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.
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.
Get practical updates about many different financial issues affecting matrimonial practitioners at this popular annual program! See how to effectively conduct a direct examination of a valuation expert. Learn about best practices for collecting attorneys' fees and calculating maintenance in complicated cases. Understand the differences between the income and market approaches to valuation. Learn how bankruptcy affects divorce cases as well as how to most successfully utilize mutually-agreed or court-appointed experts. You won't want to miss our annual judges' panel!
The IICLE® 2021 Business Valuation, Financial & Tax Issues in Divorce: Defining & Understanding Income program will help you better understand the tricky “money” issues that family lawyers encounter. This year’s program will focus on what constitutes "income" and our popular case law update and judges’ panel are not to be missed.