Illinois Family Law Resources

Below are resources that might be useful to people involved in Illinois family law matters. Links marked with an asterisk (*) are external links.

Cook County Domestic Relations Division:

Directory of the judges of the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County

Cook County Domestic Relations Filing Fees

Legal Blogs:

Chicago divorce lawyer David Wolkowitz’s article on Illinois family law and Chicago divorce

Family law statutes:

UIFSA: The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) is a uniform law that has been adopted by most states. Whenever more than one state is involved in the establishing, enforcing or modifying a child or spousal support order, the UIFSA is implemented to determine the jurisdiction and power of the courts in the different states. It also establishes which state’s law will be applied in relevant proceedings. Here is a guidebook for the UIFSA – you’ll see its quite complicated.