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Articles From Edward S. Margolis

Pleading Lack of Knowledge: Not a Denial Under Illinois Law

By Edward S. Margolis
July
2016
Article
Page 44
Practitioners and judges should be aware that pleading lack of knowledge in response to an allegation in a civil case is not a denial and should not be treated as one in subsequent pleadings.

Advantage to Creditor: Understanding Preference Actions and Available Defenses

By Edward S. Margolis
November
2005
Article
Page 590
The bankruptcy reform law adds some new pro-creditor wrinkles to defending preference actions.

Special Appearance Revisited: Preserving a Jurisdictional Challenge Without an Evidentiary Hearing

By Edward S. Margolis
June
2001
Article
Page 317
Section 2-301 of the Code of Civil Procedure may just be the answer.

Suing Out-of-State Defendants in Illinois: Minimum Contacts after TCA, Ruprecht and Chalek

By Edward S. Margolis
August
2000
Article
Page 458
An analysis of recent cases that may affect the right to enforce business contracts in Illinois.

Rediscovering the Truth: Requests for Admissions Are Not Discovery

By Edward S. Margolis
April
1999
Article
Page 214
A pair of recent Illinois Supreme Court decisions have given practitioners a powerful tool for narrowing issues of fact.

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