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Howard London’s Legal Cases

12 total


  • In re Marriage of McLauchlan, 2012 IL App (1st) 102114, 966 N.E.2d 1151

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Reversed trial court's decision to award ex-wife maintenance based on a percentage of retirement funds which former husband had withdrawn because he lost his job and had no other source of funds to live on.
  • In re Marriage of Karafotas, 402 Ill.App.3d 566, 932 N.E.2d 510 (2010)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Won ruling that ex-wife was entitled to 50% of proceeds from post-judgment sale of Class A stock, which former husband had received when the Chicago Mercantile Exchange went public. He had received Class A stock and Class B stock by virtue of his CME membership in connection with the public offering. Husband had agreed to give the wife 50% of the sale proceeds if he ever sold his membership. The appellate agreed that his sale of Class A stock he received when his CME membership was converted into Class B stock amounted to such a sale.
  • In re Marriage of Holthaus, 387 Ill.App.3d 367, 899 N.E.2d 355 (2008)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Clarified standard for relevant date for determining dissipation of marital assets. Reversed trial court’s decision that wife could not be charged with dissipating thousands of dollars in marital funds through her gambling losses while the marriage was falling apart.
  • In re Marriage of Brenner, 235 Ill.App.3d 840, 601 N.E.2d 1270 (1992)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    (not available)
  • In re Marriage of Smoller, 218 Ill.App.3d 340, 578 N.E.2d 256 (1991)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Reversed denial of a dissolution of marriage on grounds of irreconcilable differences where wife didn't want the divorce but client-husband did.
  • In re Marriage of Suarez, 148 Ill.App.3d 849, 499 N.E.2d 642 (1986)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Won right for husband to reopen divorce case where his business lost its major customer after trial ended but before final judgment was entered.
  • In re Marriage of Hilkovitch, 124 Ill.App.3d 401, 464 N.E.2d 795 (1984)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    (not available)
  • In re Marriage of Perry, 96 Ill.App.3d 370, 421 N.E.2d 274 (1981)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Overturned oral financial settlement in divorce case where the wife contended she was rushed into agreeing to an unfair settlement.
  • In re Marriage of Hofstetter, 102 Ill.App.3d 392, 430 N.E.2d 79 (1981)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Affirmed trial court’s decision to grant wife exclusive possession of marital home, where she testified husband had hit and threatened her, despite husband’s claim that the home was his premarital property.
  • In re Marriage of Cleveland, 99 Ill.App.3d 293, 425 N.E.2d 475 (1981)

    Practice Area:
    Divorce and separation
    Outcome:
    Won appeal.
    Description:
    Affirmed trial court’s decision that husband’s conveyance of marital home to wife was a gift to her, despite husband’s contention that he deeded the property to wife solely to avoid his creditors and did not intend to make a gift.