Collection Agency Act amended. PA 095-0437June 2008Illinois Law Update, Page 284The Collection Agency Act has been amended to add two new sections. 225 ILCS 425/9.1 and 9.2. The Act sets requirements for debt collectors or collection agencies regarding communication with persons other than the debtor, and communication in connection with debt collection.
Assignees of debt entitled to original interestMay 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 230On March 3, 2006, the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District, affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Knox County, holding that the plaintiff, PRA III, LLC (PRA), was entitled to charge interest on the defendant's debt at the rate agreed upon when the defendant originally incurred the debt, even though PRA was not a party to the original agreement.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJuly 2001Column, Page 338Golfers in the (legal) news; capital punishment and the mentally retarded; and more.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJanuary 2001Column, Page 10Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.
College Savings PoolJuly 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 380On March 24, 2000, the Illinois Treasurer's Office adopted emergency rules to section 2500 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 23 Ill Adm Code 2500.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJuly 2000Column, Page 378Grandparents lose at High Court—but how much? HMOs lose in one high court, win in another; and more.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Mark S. MathewsonMay 2000Column, Page 251You've got mail ... from a client ... and it's OK; fraudulent transfers and tenancy by the entirety; and more.