Articles From 2020

Call for Articles Elder Law, March 2020 Information on submitting articles for the newsletter.
Call for Articles Elder Law, February 2020 Information on submitting articles for the newsletter.
Call for Articles Elder Law, January 2020 Information on submitting articles for the newsletter.
Can I Date Without Losing My Maintenance? By Jordan Rosenberg, Shana Vitek, & James Quigley Family Law, June 2020 The meaning of "cohabitation" under section 510 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is not defined and, as a result, the concept has been frequently litigated and continues to change as the caselaw evolves.
Can Lawyers Ethically Accept Cryptocurrency? By Mark C. Palmer Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2020 An analysis of the ethical concerns that arise from paying for legal services with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Can We Mediate Complex Construction Claims? By Hon. Lisa Curcio, (ret.) Construction Law, January 2020 Complex construction claims can be resolved or narrowed through mediation.
Career Services Offices and the Young Practitioner By Matthew V. Chimienti Young Lawyers Division, January 2020 Law school career services offices are an often-overlooked resource for young lawyers hoping to change jobs, transition into a different area of practice, or hang their own shingle.
CARES Act Includes Substantial Revisions to the Federal Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records (42 C.F.R. Part 2) By Gerald (Jud) E. DeLoss, J.D. Elder Law, November 2020 Among the numerous provisions in the CARES Act to address COVID-19 are significant revisions to the federal regulations governing the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records.
CARES Act Includes Substantial Revisions to the Federal Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records (42 C.F.R. Part 2) By Gerald (Jud) E. DeLoss, J.D. Mental Health Law, October 2020 Among the numerous provisions in the CARES Act to address COVID-19 are significant revisions to the federal regulations governing the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records.
The CARES Act Provides Tax Relief for Individual Taxpayers By Lawrence J. Gregory, JD,CPA Trusts and Estates, April 2020 On March 27, 2020, the president signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—the largest stimulus package in American history—into law.
The Carle Foundation v. Department of Revenue: Will It Become a Real-Life Version of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce? By Keith Staats State and Local Taxation, March 2020 In Carle Foundation v. Illinois Department of Revenue et al., the court ruled that the Carle Foundation is entitled to charitable property tax exemptions for four parcels for the 2005–2011 tax years.
CASA’s Inaugural Hands Across Illinois Event By Missy Greathouse Child Law, June 2020 Child abuse and neglect awareness is needed now more than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Case Briefs Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2020 Summaries of recent cases of interest to alternative dispute resolution practitioners.
Case Briefs Alternative Dispute Resolution, August 2020 Recent cases of interest to ADR practitioners.
Case Briefs Alternative Dispute Resolution, April 2020 Recent cases of interest to ADR practitioners.
Case Briefs Alternative Dispute Resolution, January 2020 Recent cases of interest to ADR practitioners.
The Case for Civility: My Perspective By Robert Fioretti Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, March 2020 Three lessons in civility that you can learn in the courtroom.
The Case for Civility: My Perspective By Robert Fioretti Bench and Bar, January 2020 Three lessons in civility that you can learn in the courtroom.
Case Law Updates By Susan Goldberg Child Law, March 2020 Summaries of recent cases of interest to child law practitioners.
Case Management Lessons From ‘The Art of War’ Part 2: Substance and Application By Timothy S. Midura & Colleen L. Sahlas Trusts and Estates, April 2020 The second in a three-part series of articles that extrapolates case management lessons from military principles taught in The Art of War by Sun Tzu.
Case Management Lessons From ‘The Art of War’ Part 3: Substance and Application (Continued) By Timothy S. Midura & Colleen L. Sahlas Trusts and Estates, June 2020 The final article in a series of articles which extrapolates case management lessons from military principles taught in 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu.
Case Management Lessons From ‘The Art of War’—Part 1: Introduction By Timothy S. Midura & Colleen L. Sahlas Trusts and Estates, January 2020 This series of articles will challenge you to use 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu as inspiration to think creatively, strategically, and tactically in your case planning and implementation.
Case Names and Holdings Insurance Law, December 2020 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically, and their holdings.
Case Names and Holdings Insurance Law, April 2020 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically, and their holdings.
A Case Note on Arika M. v. Christopher M. By Jared A. Giuffre Child Law, January 2020 In Arika M. v. Christopher M., the appellate court established whether 750 ILCS 5/606.5(c) or 735 ILCS 5/8-2601 applies to child hearsay statements during an order of protection hearing when an alleged abuser is a parent of the child.
A Case Note on In re Marriage of Elliott By Hon. Randall B. Rosenbaum Child Law, January 2020 The appellate court addressed two main issues in In re Marriage of Elliott: 1) Whether the husband should have been held in indirect civil contempt; and 2) whether the new or old child support law applied to a modification proceeding.
Case Note: People v. Morger By Mark Wykoff & Julia Wykoff Criminal Justice, April 2020 In People v. Morger, the Illinois Supreme Court considered whether a “complete ban on accessing ‘social networking websites’ as a condition of probation is unreasonable and unconstitutional under the First Amendment.”
Case Note: Recent Illinois Appellate Court Analysis of Adverse Possession By Timothy Hammersmith Real Estate Law, July 2020 A recent appellate case, Christine Valenziano and C.J.W. Development Company v. Rachel L. Stewart f/k/a Rachel O’Connor, provides some good insight on issues surrounding claims for adverse possession.
Case Notes By Juliet Boyd Traffic Laws and Courts, February 2020 Summaries of two recent appellate cases of interest.
Case Study: In re Marriage of Solecki—Examining its Ruling and Potential Consequences By Stephanie L. Tang Young Lawyers Division, September 2020 In re Marriage of Solecki joins a handful of cases in opening the doors for future modification claims and potential invalidation of child support provisions contained in marital settlement agreements and judgments for dissolution of marriage that a court finds does not comport with section 505 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act.

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