Illinois Bar Journal

Author Index Michael G. Cortina

Confessions of an Illinois Judgment

By Michael G. Cortina
November
2010
Article
, Page 578
As more loans go bad, banks looking to collect from defaulting borrowers are turning to judgments by confession. Here's how they work.

Banks and Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas: Resolving the Hobbesian Dilemma

By Michael G. Cortina
April
2006
Article
, Page 200
Try not to let your bank clients get caught between the conflicting dictates of state and federal privacy laws.

Citations Versus Non-Wage Garnishments: Which is Right for Your Collection Case?

By Michael G. Cortina
July
2005
Article
, Page 362
This article discusses the two principal devices for reaching a judgment debtor's assets held by banks and other non-employer third parties.

Mechanics Liens and Slander of Title: The Case for Absolute Privilege

By Michael G. Cortina
May
2004
Article
, Page 267
The author argues that mechanics-lien filers are protected from slander of title claims by the privilege for statements made during litigation.

Select a Different Author