St. Charles Divorce Lawyer to Present at Kane County Family Law Seminar

Illinois divorce and family law attorney Matthew G. Shaw will be speaking at the Kane County Bar Association family law seminar on November 12, 2014.

Kane County attorney Matthew Shaw

November 12, 2014

Kane County divorce and family lawyer Matthew G. Shaw will be presenting at the 2014 David Peskind Memorial Family Law Seminar.

Effective January 1st, 2015, the state of Illinois will implementing new spousal maintenance guidelines. Attorney Shaw will speak about this timely topic entitled "The Ins and Outs of Reviewable Maintenance."

Attorney Shaw will present on jurisdictional requirements, the procedure, statutory standards, and factors that will determine whether a client receives, or pays as the case may be, more maintenance at the time of review. Although some of the analysis for determining maintenance has been obviated, the fact remains: most maintenance awards have been reviewable.

Since 1986, Attorney Matthew G. Shaw has been assisting family law clients throughout Illinois. Attorney Shaw's court and trial experience has lead him to become a respected author and lecturer in the legal community. He has published articles in the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Family Law newsletter and authored the first chapter of the Illinois Family Law Handbook. He has also presented at family law seminars throughout the country.

Attorney Shaw is a dedicated member of his local legal community, having served as a Member of the Family Law Section Counsel for the ISBA since 1991. He was also the Kane County Bar Association's Family Law Committee Chair from 2008 to 2010. In 2003, Attorney Shaw testified before the Illinois Supreme Court Custody Committee regarding proposed custody legislation on March 28, 2003 on behalf of the ISBA Family Law Section Council Custody subcommittee.

Sponsored by the Kane County Bar Association, the 2014 David Peskind Memorial Family Law Seminar will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m at the Eagle Brook Country Club in Geneva, Illinois. Attendees are eligible to receive 3.0 General CLE credit hours for attending the seminar. Attorney Matthew G. Shaw's presentation begins at 1:45 p.m. at the family law seminar. For more information about the event, click here.

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