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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

July 1999Volume 87Number 7Pages 341-392

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Practice News

351
Illinois Law Update

Implied warranty of habitability does not extend to a clubhouse; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

354
Family Law | By
Ronda D. Taylor Glenn
and
Michelle R. Mosby-Scott
The QILDRO law, which provides for dividing state and local public pensions at divorce, took effect July 1. Here's the lowdown.
362
Family Law/Criminal Law | By
Celia Guzaldo Gamrath
Your client comes to you, Linda-Tripp style, with a tape-recorded conversation: What do you do? Read and find out.
368
Tort Law | By
Roy C. Dripps
Here's how to exclude evidence that would tend to lessen damages if admitted.
378
Tort Law | By
Jeffrey J. Knoll
Proving damages in soft-tissue cases can be difficult. This article offers tips.

Columns

346
Letters to the Editor
"Legal Advocacy Service'' revealed...
346
Editor’s Note | By
Stephen C. Buser
If matrimonial law is part of your practice, you won't want to miss Ronda Glenn's and Michelle Mosby-Scott's timely article on Illinois' QILDRO law, which took effect just days before this issue of the Journal arrived in your mailbox. 
347
President’s Page | By
Cheryl Niro
Many years ago I organized the statewide celebration of the Bicentennial of the U.S.
348
The Lawyer’s Journal | By
Bonnie McGrath
Different rulings on the same-part-of-the-body rule.
381
Practice Tips | By
Lara D. Kadlec
Courts have become more reluctant than ever to let parties deviate from the strict disclosure standards of Rule 213.
383
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Think no one would try to scam a lawyer? Think again.
385
Legal Communication | By
Lisa J. Freedman
Taking time to help associates to write better will pay in the long run.
387
Finding Illinois Law | By
James E. Duggan
Put the facts at your fingertips with these helpful references.