Articles From Alicia Hill Ruiz

“Property plus” – A new well-being standard for the family pet in marriage dissolution proceedings By Alicia Hill Ruiz Animal Law, November 2017 On January 1, 2018, Illinois begins its work as the first state to mandate that in any allocation of a marital asset companion animal under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (“IMDMA”), the court “...shall take into consideration the well-being of the companion animal.”
Alternative dispute resolution in Illinois Agriculture By Alicia Hill Ruiz Alternative Dispute Resolution, April 2001 Illinois farmers can be counted among those choosing mediation when it is offered as an alternative method of resolving disputes

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