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Summary of Gina and Laura's Recent Supreme Court Case

Posted by Gina Colaluca | Dec 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recently, Gina and Laura celebrated a victory at the Illinois Supreme Court with respect to an attorney fee issue that affects family law attorneys in the State of Illinois. Prior to the Illinois Supreme Court decision issued on Gina and Laura's case, In re the Marriage of Goesel, it was very unclear when and how family law attorneys could be required to tender funds to pay the other party's attorney, in a process called disgorgement. The Supreme Court finally addressed this long awaited issue by holding that family law attorneys cannot be required to turn over funds that they have previously earned and have been previously paid to pay the other party's attorney. As a result, Gina and Laura's case has garnered some attention in the past few days. Below is a link to an article which provides a summary of the issues of the case and the Illinois Supreme Court's holding.

Read the Case Summary

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Gina Colaluca

Gina L. Colaluca began working as an Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of Laura A. Holwell in 2013, where she focused her practice mainly in Family Law. She now continues to focus on Family Law, as well as Insurance Law and Appellate Law, here at Holwell Law Group, LLC.


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