The Illinois Supreme Court proclaimed that family courts are not bound by the Internal Revenue Service definition of income in establishing or setting a child support order. In 2004, in the case of In Re Marriage of Rogers, the Supreme Court reversed two Appellate Court decisions that had previously ruled that the Internal Revenue Service […]
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Years ago, courts primarily used a Guardian Ad Litem (“GAL”) in adoption and paternity cases. The significance and importance of a GAL was espoused by the Illinois Appellate Court in Pavia v. Marshall. In 1991, Mr. Pavia filed a petition for non-paternity against Ms. Marshall regarding her daughter. Although she was properly served, Ms. Marshall […]