Author Archives: Eric L. Schulman

Eric L. Schulman

About Eric L. Schulman

Eric Schulman is a partner of Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP. He graduated from The John Marshall Law School cum laude, where he was a member of and published in The John Marshall Law Review. He lectures in the areas of family law and has taught classes on Illinois divorce law for the College of Lake County and has served as a guest lecturer for Loyola University School of Law.

Don’t Delay Seeking College Contribution from Your Ex-Spouse

One of the issues typically reserved in contested divorce cases is who will pay the children’s college after they graduate high school.  Typically, most Marital Settlement Agreements will reserve this issue for determination at a later date, primarily because it is difficult to forecast how each party’s financial circumstances will look when the children ultimately […]

Protecting Your Lifestyle During and After Divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally stressful and challenging time.  Unfortunately, the divorce process can be made even more difficult when one spouse acts punitively to hurt their former partner by engaging in tactics that manipulate one party’s financial resources in order to injure the other spouse’s means of support.  While the goal of all divorce […]

Electronic Visitation in Illinois

In Illinois, as in most states, a non-custodial parent is entitled to reasonable visitation with his or her child absent some compelling evidence showing that visitation would endanger that child’s physical, mental or emotional well being.  Historically, visitation has been face-to-face or telephone contact between parent and child at agreed upon times.  However, with technology […]

Retaining Your Non Marital Property After Divorce

Most people contemplating or going through a divorce are looking to retain as much of their property as possible.  That property is divided into two classifications: marital and non-marital property.  Marital property in Illinois generally consists of property acquired during a marriage.  Illinois divorce law requires the equitable sharing of all marital property.  That means […]