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July 1, 2013

“Be Careful Who You Talk To” published in July 2013 edition of Chicago Lawyer
by Daniel R. Stefani

November 1, 2012

Published in Chicago Lawyer, November 2012
By Daniel R. Stefani

May 1, 2012
Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, May 2012 By Daniel Stefani Ever since I was a young practitioner, I have struggled with Section 513 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (“IMDMA”) which allows a divorced parent to compel the other to contribute to their child’s post-high school educational expenses.
December 1, 2011

Published in Chicago Lawyer, December 2011/January 2012
By Daniel R. Stefani

June 1, 2011

Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, June 2011
By Daniel R. Stefani

February 1, 2011

Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, February, 2011
By Daniel Stefani

On Sept. 27, the Illinois Supreme Court announced its adoption of the Illinois Rules of Evidence effective Jan. 2011. These rules codify the evidentiary rules that Illinois courts followed historically based on case law, statutes, Illinois Supreme Court Rules and Local Rules.

September 1, 2010

Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, September 2010
By Daniel Stefani

May 1, 2010

Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, May 2010
By Daniel R. Stefani

January 1, 2010
Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, January 2010 By Daniel Stefani Spousal support, which is known in Illinois as maintenance, is an ever-changing area in the divorce world. On October 8, 2009, the Illinois Supreme court issued its opinion on Steven Blum v. Judy Kostner, (2009 WL 3212542 Ill.). Although the prevailing opinion of divorce attorneys and judges was consistent with Blum, there was no definitive direction from the statute or case law until now. After I read the case, I wondered whether it will create more or less litigation.
September 1, 2009

Published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine, September 2009
By Daniel Stefani

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