Browse articles by year: 2016 (240)
Living in a two story house
LawPulse, Page 382
Can parties be "separate and apart" for purposes of filing for divorce while still living under the same roof?
Column, Page 646
Series LLCs are a valuable tool, but they're expensive. here are some money-saving tips.
LawPulse, Page 226
Compulsive gambling is like other pathological behavior that leads lawyers astray, with a big difference – it's not treated as a mitigating factor by the ARDC.
Maintenance proceedings revised in IMDMA - PA 094-0089
Illinois Law Update, Page 446
Effective January 1, 2006, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (Act) (750 ILCS 5/101 et seq) is revised to provide that "any maintenance obligation, including any unallocated maintenance and child support obligation, or any portion of any support obligation.
Making settlement appealing
LawPulse, Page 62
On appeal, opponents rarely meet face to face and thus have little opportunity to explore settlement. A new program seeks to make settling easier at the appellate level.
More than the Blues
Column, Page 422
Know a lawyer who suffers from depression? Here's how to help.
A moving experience
LawPulse, Page 382
Did you know you can schedule your opponent's motion for hearing if he doesn't?
New guidelines for adult entertainment facilities PA 093-1056
Illinois Law Update, Page 116
Effective November 23, 2004, the Counties Code (55 ILCS 5) was amended by changing section 5-1097.5 to prohibit adult entertainment facilities from locating within 3,000 feet of the property boundaries of any school, day care center, cemetery, public park, forest preserve, public housing, and place of religious worship.
The New Illinois Gestational Surrogacy Act
Article, Page 240
In Illinois, a recently enacted statute governs would-be parents' contracts with surrogate mothers. Here's a look at what the new law does and doesn't do.