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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2005Volume 93Number 10Pages 489-548

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Practice News

506
Illinois Law Update

Strict compliance with Supreme Court Rule 605(a) not mandatory; section 1(D)(f) of Adoption Act violates equal protection; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

510
Practice of Law | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
Three ISBA members speak from experience about the joys and challenges of solo practice.
518
Bankruptcy | By
Bruce C. Scalambrino
Though bankruptcy reform may be bad news for consumers and their attorneys, creditors will find much to like in the new law.
524
Eminent Domain | By
John H. Brechin
An approving look at the U.S. Supreme Court's much-criticized Kelo v City of New London.
530
Civil Practice / Remedies | By
Richard L. Miller II
A step-by-step guide to seeking temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
534
Creditor’s Rights | By
Timothy C. Culbertson
An oft-neglected Illinois UCC requirement for describing collateral could be a pitfall for secured creditors.

Columns

494
Letters
Proving irreconcilable differences.
496
President’s Page | By
Robert K. Downs
Let's improve our public image by promoting civility and punishing misconduct.
538
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
Financial mediators, more than custody mediators, must know the fine points of the law.
540
Real Estate Law | By
James K. Weston
 Is HUD trying once again to amend the RESPA statute by regulation?
542
Risk Prevention | By
Karen Erger
You teach by example – is your example worth emulating?