New Guidelines for Calculating “Alimony” Take Effect

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 »


Dean S. Dussias in Roundtable Discussion for Crain’s

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.


Pepi Camerlingo Joins fast-Growing DWK Law Firm

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.


Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education

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 »


Woman’s Athletic Club of Chicago

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.


Judd Fineberg Recognized by The Illinois Trial Court Divorce Digest

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 »


Fast-Growing DWK Law Firm Adds Another Named Partner

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 »