Kogut & Wilson, LLC

Kogut & Wilson, L.L.C. was founded in 2015 by Attorneys Eva Matela Kogut and Bryan J. Wilson. Attorneys Kogut and Wilson had already been working together as a team for some time at two of Chicagoland’s premier divorce and family law firms. In opening their own firm, they endeavor to prove to clients that it is possible to receive elite, industry-respected counsel while still experiencing a personalized, attentive approach to their case.

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Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce Bryan Wilson’s has been named a Chicago Lawyer 40 Under Forty for 2020. Many leaders in the Chicago legal community voiced their vote for Bryan, who is only 37, for this prestigious award, including Hon. Helaine Berger (Ret.), a mediator and former judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County. “Bryan’s patience and compassionate demeanor, combined with a deep understanding of family law, has made him an exemplary…
Stephanie Tang discusses a surprising ruling regarding the calculation and modification of child support in the September 2020 newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Young Lawyers Division newsletter. In the article, “Case Study: In re Marriage of Solecki—Examining its Ruling and Potential Consequences,” Stephanie addressed how the recent Illinois appellate court ruling on the 2015 case may open the door to modification and potential invalidation of child support provisions in future cases. Read…
Stephanie Tang will share her insights on college expenses in the COVID age and more as a panelist in the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s webinar “College Expenses and Divorce and COVID: Questions, Complications and Answers” on Wednesday, September 30 from 1 pm – 4:15 pm. The panel, consisting of family law practitioners and judges, will discuss and answer questions related to: divorced parents’ responsibilities regarding college-related expenses how COVID has impacted college plans…
You are ready to be divorced —  you have dotted the I’s and crossed the T’s on your marital settlement agreement and parenting plan, you’ve completed your court-ordered parenting course — what’s next? You may be asking yourself, “When will I get my day in court?” or “What is this term, ‘prove-up,’ that my attorney keeps mentioning?” What is a prove-up? A prove-up is the final day in court when couples get divorced. They submit…
Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce Bryan Wilson has been appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committee on Legislation for the second year in a row. Bryan has demonstrated interest in issues affecting the legal profession and the administering of justice in Illinois and will serve as a member on the 31-person committee until 2021. The Standing Committee on Legislation is responsible for the execution of the ISBA legislative program, and for…
With some schools not having in-person classes, many working parents in today’s COVID era are left wondering if they can leave their child home alone. Currently, Illinois law defines neglect as a parent leaving any minor under the age of 14 without supervision for an unreasonable period of time without regard for the mental or physical health, safety or welfare of that minor. However, there are other laws that may also come into effect in…
Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce Bryan Wilson and Stephanie Tang have been recognized by peers in the area of Family Law in The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This is Bryan’s fourth consecutive year of been named to The Best Lawyers in America list. Stephanie was awarded the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch honor, a new award granted to attorneys early on in their career and selected based…
Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce Eva Kogut has been named the 2021 Chicago Lawyer of the Year in Collaborative Law: Family Law and Family Law: Mediation. Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year recognition is an honor in which only one lawyer in each specialty and location is selected based on the uppermost overall peer-feedback. Eva was also named in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 list in the areas of Family Law, Collaborative Law:…
There is no right or wrong answer when deciding whether your children should attend school in-person full time, under a hybrid model or 100% remotely. Every family has to make a choice based on the best interests of their children and loved ones.    In families that are separated or divorced, this decision becomes even more difficult. In many situations, one parent has the majority of parenting time. With remote or hybrid learning, this places not only the vast majority of responsibility on that parent to facilitate…
Experiencing family law matters can be highly emotional and likely raises many questions. Below are common concerns families and individuals face when they seek our assistance. For additional questions or assistance, contact the experienced attorneys at Kogut & Wilson. Divorce How long will this take and how much will it cost? In short, it is difficult to tell. There are timelines with courts and a fair amount of documents to be completed by both parties. When parties…