Publications

Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

May 2008Volume 96Number 5Pages 221-268

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Practice News

236
Illinois Law Update

Restrictive covenant unenforceable due to termination agreement; driving on Sunday not reasonable suspicion for traffic stop; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

240
Attorneys | By
G. M. Filisko
Learn the warning signs of addiction and what you can do to help a colleague - or yourself.
244
Family Law | By
Michael K. Goldberg
Grandparents must show that the child's health, safety, and welfare will be adversely affected if visitation is denied, the supreme court rules.
248
Real Estate Law | By
Philip J. Vacco
Improper handling of buyer incentives on the HUD Settlement Statement can make you an unwitting participant in mortgage fraud.
252
Evidence | By
Hon. William J. Haddad
Learn how to use circumstantial evidence to show that e-mail really came from the purported sender.
256
Civil Practice | By
James W. Hilliard
Courts use the doctrine to refer an issue to an administrative agency for expert determination. Here's how it works in Illinois.

Columns

228
President’s Page | By
Joseph G. Bisceglia
A lesson on the rule of law from the old West.
260
The Judge’s Corner | By
Hon. Ron Spears
Reason can change minds when rudeness won't.
262
Estate Planning | By
David A. Berek
and
Fred R. McMorris
Consult Dowling for guidance on fee arrangements and how to describe them in engagement letters.
264
Finding Illinois Law | By
Tom Gaylord
Use these tools to find and stay up with blawgs.