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A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • May 19

    CAN POLICE USE A NARCOTICS DOG TO SNIFF OUTSIDE YOUR HOME IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN POLICE USE A NARCOTICS DOG TO SNIFF OUTSIDE YOUR HOME IN ILLINOIS?
    If you’re stopped while driving a car, the police can use a dog to sniff for drugs around your car provided the search does not unduly prolong the traffic stop. But can the police use a dog to sniff around your house? The answer is…
  • May 4

    THE LAW OF PUBLIC INDECENCY IN ILLINOIS

    THE LAW OF PUBLIC INDECENCY IN ILLINOIS
    You were walking in the forest preserve, when that coffee you drank ran right through you. As it turns out, the preserve is a cruising area, which you may or may not have known. You start to unzip, thinking you are unobserved, when an…
  • Apr 24

    CAN RUNNING FROM POLICE BE GROUNDS FOR ARREST IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN RUNNING FROM POLICE BE GROUNDS FOR ARREST IN ILLINOIS?
    You like to walk at night. A police officer thought your presence late at night was suspicious so he stopped you. You didn’t want him to find the concealed weapon or the cocaine in your pocket, so you ran. Now you are charged with…
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Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • May 19

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month
    Riding a motorcycle comes with a significant set of risks, but these risks can be lessened by utilizing safe riding practices. For starters, motorcycles are much less crashworthy than their enclosed counterparts. A motorcycle’s small…
  • May 15

    Staying Safe While Keeping Fit

    Staying Safe While Keeping Fit
    It’s the time of year when people in and around Chicago start getting outside to shake off the rust from the winter and get back into their fitness routines. If you will be walking, jogging or riding your bike on the roads, here are…
  • May 12

    Failure to Diagnose or Misdiagnosis? Know the Difference.

    Failure to Diagnose or Misdiagnosis? Know the Difference.
    When you have an injury or illness, you rely on your doctor to provide sound medical advice. You are entrusting your health to a medical processional, and you expect him or her to make a diagnosis and prescribe a treatment plan that will put…
Rank this Week: 2554

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • May 19

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month

    May is Motorcycle Safety Month
    Riding a motorcycle comes with a significant set of risks, but these risks can be lessened by utilizing safe riding practices. For starters, motorcycles are much less crashworthy than their enclosed counterparts. A motorcycle’s small…
  • May 15

    Staying Safe While Keeping Fit

    Staying Safe While Keeping Fit
    It’s the time of year when people in and around Chicago start getting outside to shake off the rust from the winter and get back into their fitness routines. If you will be walking, jogging or riding your bike on the roads, here are…
  • May 12

    Failure to Diagnose or Misdiagnosis? Know the Difference.

    Failure to Diagnose or Misdiagnosis? Know the Difference.
    When you have an injury or illness, you rely on your doctor to provide sound medical advice. You are entrusting your health to a medical processional, and you expect him or her to make a diagnosis and prescribe a treatment plan that will put…
Rank this Week: 1400

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Inducement May Prove Healthier for Large Babie

    Inducement May Prove Healthier for Large Babie
    There is arguably no more natural process than pregnancy and delivery of a baby. The female body is wired for this process and most experts agree that the healthiest option for all concerned is to let nature take its course. But a growing…
  • May 5

    Injury Basics - The Risks of Breech Birth

    Injury Basics - The Risks of Breech Birth
    As the world celebrates the birth of a new royal princess, it is important to also recognize the risks of childbirth to both the mother and the baby. Parents expect physicians to act in a professional manner when diagnosing and treating…
  • Apr 30

    Choosing the Right Doctor for your Delivery

    Choosing the Right Doctor for your Delivery
    When a pregnant mother chooses a physician to deliver her baby, she expects a capable doctor who will act in a professional manner to protect her life and the life of her newborn. However, some women fail to adequately check the background of…
Rank this Week: 1077

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Illinois Court Rules against Motorcyclist Injured in ‘Wind Shear’ Case

    Illinois Court Rules against Motorcyclist Injured in ‘Wind Shear’ Case
    The Chicago Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of a decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court earlier this month, involving a claim for uninsured motorist coverage extending from a 2009 motorcycle accident that…
  • May 4

    Ford Recalls Place Millions of Motorists in Danger

    Ford Recalls Place Millions of Motorists in Danger
    The Chicago Auto Accident Injury Attorneys, of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C., take note of several recent vehicle recalls affecting more than a million vehicles manufactured by Ford Motor Company. The recalls involve later-models of the Ford…
  • May 1

    Teen Driver Accident Prevention: Car-buying Tips for Parent

    Teen Driver Accident Prevention: Car-buying Tips for Parent
    Decades of research and data have consistently identified the direct correlation between teen drivers and accident causation. In fact, the CDC reports an average of 7 fatalities per day amongst teens between the ages of 16 and 19, making…
Rank this Week: 861

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car accidents, bus accidents and bike accidents. By the Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.autoaccidentlawyers-blog.com/
  • May 18

    First Injury Lawsuits Filed against Amtrak

    First Injury Lawsuits Filed against Amtrak
    The first lawsuits have been filed against Amtrak after the deadly crash in Philadelphia in May 2015. The entire Amtrak train derailed in that accident, killing at least eight passengers and injuring more than 200 others. Train accident…
  • May 8

    Medical Helicopter Accident Claim

    Medical Helicopter Accident Claim
    In late April 2015, a medical helicopter picked up an injured hiker from the Barton Creek Greenbelt in Austin, Texas. A nurse descended onto the ground from the helicopter to secure the hiker, and the two were being hoisted back up into the…
  • Apr 30

    CTA Blamed for O'Hare Blue Line Crash

    CTA Blamed for O'Hare Blue Line Crash
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently concluded its investigation of the March 2013 train derailment at O'Hare Airport. The federal agency cited the train operator for falling asleep at the switch as well as the CTA for its…
Rank this Week: 2756

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Covers real estate development, environmental, finance and legal issues. By Ulmer Berne LLP.

http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com
  • May 18

    What Happens in Vegas…May End Up in a Blog

    What Happens in Vegas…May End Up in a Blog
    The ICSC Walapalooza starts this weekend in Vegas. The sheer number of people converging in one place and the talent level of them is staggering. And of course it is all hard work! I’m hoping to get a couple free minutes to meet with…
  • Apr 21

    What I Learned Today

    What I Learned Today
    I just attended the Advanced Commercial Lease Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. The Institute “brings together the brightest minds in the commercial leasing industry” to discuss “the most up-to-date and pressing…
  • Mar 18

    Project Parklet

    Project Parklet
    At the recent Accelerate 2015 (Cleveland Leadership Center) awards (http://www.cleveleads.org/AccelerateNEO/pitch-presenters), Cleveland natives and returnees, Whitney Hallock and Caroline Wagner, presented the idea for Project Parklet to…
Rank this Week: 3804

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • May 18

    Five Ways Illinois Couples Can Adopt Children

    Five Ways Illinois Couples Can Adopt Children
    For many Illinois couples, adoption is the right way to add a child to their family. This decision is often an emotional one and changes not only the adoptive parents’ lives, but the life of the adopted child and any of the…
  • May 11

    Lawyers Challenge Joliet Cops to Charity Softball Game

    Lawyers Challenge Joliet Cops to Charity Softball Game
    JOLIET – Usually cops and lawyers play hardball. But the Barristers and Counsel of Will County have challenged members of the Joliet Police Department to play a 12-inch softball game this summer, with proceeds from ticket sales going to…
  • May 11

    Talking to Children about Divorce

    Talking to Children about Divorce
    If you have recently made the decision to end your marriage, your child has undoubtedly picked up on the feelings of tension and imminent change between you and your spouse. If you are currently going through the divorce process or even if…
Rank this Week: 3821

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • May 18

    WARNING: Facebook is Not Private, Especially in Divorce Litigation

    WARNING: Facebook is Not Private, Especially in Divorce Litigation
    Facebook is perhaps the largest and, at least among adults, the most frequently used social networking site.  Users willingly and regularly post information regarding friends, hobbies, locations, relationship status, likes/dislikes,…
  • May 15

    Damn The Contract, I Want To Use The Embryo

    Damn The Contract, I Want To Use The Embryo
    The Sofia Vergara / Nick Loeb fight over the frozen embryos they created has cast a public eye on very personal issues.  While their case is only beginning, I represent someone in Illinois who has been involved in the exact same fight…
  • Apr 16

    Imputing Retained Earnings of a Sub-S Corporation for Purposes of Support

    Imputing Retained Earnings of a Sub-S Corporation for Purposes of Support
    The issue of whether a certain type of business profit should be considered personal income for support purposes has always been a difficult one.  A recent Illinois Appellate Court decision may have clarified the issue. By way of…
Rank this Week: 4799

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    The Danger To Bicyclists Posed By Sinkhole

    The Danger To Bicyclists Posed By Sinkhole
    In posts on this site, including the March 18, 2015 post titled “Safety Issues Regarding The Beginning Of The Chicago Bicycling Season” as well as June 13, 2014 post titled “Hazards To Chicago Bicyclists And Motorcyclists…
  • May 1

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago Height

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago Height
    There was a fatal bicycle accident Wednesday night (April 29, 2015) in Chicago Heights. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened at approximately 7:49 p.m., as a man riding a bicycle on Illinois Route 394 near the…
  • Apr 30

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash On The Stevenson Expressway

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash On The Stevenson Expressway
    There was a fatal three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning (April 29, 2015) on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Throop Street. According to the Illinois State Police, the accident happened at approximately 5:45 a.m. in the inbound lanes.…
Rank this Week: 3306

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3380

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • May 15

    Wills vs. Trust

    Wills vs. Trust
    Wills and Trusts are useful estate planning devices which serve different purposes. Both work together to create a complete estate plan. One main difference between a Will and a Trust is that a Will goes into effect only after you die, while…
  • May 9

    Chicago Law & Updating Your Estate Plan

    Chicago Law & Updating Your Estate Plan
    Once you have created an estate plan, it is important to keep it up to date. The following is a list of events which may trigger an estate plan update. Whether it is your first marriage or a later marriage, you may need to update your estate…
  • May 4

    No Contest Clauses in Illinois Will

    No Contest Clauses in Illinois Will
    A No Contest Clause, sometimes referred to as an in terrorem clause, is used in wills to prevent a beneficiary from challenging provisions in a will. The No Contest Clause would state that if a beneficiary challenges the validity of the…
Rank this Week: 1076

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • May 14

    C-Sections and Malpractice during Childbirth

    C-Sections and Malpractice during Childbirth
    It's no secret that medical costs in the United States are among the highest in the world, yet our healthcare system is far from the highest quality. Lesser known is the crisis in childbirth: that our maternal mortality rate is actually…
  • May 4

    How to Pursue A Psychiatric Malpractice Claim

    How to Pursue A Psychiatric Malpractice Claim
    In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the medical malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins explore how psychiatric negligence and abuse cases work. This is a unique form of medical malpractice, as patients often see their…
  • Apr 23

    Chicago Hospital Owner Guilty of Schemes to Harm Patient

    Chicago Hospital Owner Guilty of Schemes to Harm Patient
    Three executives of the now-defunct Sacred Heart Hospital have been found guilty of a massive fraud scheme that led to serious patient harm and deaths. The executives were convicted of bribing doctors to send Medicare and Medicaid patients to…
Rank this Week: 3262

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 14

    Unhappy Litigant Cannot Sue The Opposing Party’s Lawyer

    Unhappy Litigant Cannot Sue The Opposing Party’s Lawyer
    Workforce Solutions v. Sara L. Pettinger and Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C., 2105 IL (1st) 121265-U. In 2006, Workforce sued Urban Services of America, Inc., for breach of contract when Urban allegedly failed to pay for…
  • May 12

    Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Litigation Malpractice Case

    Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Litigation Malpractice Case
    The case is captioned USF Holland, Inv. v. Radogno, Cameli and Hoag, P.C., Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 2014. The case arose out of an underlying personal injury case in which Holland was sued for damages after one of its trucks…
  • Apr 28

    ARDC Hearing Board Dismisses Charges Against Lawyer

    ARDC Hearing Board Dismisses Charges Against Lawyer
    Filed April 27. The ARDC charged a lawyer handling a divorce, Justin Tedrowe, with wrongfully altering a form, obstructing justice and defrauding an opponent. Tedrowe sucessfully defended himself at trial. An accusation that a lawyer altered…
Rank this Week: 1717

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 14

    The Use of Social Media in Chicago Criminal Case

    The Use of Social Media in Chicago Criminal Case
    Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are changing more than just how we communicate with friends and family. It is changing the way law enforcement and criminal defense attorneys handle their cases as well. The Oak Brook…
  • May 12

    FBI Admits Errors in Analysis of DNA Evidence

    FBI Admits Errors in Analysis of DNA Evidence
    A joint task force comprised of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers released a report in April indicating that in at least 90% of…
  • May 8

    Decriminalization of Marijuana One Step Closer in Illinoi

    Decriminalization of Marijuana One Step Closer in Illinoi
    The Illinois House of Representatives passed a bill that would decriminalize possession of marijuana. Passage comes on the heels of a recent announcement made by Cook County state’s attorney Anita Alvarez that her office will no longer…
Rank this Week: 1710

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Covers mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.mesotheliomaattorney-blog.com/
  • May 13

    Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine Coming to the U.S.

    Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine Coming to the U.S.
    An agreement between the Cuban Immunology Center and a New York cancer institute was recently finalized, bringing a new lung cancer vaccine to American patients. The vaccine, Cimavax, is expected to gain approval in six to eight months, with…
  • May 6

    Cancer from Asbestos-Containing Talcum Powder

    Cancer from Asbestos-Containing Talcum Powder
    Talcum powder has recently been linked to ovarian and uterine cancer in women who used the product in the genital area over long periods of time. This has resulted in massive news coverage and multi-million dollar lawsuits against companies…
  • Apr 28

    SSD and SSDI Benefits for Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma Patient

    SSD and SSDI Benefits for Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma Patient
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer and mesothelioma every year, which can make it impossible to earn a living. For this reason, the Social Security Administration offers disability benefits to patients with…
Rank this Week: 3260

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • May 12

    Deflated Footballs, Illinois Law and “More Probable Than Not”

    Deflated Footballs, Illinois Law and “More Probable Than Not”
    On first brush, it may seem preposterous that deflated footballs in New England would have any relevance to the every day work of a Chicago personal injury law firm. Perhaps, the most common thread is that one of the attorneys at Leopold…
  • May 5

    What is a Medical Lien?

    What is a Medical Lien?
    One of the most common questions clients ask is why an insurance company, doctor or hospital has placed a lien on the proceeds from their claim settlement or lawsuit verdict? A lien is a type of claim seeking to recover money spent by a…
  • Apr 24

    Equitable Tolling Can Extend the Time Limits for Suing the Government

    Equitable Tolling Can Extend the Time Limits for Suing the Government
    Dealing with the government can sometimes be a daunting task. Whether trying to get a question answered by the IRS or simply attempting to find the right postage on a package at the post office, the bureaucracy and red tape can frustrate the…
Rank this Week: 1952

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit…

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit Update

Covers compliance issues, tax exemption, real estate, intellectual property and charitable fundraising issues affecting nonprofits.

http://wagenmakerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    Better Together: Washington State Expands Self-Insurance Risk Pools to Nonprofit

    Better Together: Washington State Expands Self-Insurance Risk Pools to Nonprofit
     Insurance can be expensive, but not having insurance is sometimes even more costly!  One solution within many industries is risk pooling – that is, to join with others and effectively self-insure together, thereby spreading…
  • May 9

    Federal Appeals Court Chimes In: IRS Not Above Constitution

    Federal Appeals Court Chimes In: IRS Not Above Constitution
    “Pummeled,” “raked over the coals,” and “almost laughed out of court” – these are news descriptions of the recent judicial thrashing of the IRS during oral argument in Z Street v. Koskinen.  It…
  • Apr 30

    An Introduction to Nonprofit Financial Statement

    An Introduction to Nonprofit Financial Statement
    The following article is provided courtesy of Cathedral Consulting Group, LLC, a Milwaukee-based firm that helps small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations and private companies to grow their enterprises through the implementation of best…
Rank this Week: 2493

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • May 12

    Beware Corporate Compliance Scams Posing as the Illinois Secretary of State

    Beware Corporate Compliance Scams Posing as the Illinois Secretary of State
         In a world preoccupied with internet spam and phishing attacks, beware the old school scalawags who operate their rip-offs through the U.S. mail!  Like their online counterparts, they are trying to lighten your wallet…
  • May 9

    Beware Corporate Compliance Scams Posing as the Illinois Secretary of State

    Beware Corporate Compliance Scams Posing as the Illinois Secretary of State
         In a world preoccupied with internet spam and phishing attacks, beware the old school scalawags who operate their rip-offs through the U.S. mail!  Like their online counterparts, they are trying to lighten your wallet…
  • Mar 10

    Managing Your Post-Mortem Facebook Legacy

    Managing Your Post-Mortem Facebook Legacy
         The central tragedy of human existence is that our lives on the earthly plane are finite. Saint or sinner, the time must come when each of us departs this.  But whether or not you believe in an afterlife, there is a…
Rank this Week: 1716

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch…

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch Blog

Illinois attorney blog for estate planning, wills, trusts and probate.

http://www.illinoisestateplan.com/blog
  • May 12

    Ernie Banks Estate, Part 4: Citations to Discover and Recover

    Ernie Banks Estate, Part 4: Citations to Discover and Recover
    Cubs legend Ernie Banks died nearly 4 months ago, but his estate continues to make headlines as new facts and twists trickle out in the legal wrangling between his caretaker and his family. The ultimate battle has yet to begin — a will…
  • May 4

    The Four Phases of a Revocable Living Trust

    The Four Phases of a Revocable Living Trust
    Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to break it down into different phases over time. I think this construct works well for understanding estate planning with a revocable living trust, which serves varying goals and purposes at…
  • Apr 24

    Estate Planning Jokes for April’s National Humor Month

    Estate Planning Jokes for April’s National Humor Month
    It can’t be an accident that National Humor Month coincides with income tax month. Who doesn’t need a little laughter after trying to decipher over 4 million words in the tax code. Last April I linked to a few humorous videos.…
Rank this Week: 2533

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • May 11

    Dirty DUI Stings Constitutional, Says Federal Court

    Dirty DUI Stings Constitutional, Says Federal Court
    Plaintiffs Mitchell Katz and Hasan Aksu sued Stephen Tanabe of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office for helping private investigator Christopher Butler set up a “dirty DUI” sting of which they were both victims. The…
  • May 4

    Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law Does Not Render Traffic Stop Unconstitutional, Says New York Court

    Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law Does Not Render Traffic Stop Unconstitutional, Says New York Court
    In People v. Guthrie, a New York appellate court decided whether there exists constitutionally viable probable cause to effectuate a traffic stop when the stop is justified by an officer’s mistaken belief. The court…
  • Apr 10

    Georgia Supreme Court Weakens Implied Consent Law

    Georgia Supreme Court Weakens Implied Consent Law
    Last month in Williams v. State, the Georgia Supreme Court remanded a defendant’s DUI case after the trial court erroneously failed to address whether the defendant gave actual consent to his blood test. After a bench trial,…
Rank this Week: 4839

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • May 11

    BE POLITE TO YOUR OFFICER: COURTESY DURING A POLICE STOP

    BE POLITE TO YOUR OFFICER: COURTESY DURING A POLICE STOP
    Despite the bad apples you see in the news, the majority of police officers are decent people just trying to do a dangerous job the best way they can. Therefore, if you are stopped by police, you should treat them … Continue reading…
  • Apr 28

    SNIFFING AROUND YOUR CAR: DOG SNIFF SEARCHES IN ILLINOIS

    SNIFFING AROUND YOUR CAR: DOG SNIFF SEARCHES IN ILLINOIS
    Generally, you do not have the same privacy rights in a car that you would in your home. So while a trained narcotics dog may not sniff outside your apartment door, the dog may sniff around your car. Worse yet, … Continue reading…
  • Apr 13

    BE CAREFUL HOW YOU PARK YOUR CAR! IMPROPER PARKING CAN BE PROBABLE CAUSE

    BE CAREFUL HOW YOU PARK YOUR CAR! IMPROPER PARKING CAN BE PROBABLE CAUSE
    After a few drinks at the bar, you pulled over on the side of the road. Perhaps you only meant to stop for a moment to use the phone or grab something from the back seat. Perhaps you were tired … Continue reading →
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Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 11

    Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank

    Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank
    Whether the issue is a judgment in State Court or confirmation of a Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization, only "final and appealable" decisions may be overturned by a higher Court. Maybe we all know that, but once in a while we need to be…
  • May 8

    Miller vs City of Monona

    Miller vs City of Monona
    In 2004 Miller sought to build a 4-unit condominium project on her lot in Monona, Wisconsin. The process stalled while Miller bought another lot, amended the plan, and abated an unexpected asbestos problem. Then her real problems began.
  • Apr 30

    Dual Tracking and Mortgage

    Dual Tracking and Mortgage
    Dual Tracking is the industry name for the practice of letting a foreclosure case tick on even while the homeowner seeks to modify their mortgage loan. The idea is simple: the Bank will take whichever solution comes through first – a…
Rank this Week: 2765

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Covers the ever changing landscape of Illinois DUI Law. By Steven H. Fagan.

http://www.illinoisduiblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3365

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 10

    Ryder v. Ryder - Divorce Agreements Must be Carefully Drafted

    Ryder v. Ryder - Divorce Agreements Must be Carefully Drafted
    One fact that is difficult for many divorcing couples to grasp is that just because something is ordered in family court does not mean third parties must adhere to it. A common example is when a husband is absolved of making mortgage…
  • Apr 20

    Indiana Divorce Often Stems From Major Life Challenges, Change

    Indiana Divorce Often Stems From Major Life Challenges, Change
    While most of us get married believing the union is going to weather life's storms, the reality is those storms get the best of many of us. Some of the major life changes that often precede divorce include:IllnessJob changesHaving…
  • Apr 5

    Ball State University v. Irons - Parent Seeks Tuition Payment From Divorce Settlement

    Ball State University v. Irons - Parent Seeks Tuition Payment From Divorce Settlement
    Indiana law allows parents to seek modification of child support such that the other parent be responsible to pay a portion of the child's post-secondary education expenses, even though the child is no longer legally a minor. In the case of…
Rank this Week: 4990

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • May 8

    Are car insurance companies cutting corners in auto repairs?

    Are car insurance companies cutting corners in auto repairs?
    Car insurance is required in nearly all states, including Illinois. Drivers who obey the law and diligently pay their premiums may expect fair treatment from their insurance companies. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to…
  • May 1

    Drunk driving prevention technology receives federal push

    Drunk driving prevention technology receives federal push
    In the United States, the alcohol-related fatalities occurring in car accidents exceeded 10,000 in 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In Illinois, alcohol-related fatalities comprised 41 percent of all…
  • May 1

    Selfies Causing Crashe

    Selfies Causing Crashe
    Car accident risks heighten when drivers take selfies When drivers take to Chicago’s roads, they accept that they are taking some risks. With the advent of social media and the popularity of the smartphone, more drivers are choosing to…
Rank this Week: 2468

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • May 8

    Supreme Court of Wisconsin Follows Majority Rule on Non-Compete Consideration

    Supreme Court of Wisconsin Follows Majority Rule on Non-Compete Consideration
    Wisconsin generally is known as a pro-employee state when it comes to enforcement of non-compete agreements. However, last week it gave employers a fairly significant victory in Runzheimer Int'l, Ltd. v. Friedlen, when the state supreme court…
  • May 1

    On Predatory Lawsuits and Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claims, California Continues to Lead the Way

    On Predatory Lawsuits and Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claims, California Continues to Lead the Way
    Trade secrets claim are inherently fraught with a startling reality: they have the potential to morph into opportunistic litigation.What I mean by this is that a party can use a trade secrets lawsuit for a purpose unrelated to the merits. Put…
  • Apr 27

    I Cannot Stop Writing about Sergey Aleynikov

    I Cannot Stop Writing about Sergey Aleynikov
    When Sergey Aleynikov sued the FBI agents responsible for his 2009 arrest, his journey through the court system officially became what we call "Batshit F**king Crazy." After all, this guy appears not to have injured (physically, emotionally,…
Rank this Week: 4042

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • May 7

    New Bill Would Extend Statute of Limitations for Certain Sexual Offense

    New Bill Would Extend Statute of Limitations for Certain Sexual Offense
    A bill which would extend the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses has passed through the Illinois Senate and is now heading to the House for consideration. House Bill 1418 passed by a unanimous vote of 51-0. The crimes ……
  • May 5

    FBI Admits to Decades of Flawed Testimony

    FBI Admits to Decades of Flawed Testimony
    Many criminal trials involve the presentation of evidence which has been analyzed at a law enforcement laboratory and is then offered into testimony by a person who is somehow associated with that laboratory. Our legal system is based on…
  • Apr 29

    Chicago PD under Fire for Stop and Frisk Practice

    Chicago PD under Fire for Stop and Frisk Practice
    In March, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) released the results of a study they had conducted regarding the Chicago Police Department’s activity when it came to stop and frisk practices.  The report was critical of the…
Rank this Week: 3839

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • May 7

    Lori G. Levin Re-Elected to Illinois State Bar Association's Assembly

    Lori G. Levin Re-Elected to Illinois State Bar Association's Assembly
        I am thrilled to announce that I have been re-elected to the Illinois State Bar Association's Assembly. I am also humbled to have received the most votes of anyone from Cook County.     Bar association…
  • Apr 22

    Supreme Court rules police may not extend traffic stop

    Supreme Court rules police may not extend traffic stop
        Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court in Rodriguez v. United States, -- U.S. --, (No. 13-9972), ruled that once a routine traffic stop is completed, the police cannot  without reasonable suspicion detain an…
  • Apr 14

    Lori G. Levin named Leading Lawyer

    Lori G. Levin named Leading Lawyer
        I am humbled and honored to have been named as a Leading Lawyer for Criminal Defense Law: Felonies and Misdemeanors. The selection is a result of a peer review process where only 5 per cent of all Illinois attorneys are…
Rank this Week: 3245

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • May 5

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation
    The sixth revision to my book about depositions, Deposition Checklists and Strategies, is available from James Publishing. Here's information about the book from the James Publishing website-- Creating an outline is the most efficient way of…
  • Apr 20

    New at <i>Lawyerist</I>: Self-Editing for Legal Writer

    New at &lt;i&gt;Lawyerist&lt;/I&gt;: Self-Editing for Legal Writer
    I have a new article at Lawyerist, "Write Better Legal Documents with an Editing Checklist"-- By using a self-editing checklist to edit your writing, you will quickly improve the quality of your finished work. You will also become a…
  • Mar 12

    Is That Deposition Really Necessary?

    Is That Deposition Really Necessary?
    If you want to dramatically reduce litigation costs, cut out the number of depositions you do. To figure out whether or not you should really be deposing a witness, read my article "5 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Deposition,"...
Rank this Week: 2283

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

Covers economic security and opportunity, health care justice, housing justice and legal aid. By the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • May 5

    April Brings a Fresh Start: Expungement of Criminal Records on the Clearinghouse Community

    April Brings a Fresh Start: Expungement of Criminal Records on the Clearinghouse Community
    Seventy million American adults have an arrest or conviction record. The resulting economic impact to families and communities is devastating. A person with a criminal record faces barriers to securing employment, stable housing, and higher…
  • Apr 17

    Spring Legislative Session Update

    Spring Legislative Session Update
    It’s the midpoint of Illinois Governor Rauner’s first legislative session, and the Shriver Center is hard at work in Springfield. Shriver Center advocates are pursuing legislation that will advance the interests of low- and…
  • Apr 15

    Thanks to the Senate for Renewing Children's Health Coverage

    Thanks to the Senate for Renewing Children's Health Coverage
    We applaud the U.S. Senate for passing a bill last night, 92-8, that extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The vote follows passage of identical legislation in the House and demonstrates that members of…
Rank this Week: 3687

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • May 4

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock
    U.S. v. Richarson, No. 14-1901 In this case, due to a federal detainer the defendant was indicted on a felony charge of being in possession of both firearms and illegal possession of a submachine gun following receiving time served on...
  • Feb 23

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.
    ACCURATE AS OF FEBRUARY 20, 2015 Possession of Methamphetamines Weight Statute Class Time 0-5 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(1) Class 3 2-5 years 5-15 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(2) Class 2 3-7 years 15-100 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(3) Class 1 4-15…
  • Feb 6

    Motions to Reconsider Sentence Do NOT Stop Appeal Filing Deadline

    Motions to Reconsider Sentence Do NOT Stop Appeal Filing Deadline
    United States v. Townsend. No. 13-2677. Background. Louis Townsend pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a felon and was sentenced to 71 months in prison. He challenges his sentence on several grounds, but the government questions whether…
Rank this Week: 4369

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Requests for Mental Health Examination in Illinois Child Custody Case

    Requests for Mental Health Examination in Illinois Child Custody Case
    There is a certain irrationality inherent in contentious divorce and child custody cases. Many people going through such an experience might label their spouse as mentally unstable. If such mental instability is an actual psychological…
  • Apr 19

    International Custody Disputes: the Hague Convention and Non-Signatory Countries.

    International Custody Disputes: the Hague Convention and Non-Signatory Countries.
    A man named Abel, his wife, Betty, and their son, Charlie, have lived in Illinois for the past five years. One winter morning, as Abel is walking out of the house to go to work, he notices that Betty is wearing an exceptionally garish…
  • Apr 5

    Child Custody and Equitable Adoption in Illinoi

    Child Custody and Equitable Adoption in Illinoi
    Adoption is one part of family law that doesn’t get much press, perhaps because it isn’t as contentious as the division of assets and debts in a divorce or as emotional as a hotly contested custody battle.  Whatever the…
Rank this Week: 2125

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Google to Launch Car Insurance Comparison Site in Illinoi

    Google to Launch Car Insurance Comparison Site in Illinoi
    Google plans to launch a car insurance comparison site in Illinois, which is expected to have a disruptive effect on the industry. The internet search giant launched Google Compare on March 5 in California only. The company’s plans call…
  • May 1

    Department of Transportation Releases Traffic Accident Statistic

    Department of Transportation Releases Traffic Accident Statistic
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has released a final report on traffic accidents for 2013, showing that traffic accidents and fatalities increased that year. Fortunately, the preliminary statistics for 2014 already show a…
  • Apr 30

    The Most Dangerous Jobs in America – Podcast

    The Most Dangerous Jobs in America – Podcast
    American workplaces are safer now than half a century ago. But some employees are still at great risk of injury. This month’s Chicago Injury Alert explores the most dangerous jobs in America.
Rank this Week: 3589

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    Divorce and Stress: The Path to a Less Stressful Divorce

    Divorce and Stress: The Path to a Less Stressful Divorce
    As part of my law practice I am fairly heavily invested in the study of psychological issues in divorce, including issues such as personality disorders and the pathology of parental alienation. Included in my approach to the psychology of…
  • Apr 27

    DuPage Divorce: Grandparent Alienation

    DuPage Divorce: Grandparent Alienation
    I have represented, along with alienated parents, the grandparents that have been kept out of the lives of their grandchildren. For many years, Illinois did not recognize the right of grandparents to assert a petition for Grandparent…
  • Apr 7

    Kane County Divorce: Custody Forensic

    Kane County Divorce: Custody Forensic
    My practice is devoted, in part, to complex custody litigation. I have always believed that to practice in this area at a high level, a focus, if not a passion, for clinical issues was required in order to best...
Rank this Week: 2316

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault…

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault Lawyer Blog

Covers sexual abuse and assault cases. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagosexualabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    City Of Chicago Plans To Pay $415,000 Settlement Regarding Sexual Assault

    City Of Chicago Plans To Pay $415,000 Settlement Regarding Sexual Assault
    The City of Chicago is poised to pay $415,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by two Chicago Police officers who were on-duty at the time of the alleged incident. The incident happened on March…
  • Apr 23

    Arrest Made In CTA Blue Line Sexual Assault And Robbery

    Arrest Made In CTA Blue Line Sexual Assault And Robbery
    A 15-year-old boy has been charged as an adult with the sexual assault and robbery of a 41-year-old woman on a Blue Line train on Monday afternoon, April 20, 2015.  The attack happened on a CTA Blue Line train near Oak Park. An…
  • Apr 1

    Child Luring Attempt In Chicago’s Austin Neighborhood

    Child Luring Attempt In Chicago’s Austin Neighborhood
    There was an attempted child luring on Monday afternoon (March 30, 2015) in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. The luring attempt involved a man who tried to lure two boys as they were near their school. The…
Rank this Week: 2792

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Apr 30

    The Fifth Amendment’s Due Process Clause, Descendant of the Magna Carta

    The Fifth Amendment’s Due Process Clause, Descendant of the Magna Carta
     “No freemen shall be taken or imprisoned or disseised or exiled or in any way destroyed, nor will we go upon him nor send upon him, except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.” Magna Carta, Chapter…
  • Mar 31

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to Confront Witnesse
    Sir Walter Raleigh of the late 1500’s is known for a number of things.  He was a great explorer[1] of the New World, both North and South America. He is either credited or cursed for promoting tobacco in England.  He is cited…
  • Feb 22

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part III

    Compact for America Solution to Article V Convention Issues According to the Founders, Part III
    The preceding Part I and Part II, containing Exhibits A through G overwhelmingly establish the laser-focus of the Compact for America approach on advancing and ratifying a specific amendment is four-square what the Founders expected from…
Rank this Week: 2472

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Apr 30

    Senate Bill 57, Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill

    Senate Bill 57, Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill
    Currently, all issues related to marriage and divorce, including child custody, child support, and the division of a couple’s property are addressed by the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. This Act, though…
  • Apr 28

    Orders of Protection: An Abused Area of the Law?

    Orders of Protection: An Abused Area of the Law?
    When an individual faces domestic violence from his or her intimate partner or another member of the household, he or she has the right to petition for an order of protection. An order of protection, sometimes also known as a restraining…
  • Apr 24

    Prenuptial Agreements for Second and Third Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements for Second and Third Marriage
    Whether you are entering your first marriage or your fifth, it is important to protect your assets by signing a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that details your plans for your assets and support in the event…
Rank this Week: 1877

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!
    Hello All in the Blogosphere!  Welcome to springtime in Chicago, where it's glorious, the flowers are blooming, and we are announcing that we have moved to 819 N. Damen Avenue.  We have triple the space, 100x more pizazz, and we are ready…
  • Mar 18

    Legal Research - Don't Be Fooled By Westlaw Or Lexis - You Will Love Again

    Legal Research - Don't Be Fooled By Westlaw Or Lexis - You Will Love Again
    Hello Chicago Law Sourcers, we are excited to be in full swing into 2015 and rocking and rolling our way through the days.  Today's post is about legal research.  Just a short one, to remind you that your so-called "tried and…
  • Jan 21

    Breaking Up With Counsel... Oh So Hard To Do! But Why?

    Breaking Up With Counsel... Oh So Hard To Do! But Why?
    Hello Chicago Law Sourcers!  Happy January 2015.  Can you believe it's already almost February?  Boy, how time flies when you are having fun.  Well, today, I'd like to talk about what happens when you have a bad attorney, and how that…
Rank this Week: 4499

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    "Gay Marriage Arguments Divide Supreme Court Justices"

    &quot;Gay Marriage Arguments Divide Supreme Court Justices&quot;
    So says the headline to this New York Times article.  The headline suggests that the prior to today the Supreme Court was not divided. Some evidence suggests the justices have divided on other issues before today.
  • Mar 19

    Destroying the dreams of children.

    Destroying the dreams of children.
    Slate has an article today entitled "New Hampshire Legislators Kill Fourth Graders' Bill, Dreams In Front of Them."  The story concerns how fourth grade students from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire had proposed a bill making the Red Tail…
  • Mar 10

    Is Oklahoma ok?

    Is Oklahoma ok?
    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma was shut down this week after a video of members of the fraternity chanting racial slurs hit the Internet.  CNN's story about the incident is here.The CNN story has a number…
Rank this Week: 3329

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3883

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents, and personal injury law in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    April Chicago Showers Lead to Dangerous Driving Conditions and Car Accident

    April Chicago Showers Lead to Dangerous Driving Conditions and Car Accident
    It’s been a rainy April in Chicagoland. Now the grass is getting greener, and flowers and trees are in bloom, as nice weather is breaking through. However, rainier weather means wet roads and decreased visibility. Therefore, it’s…
  • Apr 24

    Reckless Driver Charged for Chicago 5-Car Crash and Pedestrian Fatality

    Reckless Driver Charged for Chicago 5-Car Crash and Pedestrian Fatality
    When people choose to drive recklessly or act with road rage, they need to realize that their actions have real consequences. When they act in this way, their actions are not just isolated projections of what they are feeling, but negatively…
  • Apr 17

    Teen Cited For Arlington Heights Fatal Pedestrian Accident

    Teen Cited For Arlington Heights Fatal Pedestrian Accident
    Getting a driver’s license is an important part in a teen’s life and a big step toward adulthood, but that step comes with a lot of responsibility. While teens may feel they are growing up and more independent, they often do not…
Rank this Week: 857

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Alton Woman Killed in Trucking Accident Near Alton

    Alton Woman Killed in Trucking Accident Near Alton
    The severity trucking accidents leave a lasting impact on the lives of those involved. Many of these accidents, especially ones involving personal injuries caused by negligence and reckless driving, can be prevented. When seeing an accident…
  • Apr 20

    Fatal I-55 Truck Accident; Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle

    Fatal I-55 Truck Accident; Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle
    While we often write about the City of Chicago itself as being a major hub for the trucking industry, we need to remember that Chicagoland, including the surrounding suburbs, consists of a large area around the city. This means that while…
  • Apr 17

    Chicago Megabus Crashes and Injures 19

    Chicago Megabus Crashes and Injures 19
    Many Chicagoans rely on public transportation to commute both within the city and the surrounding Chicagoland area. Instead of owning or relying on a car, public transportation offers riders the ability to travel for an affordable price. Even…
Rank this Week: 1078

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Get Your Ducks in a Row: Legal Documents for Starting Your Busine

    Get Your Ducks in a Row: Legal Documents for Starting Your Busine
    Before you can officially call yourself a business, there is generally some legal paperwork that has to be filed. These documents are more than just a bureaucratic way for the government to make money, but can afford you certain legal…
  • Apr 16

    Which Entity is Right for Your Business?

    Which Entity is Right for Your Business?
    A client of mine began a business as a hobby, pursuing a personal interest. The business became wildly successful, and began to grow exponentially. After just a few years, my client was enjoying eight figure sales. Unfortunately, he had not…
  • Apr 15

    McDonald’s is Not “Loving” the Joint-Employer Designation

    McDonald’s is Not “Loving” the Joint-Employer Designation
    Over the past couple of years, McDonald’s workers – along with other fast food workers – have staged protests in cities across the nation over their low wages.  President Obama supported raising the minimum wage to…
Rank this Week: 3057

Chang Carlin Legal Blog

Chang Carlin Legal Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Illinois.

http://www.changandcarlin.com/_blog/Chang_Carlin_Legal_Blog
  • Apr 22

    Credit Report Myths You Need to Know

    Credit Report Myths You Need to Know
    Conflicting credit report facts often make it impossible to figure out what you should or shouldn't do to increase your credit score. One piece of advice might advise you to put your credit card debt on one card and leave the other cards…
  • Mar 20

    Don’t Make These Common Bankruptcy Mistake

    Don’t Make These Common Bankruptcy Mistake
    Filing for bankruptcy is an emotionally difficult task, and it requires a deep look into your finances, debts, assets, and almost every facet of your daily life. Emerging from bankruptcy often means taking a strict approach to your budget,…
  • Feb 18

    What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do

    What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do
    If you owe debts you can't pay and have been on the receiving end of phone calls from debt collectors, you might be considering a step like bankruptcy or figuring out how you can negotiate with debt collectors.  If debt collectors are…
Rank this Week: 3394