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HUD’s Recent Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgages are Positive, Although Some Will Find it Harder to Qualify

Last fall, HUD announced changes to the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program that took effect as of October, 2017.  HECMs are only available to homeowners over age 62 and are commonly referred to as “reverse mortgages.”  The media widely … Continue reading

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Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law

In this article, we explain changes to Illinois spousal maintenance under the new federal tax law. Going into effect after December 31, 2018, the recently passed tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for alimony payments and makes the alimony income … Continue reading

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Spousal Maintenance: Changes Coming in MN

Recent changes in and proposals regarding Minnesota (and federal) legislation promise to significantly alter the divorce process. Changes to spousal maintenance arrangements are of particularly significant concern to both currently divorcing and already divorced spouses. It is important to keep … Continue reading

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Invective and Intrigue Within the Free Law Movement Over RECAP Changes

Disagreement over recent changes to a program designed to provide public access to federal court documents has developed into a feud of sorts between two advocates for free and open access to government information – and implicated in it is … Continue reading

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Changes to Illinois’ Spousal Maintenance Laws in 2018

When a married couple dissolves their marriage through divorce, they should both be able to continue living at a standard that is similar to what they enjoyed while they were married. Unfortunately, some spouses do not have the financial resources … Continue reading

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