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In This Issue…
- A few words from the Chair
A message from Frank Ariano.
- Request for volunteers to serve as receiver of a law practice
The ARDC is seeking volunteer attorneys who would be willing to serve as court-appointed receiver of a law practice of a deceased or disabled attorney.
- Remembering Justice Tobias “Toby” Barry
Justice Tobias “Toby” Barry, 92, of Ladd, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4,2017. He was a most respected and esteemed jurist and community leader, and will be greatly missed.
- Book review: Getting Started as a Real Estate Attorney, by Joseph R. Fortunato
This 130-page volume contains “everything-one-could-possibly-want-to-know” about practicing in the real estate transaction field, written by a recognized authority.
- Powers of attorney, living wills, advance directives and religion
Religious denominations may have their own suggested or recommended language-- consider informing your clients so that they may make informed decisions that don't contradict their religious beliefs.
- Bothered by unsolicited calls on your mobile phone?
Download Hiya and identify whether an incoming call is legitimate or spam!
- Book review: Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews
Author Jason Matthews was a CIA field operative for 33 years before retiring, and he appears to be using much of his CIA experiences as material for this book.
- Real estate tax exemptions in Illinois: A primer
Understanding the basics of real estate tax exemptions in Illinois.
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