2016 Spring Legislative RoundupBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2016Column, Page 46Bills decriminalizing cannabis possession and rewriting the LLC Act were among those approved this session.
Family Law Rewrite Signed by GovernorBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2015Article, Page 44A far-reaching revision of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is among the bills signed by the governor this session.
2014 Spring Session RoundupBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2014Column, Page 376Illinois legislators revised the health care POA, created guidelines for calculating maintenance, and more.
2003 Spring Session RoundupBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2003Column, Page 380A summary of key bills passed this session by the General Assembly.
2002 Spring Session RoundupBy Jim CovingtonAugust 2002Column, Page 398A revamped Uniform Partnership Act and new sex-abuse reporting requirements by clergy are among the many bills awaiting Gov. Ryan's signature at press time.
The Federal and Illinois Y2K ActsBy Jim CovingtonOctober 1999Column, Page 549Whether Jan. 1, 2000, is apocalyptic or just another bump in the road, practitioners need to familiarize themselves with these two acts.