Strategies for Family Law in Illinois, 2014 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiating Alimony and Child Support, and Managing Client Expectations (Inside the Minds)

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Strategies for Family Law in Illinois provides an authoritative, insider's perspective onhandling divorce, custody, and paternity cases in Illinois. Written by partners from some ofthe state's leading law firms, this book analyzes the challenges family law practitioners willface, and the strategies necessary to overcome them. These experienced authors discusskey issues such as custody arrangements, maintenance agreements, and effective communicationbetween parties. Additionally, these experts examine the role the...

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Overview

Strategies for Family Law in Illinois provides an authoritative, insider's perspective onhandling divorce, custody, and paternity cases in Illinois. Written by partners from some ofthe state's leading law firms, this book analyzes the challenges family law practitioners willface, and the strategies necessary to overcome them. These experienced authors discusskey issues such as custody arrangements, maintenance agreements, and effective communicationbetween parties. Additionally, these experts examine the role the economic crisisplays in the state of family law, and give their opinions on likely future developments. Thedifferent niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to getinside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up theirthoughts around the keys to success within this ever-changing field.

Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business and legal intelligence from leadingC-Level executives and lawyers. Each chapter offers thought leadership and expert analysison an industry, profession, or topic, providing a future-oriented perspective and provenstrategies for success. Each author has been selected based on their experience and C-Levelstanding within the business and legal communities.

Chapters Include:

1. Arthur S. Kallow, Attorney, Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving Ltd. - "Effectively Representing Fathers in Family Law Matters"
2. Michael C. Craven, Partner, Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP - "Economic Issues and Other Concerns Impacting Illinois Family Law Attorneys and their Clients"
3. Carolyn D. Jansons, Partner, Drendel & Jansons Law Group - "Meeting New Challenges in Same-Sex Civil Union and Maintenance Cases"
4. Michael D. Poulos, Senior Partner, Poulos Black PC - "Divorce Law: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?"
5. Lawrence W. Byrne, Equity Partner, Pedersen & Houpt - "Winning a Contested Custody Case in the Face of an Adverse Position of the Child Representative and the Court's Appointed 604(B) Evaluator"
6. Ilene B. Goldstein, Principal, Katz Goldstein & Warren PC - "Marital Agreement Issues Impacting Illinois Family Law Attorneys and Their Clients"
7. Aaron S. Carnine, Partner, Black Hedin Ballard McDonald PC - "The Importance of Communication in Family Law"

Appendices Include:

Appendix A: Sample Retainer Letter
Appendix B: Sample Petition for Dissolution of Marriage

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780314290038
  • Publisher: Thomson Reuters Westlaw; Aspatore
  • Publication date: 11/1/2013
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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