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In This Issue…
- Understanding the requirements for adult guardianships
Effective January 1, 2019, the Probate Act gives spouses, adult grandchildren, parents, and adult siblings the right to petition for visitation with adults over whom guardianship has been established.
- Evidentiary admissions and judicial admissions: A quick refresher
Armstead v. National Freight, Inc. provides a good explanation of the differences between evidentiary admissions and judicial admissions.
- Top 10 tips for an effective settlement conference
While there are few guidelines for conducting settlement conferences with the judge in civil cases, there are ways to make a settlement conference more effective.
- The Intermediary Program – A 40-year uncompleted project of the Illinois State Bar Association
An overview of The Intermediary Program.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' judiciary.
Civil Practice Update - Fall 2019
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