Articles From 2010
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Tenancy by the entirety gets a boost
Lawpulse, Page 446
Spouses no longer must choose between the protection against creditors provided by tenancy by the entirety and the estate-planning advantages of a revocable inter vivos trust.
Article, Page 512
Limited scope or discrete task legal representation - aka "unbundling"- is a client- and lawyer-friendly idea whose time has come, proponents say.
Article, Page 408
Despite all the energy devoted to collegiality and professionalism, lawyers too often confront rudeness, even hostility, in opponents. Here's what to do.
Using Life Insurance to Secure a Maintenance Obligation
Article, Page 466
What happens when a maintenance-paying spouse dies shortly after the judge signs the dissolution judgment? Is the maintenance recipient out of luck? That may depend on where the case arose.
Violations of the Home Repair and Remodeling Act do not render a contract void and unenforceable
Illinois Law Update, Page 452
On June 30, 2010, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, reversed a decision of the Circuit Court of Cook County, finding that a contractor's procedural violations of the Home Repair and Remodeling Act ("the Act") (815 ILCS 513/1 et seq) did not preclude the contractor from asserting a mechanic's lien or breach of contract claim.
What's New at Illinois.gov?
Column, Page 592
The recently redesigned Illinois state homepage is an improvement over its predecessor.