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Freedom of Information Act laws enhanced. PA 096-0542
Illinois Law Update, Page 180
State lawmakers recently beefed up sunshine laws to help ensure open and transparent government. (For more, see Two Cheers for the New Freedom of Information Act in the February IBJ.)
GALS and cross-cultural custody
LawPulse, Page 558
For custody disputes involving international and immigrant families, determining what's best for the child can be especially difficult.
Get Ready for the New Illinois Power of Attorney Act
Article, Page 568
A sweeping rewrite of this important Act creates new statutory POA forms for healthcare and property that better protect principals, agents, and third parties. Here's what you need to know - and see the link to new statutory forms on page 569.
A Guide To The Illinois Domestic Violence Act
Article, Page 250
The Act, with a powerful arsenal of civil relief centered on the order of protection, offers help and hope to victims of domestic violence. Here's an overview of its provisions.
Humpty Dumpty Child
Column, Page 588
Healing broken children is hard but essential work.
Illinois amends community care program for elderly
Illinois Law Update, Page 292
The Illinois Department on Aging (the department) modified the state's community care program to add an emergency home response service (EHRS) as a core service under the program.