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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

September 2006Volume 94Number 9Pages 449-508

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Practice News

464
Illinois Law Update

Eavesdropping statute applies only where all parties intended privacy; quitclaim deed requires notification of previous owners; electronic tax payments are timely if started prior to due date; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

468
Attorneys | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
What is a client of "limited means" for reporting purposes? What kinds of services count as "pro bono"? Justice Kilbride and others talk about pro bono reporting.
474
Family Law / Attorney Fees | By
Donald C. Schiller
A look at what the cases say about what constitutes a "reasonable" attorney fee in a divorce proceeding.
484
Corporations | By
William E. Westerbeke
A carefully crafted compliance checklist can help board members stand up to today's careful scrutiny. 
490
Municipal Law / Constitutional Law | By
Kara N. Lundy
Here's how counsel for municipalities can cure three common sign-ordinance infirmities.
494
Liens / Real Estate Law | By
Barbara A. Gimbel
and
Edward J. Anderson
A lender can take priority as lienholder even over a third party who recorded first. Find out how.

Columns

454
Letters
Getting beyond deed and green?
456
President’s Page | By
Irene F. Bahr
This exciting benefit more than repays your dues investment.
499
For New Lawyers
Can a client's unemployed ex reduce his child support obligation?
500
Business Law | By
Lin Hanson
A refresher course on corporate voting rights.
504
Finding Illinois Law | By
Thomas Keefe
It's now an excellent starting point for research.