changes to Illinois family law. Get crucial tax and case law updates. Become skilled at appealing a DCFS case and handling relocation issues. Understand the importance of diversity and inclusion in your family law practice. Learn how to effectively handle remote court appearances.
Enjoy presentations about complex financial testimony from the varied perspectives of the proponent, opponent, and judge. Topics include: income/cash flow (self-employed business owners); marital and non-marital characterization and forensic tracing; lifestyle analyses and ethics.
This guide, created for attorneys who are planning for or serving the needs of persons no longer able to make decisions for themselves, assists in the crafting and implementation of plans for such instances.
Understand the financial consequences for a divorce when one party files for bankruptcy. Is filing a joint bankruptcy in both parties’ (and the attorneys’) best interest? Appreciate the difference between Chapter 7, 13 & 11 including what can be discharged. Learn when does filing of a bankruptcy stays a divorce proceeding and how can that stay be lifted.
Learn best practices for collecting attorneys’ fees by reviewing statutory provisions and relevant case law, including ethical constraints on billing and collection. Learn how to protect yourself with effective engagement letters, proper billing techniques, and more.
Understand the business valuation report prepared by a valuator skilled in valuations for divorce and how to use various pieces of the expert’s report. Learn how a business valuation expert can help develop the owner’s true economic income for support, find hidden assets, and trace source of assets.
The IICLE® 2019 Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce program will help you better understand the tricky “money” issues that family lawyers encounter. This program features sessions to help you maximize the use of a valuation expert, including a demonstrative session about best practices in cross-examination. You’ll also learn about estate planning and its interplay with divorce and understand the latest changes to the maintenance statute. Case law updates and the judges’ panel are also included.