November 2007 • Volume 95 • Number 11
No release of workers comp claim where contrary to public policy: judicial estoppel does not protect against malpractice; AIDS Confidentiality Act ameded; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
What can we do for elderly clients who aren't making good financial decisions because they aren't fully competent?
The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 requires estate planners to devise new ways to protect the assets of clients who face long nursing-home stays. Illinois hasn't implemented the law, but it will.
Differences in the order-of-protection process under the IMDMA and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act create an opportunity for petioners to gain an unfair advantage in divorce.
A statute requiring prison time instead of court supervision for adult first-time DUI offenders who were transporting minors conflicts with existing law, this author argues.
Suppose your associate or paralegal shows up late for work. Can you dock her pay without transforming her fram an exempt to a nonexempt employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act?
Anti-SLAPP law gives "unwarranted protection".
In a season of plenty, don't forget the less fortunate. Here are ways lawyers can help.
Defining burdens of proof can be hard. But they're easier to understand than to define.
It's not too late to implement some tax-saving strategies for your estate-planning clients.
The General Assembly Web site's free "My Legislation" feature lets you stay abreast of new public acts.
What do you do with a difficult judge?