Real estate lawyer John O’Brien brings his nonconfrontational style to the ISBA’s top job.
July 2009 • Volume 97 • Number 7 • Pages 321–376
While Illinois has no statewide electronic filing system, several county initiatives are at various stages of implementation.
Presenting Illinois’ confusing DUI sentencing options as a chart enables practitioners to see at a glance which penalties their clients face.
In our mobile society, lawyers in common-law jurisdictions like Illinois can’t afford to be ignorant of community property basics.
As a rule, character evidence is inadmissible in civil cases even if proved circumstantially. Here are two exceptions to the rule.
Tough economic times make ISBA membership essential to your practice.
Have a research project? Go back to law school, or at least to a law school library near you.
Here’s a formula for determining maintenance that reflects the standard of living during marriage.
Financial institutions seem to be hoarding bailout money, not lending it.
Is it customary for a court to award maintenance and/or attorney’s fees to a noncustodial parent who is on public assistance (the custodial parent is surviving on $34K per year)?