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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
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. 
346
Letters to the Editor
"Legal Advocacy Service'' revealed...
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.