Amy Silberstein and Leo Sokolov Join the ISBA Family Law Section Council

Stern Perkoski Mendez is proud to announce that Amy Silberstein and Leo Sokolov have been appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Family Law Section Council Committee. This one-year engagement provides Amy and Leo an opportunity to further support the ISBA’s 27,000 members and their peers in the Family…

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We’ve Moved to the Davis Center!

On May 1, Stern Perkoski Mendez moved from 1600 Orrington Avenue, Suite 800, Evanston, to the Davis Center located at 500 Davis Street, Suite 1000, Evanston. Our welcoming new office is centrally located with easy access to Metra and CTA and less than a mile down the road from our…

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How Parenting Time Impacts Child Support

If you are preparing for a divorce and have a child, you may be wondering how child support is determined. In Illinois, child support orders are based on two major factors: A parenting schedule A state-mandated formula that takes into account each parent’s net income to calculate the appropriate child…

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How to Avoid “Buyer’s Remorse” After Your Case Has Settled

Sometimes during a divorce settlement, one person is so eager to settle that they enter into an agreement they later regret—a feeling also known as “buyer’s remorse.” Since a divorce settlement is a negotiation that requires compromise, rarely do both people receive 100% of their initial requests. But no matter…

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What assets am I entitled to during a divorce?

At the start of a divorce, understanding what assets you’re entitled to is a common concern. Illinois is an equitable distribution state with equitable distribution. This means both spouses are entitled to assets obtained during their marriage—even if one person’s name isn’t on a title. There is no set formula…

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