Browse articles by year: 2016 (211)
Illinois Supreme Court cares for caretakers
LawPulse, Page 392
The high court upholds the Probate Act provision that allows a claim against the estate by selected relatives who serve as custodial caretakers.
Incivility: The Exception, Not the Rule
Column, Page 8
A few years ago, as we finished closing arguments in a trial, my opposing counsel came over, shook my hand, and congratulated me on a job well done. I reciprocated with the same compliment.
Increased child care subsidies
Illinois Law Update, Page 120
On December 1, 2001, the Illinois Department of Human Services (department) adopted emergency amendments to section 50 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 50.
Increased fines for digging without calling JULIE P.A. 92-0179
Illinois Law Update, Page 344
Gov. George H. Ryan signed legislation last July that amends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act (Act) (for an in-depth look, see William Zieske's article beginning on page 354).
IRPTA; goodbye and good riddance
LawPulse, Page 114
Real estate lawyers applaud the demise of the Illinois Responsible Property Transfer Act, which they say produced useless paperwork and little else.
Issuance of licenses
Illinois Law Update, Page 14
On September 24, 2001, the Illinois Office of the Secretary of State adopted an emergency amendment to section 1030 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1030.
JULIE, Digger and Liability for Damage to Buried Utilities
Article, Page 354
A review of the newly amended Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act, which protects underground utilities from construction damage and governs the legal relationship between contractors and utilities