September 2005 • Volume 93 • Number 9
Motion for summary judgment must be based on pleadings; maintenance provisions of IMDMA revised; reporting requirements defined for appointees with interests in state contracts; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
New Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas shares his views on civility, mandatory CLE, and more.
The new act takes effect next month: here are the most important changes to Chapters 7 and 13.
Can, say, the child of divorced parents force Dad to pay for college as he promised Mom he would? Find out how and when to use this theory on behalf of your clients.
When can lawyers for parents, children, and other parties seek appellate review in child protection cases? This article discusses the details.
When a court interprets a statute in favor of a criminal defendant, must that interpretation be applied to events that happened before that case
was decided? Yes, this author opines.
If we want to improve the image of our profession, let's improve the practice of family law.
While the Illinois Supreme Court's most recent qui tam case is a victory for plaintiffs, it further clouds standing doctrine.
Pre-planning helps make endings happy – or at least less unhappy.
A necessary first step in legal research is to identify what an answer might look like and where one might find it.