Family & Divorce

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, Joe is Chair and coordinator of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association’s “Memphis Family Law Seminar 2021.”  The seminar series begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.  He tells us the speaker line-up will be amazing including featured speaker, Randy Kessler, past Chair of the ABA Family Law Section and celebrity attorney from Atlanta, Georgia.  This event is not to be missed. Click for registration and more…
How is child support calculated in Wisconsin? When it comes to the percentage of a parent’s gross income that will contribute to child support payments, the state’s standard formula is as follows: 1 child 17% 2 children 25%  3 children 29% 4 children 31%  5 or more 34% There are several guidelines that may be utilized when determining child support in Wisconsin. The guideline used is dependent on the amount of time spent with the…
Kogut & Wilson is pleased to announce that four firm attorneys have been recognized by Leading Lawyers in 2021 for their work in family law. Eva Kogut was named a Leading Lawyer for the eighth consecutive time in her career – an honor that less than five percent of licensed attorneys in Illinois are awarded each year. Bryan Wilson and Stephanie Tang were once again named Emerging Lawyers, while Brenda Friedman was honored with…
We can’t (positively) change the future of divorce without understanding its past. So we set out to learn more about the history of divorce. Throughout history, laws surrounding marriage and divorce have morphed dramatically. From the 1500s when divorce wasn’t allowed (although in certain circumstances, like the inability to bear a child, an annulment through  Ex the church could be entertained), to nowadays where “divorce parties” have become almost as prevalent as engagement parties, the…