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There is Ample Sunshine Already
Article, Page 139
The Illinois House has passed, and the Senate is considering, a bill that would limit the power of the parties and the court to bar access to information in litigation involving "public hazards."
Three-year bingo licenses are now available P.A. 093-0742
Illinois Law Update, Page 456
Effective immediately, for a triennial fee of $600, the Department of Revenue shall issue a license for the conducting of bingo to any bona fide religious, charitable, labor, fraternal, youth athletic, senior citizen, educational, or veterans' organization organized in Illinois.
Title work is lawyers' work
Lawpulse, Page 334
Leading real estate practitioners warn their fellow lawyers not to cede control over title work to realtors.
Transmitters of Money Must Make License Disclosures P.A. 93-0535
Illinois Law Update, Page 16
The Transmitters of Money Act ("TOMA") now provides that authorized sellers engaging in the business of transmitting money on behalf of a licensee must conspicuously display a disclosure notice supplied by the licensee.
Trial court did not abuse its discretion in awarding $8,500 a month in child support even though the monthly amount spent on the child was $1,000 and the total monthly household expenses were $4,000.
Illinois Law Update, Page 124
On December 10, 2003, the Appellate Court of Illinois, Fourth District, upheld the order of the Circuit Court of Vermillion County ordering the non-custodial parent, a professional athlete, to pay $8,500 in monthly child support.
Trusts for Domestic Animals are Valid; P.A. 93-0668
Illinois Law Update, Page 292
Effective January 1, 2005, the Illinois Trust and Trustees Act will acknowledge the validity of a trust for the care of one or more designated domestic or pet animals.
Untangle Your Web Site
Column, Page 222
Yes, you really do need a Web site, and these FAQs will help you make the most of it.
Verbatim-record provision to meeting law amended
Lawpulse, Page 450
The legislature amended the Open Meetings Act to clarify that verbatim recordings are accessible only in litigation over whether the public body violated the Act. Is the amendment too restrictive?