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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

June 2008Volume 96Number 6Pages 269-324

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Practice News

Articles

288
Law Practice Management | By
Helen W. Gunnarsson
Wondering whether your firm's compensation scheme needs an overhaul? Here's a look at what others are doing.
294
Civil Practice | By
Ross B. Edwards
A controversial new case from the Illinois Supreme Court bars the refiling of a voluntarily dismissed claim when a partially dispositive motion has been granted.
298
Real Estate Law | By
Brian R. Kalb
A discussion of recent HRRA cases, including a new one from the supreme court holding that the Act doesn't apply to subcontractors.
304
Evidence | By
Robert J. Steigmann
An Illinois Appellate Court justice says that a witness who disavows his or her own hearsay statements is not "unavailable" as to those statements.
310
Family Law | By
Thomas J. Kasper
Some OP remedies, such as temporary custody, can have a huge effect on a subsequent divorce. Find out how to protect your client's interest.

Columns

274
Letters
 Sharia law; Rukavina and law-related services.
276
President’s Page | By
Joseph G. Bisceglia
A look at how the ISBA's important work advanced this year.
309
Asked and Answered
An expensive daughter dilemma.
314
Business Law | By
Lin Hanson
Learn how creditors can get at an llC member's personal assets.
316
Loss Prevention | By
Karen Erger
Thoughtful domumentation promotes good communication and good decisions.
318
Civil Practice | By
Professor Jeffrey A. Parness
Two recent appellate cases limit the power to sue nonresidents.