Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Kelly M. Greco

The Shrinking Warranty of Habitability: Fattah v. Bim

By Kelly M. Greco
October
2016
Article
Page 36
If a buyer waives the implied warranty of habitability and later sells the home, does that waiver protect the builder against claims by the second buyer, even if buyer #2 didn't know about the waiver? In Fattah v. Bim, the Illinois Supreme Court says "yes."

Challenging Voluntary Acknowledgments of Paternity

By Kelly M. Greco & Stephanie R. Hammer
September
2014
Article
Page 432
Parties in juvenile and divorce cases sometimes want to challenge a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity under the Illinois Parentage Act. Find out when and why these efforts succeed.

No More ‘Debtors’ Prison’: Greater Notice, Protections for Judgment Debtors

By Kelly M. Greco & Stephanie R. Hammer
March
2013
Article
Page 134
A recently enacted law gives debtors better notice of collection proceedings and protects their rights once they have begun.

Enforcing Non-Compete Clauses in Illinois after Reliable Fire

By Kelly M. Greco, David J. Fish, & Shannon Barnaby
April
2012
Article
Page 196
A look at enforcing restrictive covenants in the wake of the Illinois Supreme Court's Reliable Fire ruling, complete with practice tips for lawyers on both sides of a non-compete case.

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