Articles From Michael Sue

Exception to six-year statute of repose for attorney malpractice applies to any mechanism, be it probate or non-probate distribution By Michael Sue Trusts and Estates, November 2002 Section 13-214.3(c) of the Code of Civil Procedure (the Limitations Act or the Statute of Repose) (735 ILCS 5/13-214.3(c) (West 1994)) prescribes that in the event an attorney is sued for malpractice for services rendered regarding a client's estate, the claimant has six years to file the claim.

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