AMS Selected as a Top 10 Law Firm

Allison & Mosby-Scott is honored to be recognized as a 2019 Top 10 Law Firm in the practice of family law by Attorney and Practice Magazine.  Attorney and Practice Magazine recognizes dynamic firms who have achieved and continue to achieve the highest standards of excellence.   Less than 1% of firms nationwide receive this invitation.

 

 

AMS is proud to support the Blue Kids Gala

AMS is pleased to support the Blue Kids Gala, a fundraiser for the Child Protection Network. The Child Protection Network is a local organization that believes all children have the right to a safe and loving home, free from abuse and neglect. Services include a safe place to share their trauma, legal advocacy and counseling. Their commitment to daily fight for the rights of these vulnerable children is a cause AMS is proud to support. For more info. contact CPN at 309-445-2280

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AMS Supports 2019 St. Jude Radiothon

Tune in February 14 and 15 to B104, WJBC and WBNQ for St. Jude’s annual Radiothon benefiting children & families affected by cancer. St. Jude is dedicated to leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer.  We encourage you to support this great cause.

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2019 NEW Maintenance Law

2019 has seen significant changes to Illinois’ maintenance law. Prior to 2019 payors were able to deduct their annual maintenance payments when they filed taxes. This is no longer the case. The guideline calculation in the maintenance statute 750 ILCS 5/504  has also changed. Prior to 2019 the courts calculated maintenance based on each of the parties’ gross annual income. The courts must now calculate maintenance based on each of the parties’ net income. The use of net income in the guideline maintenance calculation will greatly increase points of  contention between litigants and will allow attorneys an opportunity to manipulate each parties’ net income figures to their client’s advantage. Hire the attorneys at Allison Mosby-Scott to ensure that you are not ordered to pay more maintenance then the law requires or to ensure that you are not shorted on the maintenance you are entitled to.

Parties who had maintenance set in a Final Judgment or Marital Settlement Agreement prior to 2019 will continue to use the gross income calculation for any potential modifications of their maintenance. This distinction in the law is very important to clients who are subject to a pre Jan. 1 2019 order.

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Personal Attention in 2019

With the holiday hustle over and the new year off and running, Allison & Mosby-Scott offers a number of legal services should you, your business or someone you care about need legal assistance in 2019. Our business is founded on personal attention and trial proven results with staff who serve with integrity and compassion.
Allison & Mosby-Scott is the preeminent law firm in Bloomington, Illinois with over 70 years combined legal experience. The firm provides a wide variety of legal services to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses including family law, mediation, estate planning, cyber harassment, appellate work, business law and risk management. Contact us at 309-662-5084 or connect with us on LinkedIn and twitter.
The law firm of Allison & Mosby-Scott was founded by Michelle R. Mosby-Scott and William A. Allison in 2000. Today it provides a wide array of legal services to meet the needs of individuals, families and businesses over a broad geographical area. With over 70 years combined legal experience, our lawyers have been providing quality legal representation to clients in negotiations and in the courtroom with excellent results.

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Allison & Mosby-Scott welcomes Michael L. Fenger to the firm.

Allison & Mosby-Scott is pleased to announce that attorney Michael L. Fenger has joined the firm. Michael will concentrate his practice in family law. A native of Bloomington, Illinois, Michael received his Juris Doctorate law degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University.

Michael T. Scott sworn into Vermont Bar

Allison & Mosby-Scott is pleased to announce that Michael T. Scott was sworn into the Vermont Bar on August 9th.  We hope being licensed to practice law in the State of Vermont will allow us to better serve our captive insurance company clients, especially those with Vermont captive insurance operations.  If you are interested in learning more about Allison & Mosby-Scott’s captive insurance company practice, please visit our web-site at www.allisonmosby-scott.com or call us at 309-662-5084.

Congratulations to Angela Skinner for Membership in The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40

Allison & Mosby-Scott is pleased to announce that Angela K. Skinner has been awarded membership in The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40.

The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young attorneys who take pride in guiding individuals and families that need an advocate on their side in the American legal system.  Membership into The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals under the age of 40 who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of Matrimonial and Family Law, Bankruptcy Law, Immigration Law, Social Security Disability Law, Employment Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates Law. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7.

To find out more about Angela’s practice, please visit our website or call us at 309-662-5084.

Tax Issues in Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a difficult and stressful time.  To make matters worse, a divorce can have significant tax implications to the parties.  The attorneys at Allison & Mosby-Scott can help clients navigate the complexity of a divorce, including the tax issues that arise out of a divorce.  To help clients understand some of the tax issues that arise out of a divorce, we’ve published this Tax Issues in Divorce guide.  To find out more, please visit our web-site or call us at 309-662-5084.

Captive Insurance Deskbook Now Available Through the ABA

Allison & Mosby-Scott is pleased to announce that The Captive Insurance Deskbook is now available for pre-order through the American Bar Association and will be available for delivery on April 1, 2018.  Our very own Michael T. Scott is the author of the chapter on the role of corporate counsel in the operations of captive insurance companies.  The Captive Insurance Deskbook is available on the ABA’s website.