Effective January 1, 2018, guidelines in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) for determining maintenance (f/k/a alimony) amounts have changed. IMDMA lays out a formula for calculating maintenance: 30% of the payor’s gross income less 20% of the payee’s gross income, with the payee’s total income not to exceed 40% of the… Read more »
DWK congratulates partner Marvin A. Mendez who was recently named to Chicago Lawyer’s prestigious “Forty Under 40” list for 2016. “Forty Under 40” awards the most talented attorneys under 40 who are on the fast-track in the legal profession and in their community.
The North Suburban Bar Association (NSBA) held their Installation and Award Dinner Program where Marvin Mendez of Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger was named a 2017-2018 Officer. The NSBA strives to promote legal education, justice, and life long networking connections.
Crain’s Custom Media turned to partner Dean S. Dussias to learn about business valuations as they pertain to divorce proceedings, and what entrepreneurs and their spouses should know about the process.
The fast-growing law firm of Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP (DWK) has a new partner. Seasoned family law attorney Pepi Camerlingo joins the firm this month, bringing with her years of experience in complex matters and her longtime assistant, Claudia Uribe.
Michael F. Koenigsberger of Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP presented at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE 2017) session on “Child Support and Maintenance Program”. Michael’s session on “High(er) Income Case Child Support and Maintenance” provided an explanation on how guidelines are applied and when they are deviated from on higher income cases. Michael… Read more »
Dean S. Dussias of Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP was the keynote speaker at the “Divorce Alliance” Chicago Chapter Meeting. Dean presented and lead the round table discussion on the topic of the “Out Spouse” in a divorce proceeding. The conference was hosted by UBS Financial Services, Inc. at the Woman’s Athletic Club of Chicago.
The May 2017 edition of the Illinois Trial Court Divorce Digest featured Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger attorney Judd Z. Fineberg for his success on behalf of a client whose former wife attempted to claim a share of his disability payments as marital property. Mr. Fineberg effectively argued that, while the marital settlement agreement did award a… Read more »
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Well-known for his acumen in handling business valuations and other financial issues that can arise in family law cases, Michael is a natural fit for our integrated practice and he brings with him two associates equally suited to serve our business-minded clients: Theresa Lechner and Judd Fineberg. Together, these skilled negotiators and litigators have represented… Read more »