In Blumenthal v. Brewer, the Illinois Supreme Court was asked to overrule its thirty-seven year old decision in Hewitt v. Hewitt and hold that Illinois would join the vast majority of states in recognizing a cause of action for equitable division of property between unmarried domestic partners.
Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 6(a)(i) an appeal in a civil case must be filed within 30 days after the entry upon the docket of the final judgment, order or decree from which the appeal is taken.
This can be an exciting time for some kids and maybe a bit upsetting for others.
As avid readers of this blog know, New Jersey’s recently amended alimony statute has been the inspiration for many blogs posts as cases interpreting same are coming down the pike.
Have you seen the Fisher Price photo gallery aimed at increasing the visibility of LGBT parents?
As mainstream society has trended toward embracing gay and lesbian relationships, some unfamiliar people can ask questions that may seem insensitive.
Have you ever wondered about counties that have time limits on the presentation of evidence at contested hearings.
This is a question that I am often asked—and for good reason.
There are many rules in our court system pertaining to the filing of pleadings.
Minnesota couples who wish to adopt have a variety of resources available to them for support and encouragement. Here are six resources you should know about before you adopt.