March 10, 2017

Facts about Spousal Maintenance in Illinois

Divorce Finances, Illinois spousal support

We understand that the availability of spousal maintenance can be a considerable factor in whether a spouse wishes to pursue divorce. If there is an income disparity between divorcing spouses, spousal maintenance may be available. For the lesser-earning spouse, knowing that spousal maintenance is available and at what level may give the spouse more security when deciding […]

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January 23, 2015

Spousal Maintenance Reform Comes to the Land of Lincoln

Division of Property, Illinois family law attorney, Illinois spousal support

For the last several years, advocates of alimony change in Illinois, New Jersey, South Carolina, and a number of other jurisdictions have asked their state legislatures to change spousal support laws. Last year, the Illinois state legislature passed significant revisions to the alimony law in Section 504. A judge still has some discretion when setting an amount and […]

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