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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

October 2006Volume 94Number 10Pages 509-568

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Practice News

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Illinois Law Update

Employers not responsible for employee fatigue; strict compliance required under Transit Act; new visitation rights for grandparents, siblings; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

532
Wills | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
More and more lawyers say it's a bad idea. But what do you do instead? Is a central will repository the answer?
538
Judges | By
Albert J. Klumpp Ph
Are judicial retention elections impervious to information-based voting? An analysis of voting patterns suggests not.
542
Referral Directory
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546
Family Law | By
Alison G. Turoff
What happens when parties empower the mediator not only to help resolve disputes, but also to investigate and punish breaches of the agreement?
550
Environmental Law | By
Charles J. Northrup
Learn about federal rules, effective next month, governing the "all appropriate inquiry" necessary to establish the innocent landowner defense under CERCLA.
554
Guardianship | By
Anthony E. Rothert
If a ward moves or travels to another state, will his or her guardian's power be acknowledged? This article explores this and related questions.

Columns

516
President’s Page | By
Irene F. Bahr
The ISBA must fight to protect this longstanding principle against federal encroachment.
558
Family Law | By
H. Joseph Gitlin
Make sure restrictions on intrastate removal are reasonable, Gitlin says.
559
For New Lawyers
A guide for representing condo buyers. 
560
Real Estate Law | By
James K. Weston
Illinois' anti-mortgage-fraud program debuted September 1. Will it fulfill its intended purpose?
562
Loss Prevention | By
Karen Erger
Tips for creating your firm's emergency plan.