Absent a written court order explicitly directing a plenary guardian to exercise powers of principal under agency pursuant to the Illinois Power of Attorney Act ("POA Act"), the appointment of a plenary guardian does not automatically revoke an existing POA for health care.
The Illinois Supreme Court addressed inconsistencies in awarding contributions toward attorney fees by pointing out that case precedent and the statutory language of 750 ILCS 5/508 complement one another.
Terry v. Ohio allows police to briefly detain someone if they have a reasonable suspicion he or she is engaged in criminal activity. But when is suspicion reasonable? This article looks at the cases and offers tips for filing and challenging Terry-based suppression motions.
Plaintiff's suit for negligent property maintenance was properly decided by the trial court on summary judgment because no genuine issue of fact existed since plaintiff failed to satisfy the burden of proving constructive notice.
Eligible offenders can petition the court for a certificate of good conduct, which among other things lowers the liability risk for employers who hire them. Here's why and how to help your client get one.
The Workers' Compensation Commission rolled out several amendments to their regulations at the end of November, including the adoption of a new part to implement the use of an electronic database to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Commission.