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Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Apr 24

    No to Divorce Business Partner

    No to Divorce Business Partner
    If you want an uncontested divorce in Illinois, you probably realize it’s the quickest and most affordable way to get divorced in Illinois. That’s the great benefit of actually amicably handling matters with your spouse. As an…
  • Feb 17

    5 Tips: Quick Divorce in Illinoi

    5 Tips: Quick Divorce in Illinoi
    “How do I get a quick divorce in Illinois?” As an uncontested divorce lawyer in Illinois, that’s one of the most common questions I get. It doesn’t matter if the person is from Chicago, or the Illinois counties of…
  • Feb 15

    How long does it take to get divorced in Illinois?

    How long does it take to get divorced in Illinois?
    If there’s one question I get more than most others, it’s “How long does it take to get divorced in Illinois?” What’s the quickest way I could get divorced? This site is clearly about uncontested divorce in…
Rank this Week: 2787

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

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

    What's the problem now, illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com?

    What's the problem now, illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com?
    “Hey, c’mon Sr. illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com. Two months between postings? How do you expect to keep your readers? We’re writing briefs. We need all this stuff you write about. Nobody else does it, at least not like you.…
  • Apr 24

    Insurer’s Arguments First Raised On Reconsideration Forfeited For Appeal

    Insurer’s Arguments First Raised On Reconsideration Forfeited For Appeal
    General contractor Kiferbaum Construction was sued by a subcontractor’s employee who was injured at the work site. Kiferbaum was represented by Jacobson & Riseborough. Kiferbaum got excess insurance from Evanston Insurance.…
  • Feb 23

    Aldermen’s Appeal Of Victorious Referendum Moot

    Aldermen’s Appeal Of Victorious Referendum Moot
    More than 58 percent of the voters in Country Club Hills, Illinois passed a referendum that reduced the number of city aldermen from 10 to five. About three weeks later, a group of unhappy aldermen sued the county clerk. They asked the trial…
Rank this Week: 3039

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
  • Apr 24

    $1.2 Million Jury Verdict Where Truck Causes Five Car Chain Reaction Crash

    $1.2 Million Jury Verdict Where Truck Causes Five Car Chain Reaction Crash
    On May 20, 2008, Timothy Balota, 31, was driving southbound on Interstate 55 in Collinsville, Ill., when traffic came to a stop approaching a construction zone near Route 157.  Collinsville is a near east side suburb of St. Louis. …
  • Apr 22

    Fourth Amendment Prevents Search if an Arrest is Not Imminent

    Fourth Amendment Prevents Search if an Arrest is Not Imminent
    On March 23, 2010, two officers of the Chicago Police Department flagged down two men who appeared panicked.  One of the men told the officers that a Hispanic man wearing a white tank top had just fired a gun at him. The man directed the…
  • Apr 22

    Illinois Appellate Court Restates That a Perpetual Contract is Against Illinois Public Policy

    Illinois Appellate Court Restates That a Perpetual Contract is Against Illinois Public Policy
    On Dec. 17, 2007, Rico Industries entered into an agreement with TLC Group Inc., in which TLC would serve as Rico’s exclusive sales representative to Wal-Mart. Rico, an Illinois corporation that specializes in production of novelty…
Rank this Week: 3008

Pope & Jaburek, P.C.

Pope & Jaburek, P.C.

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.personalinjurylawyerchicago.biz/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Amusement Park Employees and Workers Compensation Claim

    Amusement Park Employees and Workers Compensation Claim
    Did you know that there are more than 400 amusement parks and attractions in the United States and over 300 in Europe?  According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), “In 2010, approximately…
  • Apr 18

    SRAM Hydraulic Brakes on Their Way to Customer

    SRAM Hydraulic Brakes on Their Way to Customer
    With a number of automobile manufacturer recalls making headlines, it’s easy to see why other consumer product recalls are quickly forgotten.  SRAM customers will finally be able to repair the hydraulic brakes on their recalled…
  • Mar 28

    Does a Doctor Shortage Increase the Risk of Medical Malpractice?

    Does a Doctor Shortage Increase the Risk of Medical Malpractice?
    Are instances of medical malpractice more prevalent when there’s a shortage of medical professionals in a hospital?  That’s a very good question and despite doing their best to attract and retain physicians, medical…
Rank this Week: 2564

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 23

    Curt Clawson Hits Right Tone, Not Just for SWFL but the Nation

    Curt Clawson Hits Right Tone, Not Just for SWFL but the Nation
    On April 22, in a special primary election in Southwest Florida, Republican voters selected Curt Clawson as their nominee for the June 24th special election for the United States Congress.  The campaign waged against Clawson…
  • Apr 16

    Consider the Association When Buying a Condo

    Consider the Association When Buying a Condo
    The buyer in a real estate transaction certainly is advised to do their “due diligence” in making the decision to complete a purchase.  Due diligence is the process of systematically researching and verifying all information…
  • Apr 10

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election
    In 2012 I became involved in the Byron Donalds Campaign for United States Congress in Southwest Florida’s Congressional District 19.  It was a labor of love for our country and the principles of freedom and limited government that…
Rank this Week: 2687

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Apr 22

    Bicyclist Killed in Collision in West Suburban Roselle

    Bicyclist Killed in Collision in West Suburban Roselle
    Multiple news outlets are reporting that a bicyclist has tragically died after a collision with a utility van in west suburban Roselle earlier this morning. The fatal bicycle accident occurred near the intersection of Rosemont Avenue and…
  • Apr 11

    Claim for Bicyclist Injured in Bike Crash in Wicker Park Settled

    Claim for Bicyclist Injured in Bike Crash in Wicker Park Settled
    Illinois Bicycle Lawyers Michael S. Keating and Joseph T. Vietri recently settled a claim on behalf of a bicyclist who was injured after she struck by the driver of car at the intersection of Hermitage Avenue and Wabansia Avenue in Chicago…
  • Apr 8

    Case Settled for Bicyclist Attacked by Charging Dog

    Case Settled for Bicyclist Attacked by Charging Dog
    Any time a bicyclist is knocked of their bicycle, there is a high risk for an injury. And not all bicycle accidents involve a motor vehicle. This was the case for a bicyclist in western Illinois who sustained a hip fracture after a dog left…
Rank this Week: 4767

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Apr 22

    Uh Oh…look out below….

    Uh Oh…look out below….
    The issue before the Court in Navarette v. California, No. 12-9490 was:Whether the Fourth Amendment requires an officer who receives an anonymoustip regarding a drunken or reckless driver to corroborate dangerous drivingbefore stopping the…
  • Feb 9

    Please read….

    Please read….
    Nicholas Kristof’s article in Sunday New York Times…”Inside a Mental Hospital called Jail.” What has happened to this country to let this situation develop? Read the article here:…
  • Feb 3

    Phillip Seymour Hoffman

    Phillip Seymour Hoffman
    Thoughts about a genius and his addiction- I have always believed the mark of a great artist is the ability to make the observer uncomfortable. Hoffman’s performance in Boogie Nights was a perfect example, brilliant in its conveyance of…
Rank this Week: 3076

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
  • Apr 22

    Strip Mall Deja Vu !

    Strip Mall Deja Vu !
     Fortune Magazine  recently published an article relating to a conversation with the CEO of Kimco Realty, Dave Henry.  Henry makes some very compelling arguments as to why strip malls and brick and mortar retail in general is…
  • Mar 11

    Re-Purposing for the Hospitality Industry

    Re-Purposing for the Hospitality Industry
    It seems that old is new again !  In cities throughout the U.S. buildings originally built for a specific purpose: banks, office buildings, schools and warehouses are being converted or "re-purposed" into other uses, but in particular…
  • Feb 18

    Update: Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act of 1968

    Update: Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act of 1968
    Back when this Blog was in its infancy our partner, Kristin Boose, reported on the then legislative environment relating to the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act of 1968.  As many of you already know the Act is broad in its…
Rank this Week: 4181

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
  • Apr 22

    Gift by Poetry: Followup Exclusive — The Poem

    Gift by Poetry: Followup Exclusive — The Poem
    On April Fools Day I wrote Gift by Poetry: Dogged Unfairness or Poetic Justice? about a recent appellate decision involving a poetic gift of a pet dog. I received a lot of good feedback on the piece and the story was picked up by the popular…
  • Apr 16

    Illinois Probate: Heirs vs. Legatee

    Illinois Probate: Heirs vs. Legatee
    Last year I wrote about the importance of distinguishing between ‘Heirs vs. Descendants’ in the estate planning context. Today’s post will highlight the difference between ‘heirs’ and ‘legatees’ in…
  • Apr 9

    The 3 Habits of Highly Effective Trustees and Executor

    The 3 Habits of Highly Effective Trustees and Executor
    Estate disputes can be triggered by the lack of effective estate planning. I recently wrote about 10 estate planning steps to help avoid family inheritance disputes. Conflict can also be caused by problems that arise during administration of…
Rank this Week: 2711

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Chicago Estate Planning & Long Term Care Expense

    Chicago Estate Planning & Long Term Care Expense
    Long-tern care can be very expensive, but many long-term care expenses can be deducted from your taxes. In a decision by the U.S. Tax Court, it ruled that payments to non-medical caregivers are still deductible as medical expenses. In…
  • Apr 12

    Illinois Estate Planning and Hiring a Caregiver

    Illinois Estate Planning and Hiring a Caregiver
    Most seniors prefer to stay at home as long as possible before moving into a nursing home. For many families, this means eventually hiring a caregiver to look after an aging relative. Caregivers can be hired directly or through a home health…
  • Apr 3

    Illinois Estate Planning & Trustee's Dutie

    Illinois Estate Planning & Trustee's Dutie
    A trust is a legal arrangement where one person (or an institution, such as a bank or law firm), called a “trustee”, holds legal title to property for another person, called a “beneficiary”. If you have been appointed…
Rank this Week: 4589

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Birth injury lawsuit settles for six and a half million dollar

    Birth injury lawsuit settles for six and a half million dollar
    A lawsuit against the U.S. government, filed by the parents of a child who was born severely brain-damaged, has been settled for $6.5 million. Kasie and Hignio Rivera of Austin, Texas filed the lawsuit in federal court against Darnall Army…
  • Apr 14

    Vietnam veteran wins twelve million dollars in medical malpractice settlement

    Vietnam veteran wins twelve million dollars in medical malpractice settlement
    A Vietnam veteran and Chicago-area resident will receive a $12 million settlement from the federal government in a medical malpractice case. John Johnson is a Vietnam combat veteran who served in the Army from 1970 to 1971. In 2007, Johnson…
  • Apr 11

    Transit districts claim immunity in bicyclist’s wrongful death lawsuit

    Transit districts claim immunity in bicyclist’s wrongful death lawsuit
    Two Illinois transit districts have claimed immunity in a wrongful death case filed by a woman whose husband was killed while riding his bicycle along a trail. The Agency for Community Transit in Edwardsville and the Madison County Mass…
Rank this Week: 3816

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Apr 18

    “First offender” has several meanings under Illinois DUI Law

    “First offender” has several meanings under Illinois DUI Law
    The term “first offender” seems straightforward but Illinois DUI law gives it different meanings depending upon the context.  For the Statutory Summary Suspension (SSS) laws, it has one meaning.  The DUI criminal statute…
  • Apr 11

    Rare appeals court victory for DUI offender

    Rare appeals court victory for DUI offender
    A vast majority of cases charging driving under the influence, or DUI, end up with a plea to a DUI conviction, court supervision, a reduced charge such as reckless driving or a dismissal.  There is a common misconception that hiring a…
  • Apr 4

    How a driving crash that’s not the driver’s fault can turn into a felony charge against the driver

    How a driving crash that’s not the driver’s fault can turn into a felony charge against the driver
    A recent report refers to a driver who was involved in a fatal crash where he was allegedly drunk but was not at fault and still charged with a felony.  This can make sense only with an understanding of Illinois DUI law.…
Rank this Week: 4909

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 18

    GM Recall Update: Why Personal Injury Law Matter

    GM Recall Update: Why Personal Injury Law Matter
    Throughout the course of any given year, it is common for both automotive companies, as well as the manufacturers of various vehicle parts and components to recall defective or unsafe products from the market. According to a recall report…
  • Apr 16

    Safety Tips for New Motorcycle Rider

    Safety Tips for New Motorcycle Rider
    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, deaths related to automobile accidents (including cars, SUVs, and light trucks) reached an all-time low in the United States. Unfortunately, while we continue to make progress in…
  • Apr 14

    Tips For Drinking Responsibly and Preventing Drunk Driving

    Tips For Drinking Responsibly and Preventing Drunk Driving
    Despite the fact that our society has made tremendous progress in recent years to curb the number of drunk driving accidents, this issue continues to represent one of the single most damaging (and preventable) safety epidemics faced by U.S.…
Rank this Week: 4553

East Central Illinois Criminal Law…

East Central Illinois Criminal Law & DUI Weblog

Covers criminal law and drunk driving. By Jeremy J. Richey.

http://ecilcrime.com
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Aug 27

    Douglas County Courthouse

    Douglas County Courthouse
    Address The address of the Douglas County Courthouse is 401 South Center Street, Tuscola, IL 61953.   Visitors must pass through security when entering the courthouse. Courtroom “1? is located on the third floor of the courthouse.  There…
  • Jul 28

    Mailing Address Change

    Mailing Address Change
    The Charleston Post Office is moving all post office boxes to the new post office location in town.  Due to the move, they are downsizing the number of available post office boxes.  The post office is eliminating my current post office box…
Rank this Week: 4394

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Apr 17

    Cohabitation + Spousal Support? Not in Illinoi

    Cohabitation + Spousal Support? Not in Illinoi
    With nearly 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, the concept of spousal support is commonplace in today’s society. This is equitable relief for those spouses who may not have contributed much financially, but certainly contributed…
  • Apr 9

    Obtaining an Order of Protection in Illinoi

    Obtaining an Order of Protection in Illinoi
    Domestic Violence As we become more aware of the issues and challenges surrounding domestic violence in society, both individual states and the federal government have adopted new laws and protections for victims of abusive relationships.…
  • Apr 3

    Illinois Adoption and the Criminal Background Check

    Illinois Adoption and the Criminal Background Check
    The Adoption Process The process of adopting children in the United States is a very lengthy and stringent one. Potential adoptive parents must go through a litany of paperwork, character assessments, and huge financial hurdles to be…
Rank this Week: 4088

Attorneys Creative Roundtable

Attorneys Creative Roundtable

Covers the legal profession including the future of the profession, legal careers and law schools. By George S. Bellas.

http://www.attorneyscreativeroundtable.com/
  • Apr 17

    A Modest Proposal

    A Modest Proposal
    Recently, Loyola Law School in Los Angeles sent a memo to externs that read, in part: “I really don’t need to mention that cleavage and stiletto heels are not appropriate office wear (outside of ridiculous lawyer TV shows), do I?…
  • Apr 8

    What World Are You Living In, and How Do You Prosper In This World?

    What World Are You Living In, and How Do You Prosper In This World?
    Counselor, ask yourself this question: There is a question all lawyers – both young and old – should be considering daily as the struggle to find a niche in this increasingly complex world confronting us. Our business clients are…
  • Mar 5

    Law as a Commodity

    Law as a Commodity
    Richard Susskind, a British writer and consultant to business on legal issues, has predicted in “The End of Lawyers” that the “commoditization” of the practice of law will do away with the need for traditional legal…
Rank this Week: 2912

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 4145

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law and visas. By Kalita Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Immigration Reform: National Day of Action

    Immigration Reform: National Day of Action
    Last Thursday, I joined hundreds of other attorneys in Washington, D.C. to lobby for immigration reform as part of AILA's National Day of Action 2014: Taking on the House. I am so glad I had the opportunity to be part of such an important…
  • Apr 1

    Criminal Conviction

    Criminal Conviction
    Lately, we have been covering different grounds of inadmissibility that might keep one from entering the United States or adjusting status to Lawful Permanent Resident. Unlawful presence, fraud or misrepresentation are some types of…
  • Feb 28

    Fraud or Misrepresentation

    Fraud or Misrepresentation
    There are many grounds of inadmissibility that can prevent someone from being granted a visa, green card or entry to the United States. This post examines one of the four most common grounds of inadmissibility - fraud or…
Rank this Week: 3540

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4278

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/
  • Apr 15

    Doctors Given New Guidelines for Newborn Birth Injuries to the Brain

    Doctors Given New Guidelines for Newborn Birth Injuries to the Brain
    Recent updates to guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics advise physicians to conduct extensive examinations on babies born with brain injuries, or neonatal…
  • Apr 11

    Parents of a Stillborn Baby File Lawsuit Against Hospital and Doctor

    Parents of a Stillborn Baby File Lawsuit Against Hospital and Doctor
    According to a report by Medstak, a couple recently filed a lawsuit alleging medical negligence that resulted in the death of their unborn child. The complaint names the hosptial and two medical centers as the responsible parties. It also…
  • Apr 3

    Neural Tube Defects in Newborn

    Neural Tube Defects in Newborn
    Birth defects of the brain or spine are called neural tube defects. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), neural tube defects often occur as a result of insufficient folic acid intake by the mother. Folic acid is is a form of…
Rank this Week: 4586

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3977

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    ARDC Hearing Board Recommends 60 Day Suspension for Resume Falsehood

    ARDC Hearing Board Recommends 60 Day Suspension for Resume Falsehood
    Filed April 10. This is a case involving a lawyer who successfully obtained employment with DCFS. The ARDC charged that he falsified his Illinois Employment Application by listing employment at a company. By falsifying employment (and salary)…
  • Apr 11

    Statute of Limitations Bars Estate Planning Malpractice Claim

    Statute of Limitations Bars Estate Planning Malpractice Claim
    Illinois has a statute of limitations (2 years from discovery) and a statute of repose (6 years from the alleged negligent act by the attorney). In estate planning matters, Illinois also has another provision 735 ILCS 5/13-214.3(d) which…
  • Apr 7

    Corporate Investigations – Every Employee Needs To Consider This Issue

    Corporate Investigations – Every Employee Needs To Consider This Issue
    You are an employee of a corporation. Something bad happens and the corporation’s internal lawyer (or an outside lawyer) tells you he wants to talk to you. When the interview starts, he tells you that he does not represent you, he only…
Rank this Week: 2998

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

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

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Apr 10

    Successe

    Successe
         I am pleased to announce that this is another week of success stories. Today, I received a final administrative decision determining that the Department of Children and Family Services' indicated finding of abuse…
  • Apr 3

    Mentoring

    Mentoring
         Mentoring, both formally and informally, has always been an important component of the legal profession.  Good legal skills cannot be learned merely by attending law school. During my long career, I have been…
  • Mar 31

    The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act

    The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act
           Over ten years ago, the Illinois legislature enacted the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act, 325 ILCS 2 et. al., to allow distressed parents of an infant the ability to safely relinquish a newborn…
Rank this Week: 3461

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 9

    Bankruptcy in Post-Recession America – Are Finances Getting Better?

    Bankruptcy in Post-Recession America – Are Finances Getting Better?
    Improved consumer confidence, increased spending, and a strengthening economy greeted Americans at the start of 2014, but were Chicagoans any better off financially than they were a year ago? Looking at bankruptcy statistics from the Federal…
  • Mar 31

    How to Avoid a Tax Audit: Personal Finance Tips for Tax Season

    How to Avoid a Tax Audit: Personal Finance Tips for Tax Season
    The deadline to file your 2013 tax return is April 15, 2014. Many people look forward to filing their taxes each year because they will receive their tax return. When you file your taxes you goal should be to do so accurately to ensure that…
  • Mar 26

    Learn These Essential Real Estate Terms and Avoid Getting Saddled with the House of Your Nightmares!

    Learn These Essential Real Estate Terms and Avoid Getting Saddled with the House of Your Nightmares!
    Proliferation of online real estate listings means everyone feels like a realtor after just a few hours of home searches. However, there's more to understanding the world of real estate than what you'll learn from flipping through photographs…
Rank this Week: 3820

Illinois Injury Attorney Blog

Illinois Injury Attorney Blog

By Crossen Kooi Law.

http://www.indyinjurylawfirm.com/category/illinois-injury-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 7

    Construction Worker Falls from Roof

    Construction Worker Falls from Roof
    A construction worker in Huntley, Illinois slipped and fell from a roof where he was installing sheeting today.  He was wearing a safety harness but somehow slipped out of it and hit his head as he fell.  He was airlifted to…
  • Mar 24

    Chicago Train Derailment Injures Thirty People

    Chicago Train Derailment Injures Thirty People
    Thirty people were injured after a CTA blue line train derailed from the tracks as it approached O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL.  A spokesperson for the Union stated that it is possible that the driver of the train…
  • Mar 3

    Spring Safety Tip

    Spring Safety Tip
    It is hard to believe that spring even exists in this part of the world.  As one of the coldest and snowiest seasons on record comes to an end (we hope!), we wanted to offer some reminders as the spring and summer seasons approach.…
Rank this Week: 2983

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

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

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Apr 7

    Legal Writing: Bookmark This Site

    Legal Writing: Bookmark This Site
    Raymond Ward's blog, the (new) legal writer, is billed as "a collection of resources for lawyers and other writers." And that's exactly what it is--you can always find a useful link. Ward's latest post, "The Redbook (3d ed.)," concludes…
  • Mar 26

    The Cost of Medical Records: Are You Getting Scammed?

    The Cost of Medical Records: Are You Getting Scammed?
    Here's a great post from Max Kennerly at Litigation & Trial: "Defeating The Medical Records Paper Copy Scam." If you want to find out whether doctors and hospitals are overcharging you for your client's medical records--and they probably…
  • Mar 5

    Are You a Crappy Litigator?

    Are You a Crappy Litigator?
    From Mark Herrmann at Above the Law: "Are You A Crappy Litigator? A Self-Assessment Test!"-- It’s so hard to judge yourself. Deep in your soul you know that people who criticize you are idiots, and people who praise you are...
Rank this Week: 3221

Bed Sore FAQ

Bed Sore FAQ

Features articles, FAQs, and medical-legal resources on the development of bed sores while at a medical facility. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
Rank this Week: 3708

Bed Sore FAQs

Bed Sore FAQs

Provides medical-legal information concerning the development of bed sores. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
Rank this Week: 4038

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Apr 1

    GM: “Terrible Things Happened.”

    GM: “Terrible Things Happened.”
    Since February, GM has recalled over 3,000,000 cars because of a problems with air bags, wiring, and faulty ignition switches that could shut off when the car was being driven. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…
  • Mar 24

    TANSTAAFL – Scareware: The Bane of Small Biz Owner

    TANSTAAFL – Scareware: The Bane of Small Biz Owner
    Computer users would be well advised to remember TANSTAAFL when they’re online. TANSTAAFL, an acronym popularized by Robert A. Heinlein in his 1966 novel, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, translates to: “There ain’t no such…
  • Mar 15

    Crowdfunding – Panacea or Pain?

    Crowdfunding – Panacea or Pain?
    Your startup needs an infusion of capital.  You’ve tapped your savings and retirement account, the bank’s loan officer begins to shake his head as soon as you walk in the door and your family and friends send your calls to…
Rank this Week: 3003

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/
  • Mar 28

    Multiple Lawsuits Expected to be Filed Following CTA Derailment

    Multiple Lawsuits Expected to be Filed Following CTA Derailment
    The Chicago Train Accident and Injury Attorneys are amongst the many residents that remain in astonishment following the recent CTA derailment, which many say mirrors the type of event that you would see only in movies. With more than 30…
  • Mar 13

    Chicago Man Killed in Roll-Over Accident

    Chicago Man Killed in Roll-Over Accident
    The Chicago Wrongful Death Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. send our condolences to family and loved ones of Jason West, as they mourn the tragic death of a resident of our community. According to authorities, the accident occurred…
  • Mar 10

    Increase in Crashes along Dan Ryan Expressway

    Increase in Crashes along Dan Ryan Expressway
    The Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C. have noticed a string of auto accidents recently occurring along Dan Ryan Expressway, including multiple-vehicle crashes, as well as roll-over collisions. Amongst the most…
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Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 28

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime
    Illinois tollway drivers are finding out that state laws on speeding aren’t what they used to be. Drivers used to have to worry about misdemeanor charges only when speeding more than 30 MPH over the limit. But under a new law in 2014, a…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search
    People make mistakes… That’s just life, right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant, arrest…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. Right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant,…
Rank this Week: 4949

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.chicago-personalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Devon C. Bruce Obtains $8.5 Million Settlement for Brain Damaged Client

    Devon C. Bruce Obtains $8.5 Million Settlement for Brain Damaged Client
    Recently, a settlement was approved by the Law Division of Cook County providing a brain-damaged woman with $8.5 Million as compensation for her catastrophic injuries. On June 23, 2010, the Plaintiff, a fifty-five year old female, suffered an…
  • Mar 24

    Investigation Continues Into Cause of Blue Line Derailment

    Investigation Continues Into Cause of Blue Line Derailment
    A Blue Line train derailed as it pulled into the station at O'Hare International Airport early this morning. Little is known about the cause of the crash at this time. Over 30 people aboard the train were injured as the front car jumped the…
  • Mar 24

    Investigation Continues Into Cause of Blue Line Derailment

    Investigation Continues Into Cause of Blue Line Derailment
    A Blue Line train derailed as it pulled into the station at O’Hare International Airport early this morning. Little is known about the cause of the crash at this time. Over 30 people aboard the train were injured as the front car jumped…
Rank this Week: 4165

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Mar 25

    Lake Michigan oil spill like divorce?

    Lake Michigan oil spill like divorce?
    Today there was an oil spill in Lake Michigan. It struck me that an oil spill can be a lot like a divorce. Bigger than they look Both oils spills and divorces can be bigger than they first appear. For example, in an oil spill, it can be hard…
  • Feb 25

    How can I fire my divorce lawyer?

    How can I fire my divorce lawyer?
    It’s unusual for a lawyer to talk about how to fire your lawyer. That’s why I’m writing this article. Should you fire your lawyer? I don’t know. That’s for you to decide. To assist you in deciding I discuss…
  • Feb 10

    Lawyer referring to other lawyer?

    Lawyer referring to other lawyer?
    Find a divorce lawyer in Illinois can be challenging. I know that many people are referred to lawyers by their friends and family, and sometimes by other lawyers. But one thing I’ve found – from hiring lawyers myself – is…
Rank this Week: 3510

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury, medical malpractice and workers compensation law. By Ackerman Law Office, P.C.

http://www.springfieldinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Stacking Underinsured Policie

    Stacking Underinsured Policie
    Underinsured Stacking The first District Court of Appeals decided an interesting case about stacking as applies to uninsured and underinsured policies. In Allstate vs Trujillo 2014 Il.App (1st) 123419, the court decided that parties can…
  • Feb 26

    Third Party Action with Workers Compensation

    Third Party Action with Workers Compensation
    The Appellate Court recently decided a case involving the interplay between the Workers' Compensation Act and joint liability in Ramirez v FCL Builders, Inc. According to the Illinois Worker's Compensation Act an employee cannot sue his or…
  • Dec 8

    Illinois Pension Reform (2013) is Unconstitutional

    Illinois Pension Reform (2013) is Unconstitutional
    I promised when I was on the radio to post links to both the act which contains no new Illinois pension reform and a post to an article by Eric Madiar regarding the constitutional amendment which prohibits diminishment or impairment to…
Rank this Week: 3788

Software Licensing & Master…

Software Licensing & Master Service Agreements

Covers the software industry and discusses software licensing and consulting contracts. By Sam Conforti LLC.

http://www.softwarelicensingblog.com
  • Mar 24

    Do You Know The Meaning of "Cloud Bursting"?

    Do You Know The Meaning of "Cloud Bursting"?
    TechTarget network has many e-newsletters and I subscribe to several of them.  One of the e-newsletters is called “WhatIs.com” and it endeavors to define a term in one of its features called Word of the Day.  And so let…
  • Mar 20

    How To Choose The Right "PUBLIC" Cloud Provider

    How To Choose The Right "PUBLIC" Cloud Provider
      Webopedia defines a PRIVATE Cloud as one where the enterprise’s computing platform is under the control of the IT department and implemented within the corporate firewall. It is designed to offer the same features and…
  • Dec 5

    China Mobile Opens 700 Million Subscribers to Apple's iPhone

    China Mobile Opens 700 Million Subscribers to Apple's iPhone
        Matt Egan reports for FOXBusiness in his article entitled “Report: Apple Reaches China Mobile iPhone Deal” that China Mobile, the world’s largest wireless carrier, and Apple have inked a deal which would…
Rank this Week: 4140

The Namby Pamby, Attorney-at-Law

The Namby Pamby, Attorney-at-Law

I get paid to dress pretty, go to court and talk to crazy people.

http://thenambypambyblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    The prodigal blogger returns (with a story!)

    The prodigal blogger returns (with a story!)
    The radio silence, I am sure, has been deafening. For the last three plus months, gone are the attempted humorous musings from my daily struggle to be a successful lawyer. The reason? I had to serve a small jail sentence for a…
  • Dec 31

    Sex or Home Improvement?

    Sex or Home Improvement?
    Picture if you will it being two in the morning and you are in a deep slumber. It’s precisely at this moment you wake up to the sounds of something being pounded into the wall. It’s two in the freaking morning meaning that no…
  • Dec 10

    Further proof that I am a cautionary tale

    Further proof that I am a cautionary tale
    Colleagues far more experienced than I have told me that when you are trying a case in front of a jury that it is essential that every thing you do has a purpose. Don’t stare at the jurors, don’t be a nuisance in the courtroom…
Rank this Week: 4660

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    Chapter 13 and Sold Property Taxe

    Chapter 13 and Sold Property Taxe
    When it comes to Bankruptcy, many Debtors don't know what they don’t know about real estate taxes. Confused? So were the District Courts until the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the issue in the case of In re LaMont, Opinion…
  • Jan 28

    When Good Fiduciaries Go Bad

    When Good Fiduciaries Go Bad
    Section 523(a)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code, 11 USC 523(a)(4) makes debts arising from “fraud or defalcation while acting in a fiduciary capacity” nondischargeable.  You know what that means, right? If you answered…
  • Jan 13

    How Did the Economy Fair in 2013?

    How Did the Economy Fair in 2013?
    This piece from the Wall Street Journal's Real Time Economics site answers the question with charts galore! The short answer comes in 3 parts: 1) For working people, 2013 was more of the same slow, jobless recovery; 2) For high net-worth…
Rank this Week: 3400

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 8

    Remaining Silent Can Be Used Against You

    Remaining Silent Can Be Used Against You
    It is common for criminal defense attorneys  in Chicago and elsewhere to advise their clients to remain silent and refuse to make any statements whenever they are being questioned by law enforcement.  But recently, the United…
  • Feb 3

    Why I am a False Claims Act Lawyer

    Why I am a False Claims Act Lawyer
    Chicago: Every once in a while, I ask myself why am I a False Claims Act lawyer.  False Claims Act cases are difficult to win, partly because the government only intervenes in a small percentage of the qui tam cases filed, leaving the…
  • Jan 29

    Probation and Supervised Release Revocation Hearings and Hearsay

    Probation and Supervised Release Revocation Hearings and Hearsay
    Chicago – the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses Probation and Supervised Release Revocation Hearings and Hearsay Defendant Keith D. Jordan, United States v. Jordan, (No. 13-1488 January 28, 2014) was sentenced to federal…
Rank this Week: 2842

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
  • Mar 6

    OSHA Issues 2014 Plan for Reducing Injuries at High-Risk Workplace

    OSHA Issues 2014 Plan for Reducing Injuries at High-Risk Workplace
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has issued its 2014 inspection plan, citing plans to specifically target workplaces where the highest rates of injury and illness occur. The Site-Specific Targeting 2014 program, as…
  • Mar 5

    Wisconsin Man’s Foot Severed, Femur Crushed in On-the-Job Accident

    Wisconsin Man’s Foot Severed, Femur Crushed in On-the-Job Accident
    The U.S. Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a Wisconsin manufacturing company, County Materials Corp., for 18 serious safety violations after a truck driver had his foot severed and femur crushed at a…
  • Mar 4

    Family Files Lawsuit Against Petco Over Rat Bite Death

    Family Files Lawsuit Against Petco Over Rat Bite Death
    A California family has filed a lawsuit against Petco after a 10-year-old boy passed away following being bitten by a rat purchased at the chain of pet stores.  Aiden Pankey died last summer from rat bite fever, disease reportedly…
Rank this Week: 2957

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4617

Startup Blawg

Startup Blawg

For Wisconsin and Illinois startups. By the Gauthier Law Group, LLC.

http://startupblawg.com/
  • Feb 27

    The Pros, Cons and (Surprisingly) High Cost of Using Online Legal Form

    The Pros, Cons and (Surprisingly) High Cost of Using Online Legal Form
    Startup founders often wonder if they should use online legal documentation services, rather than hiring an attorney. There are many online providers out there, and the temptation to save on legal fees by using this seemingly low-cost…
  • Feb 13

    When to Incorporate or Organize an LLC for Your Startup

    When to Incorporate or Organize an LLC for Your Startup
    If you are thinking about launching a startup, or have already done so, you may be grappling with the question of whether, and when, you should create a corporation, LLC or other limited liability entity for your business. Perhaps you…
  • Feb 13

    When to Create a Legal Entity for Your Startup

    When to Create a Legal Entity for Your Startup
    If you are thinking about launching a startup, or have already done so, you may be grappling with the question of whether, and when, you should create a corporation, LLC or other limited liability entity for your business. Perhaps you…
Rank this Week: 2954

J. Paye in Brief

J. Paye in Brief

Profiles athletes, business professionals and celebrities and discusses current events and entertainment news.

http://jpaye.com/in-brief/
  • Feb 13

    FOUR LOVE AND LEGAL LESSONS LEARNED FROM LOVE & HIP HOP NEW YORK SEASON 4

    FOUR LOVE AND LEGAL LESSONS LEARNED FROM LOVE & HIP HOP NEW YORK SEASON 4
    FOUR LOVE & LEGAL LESSONS LEARNED FROM LOVE & HIP HOP NEW YORK SEASON 4  This season of Love & Hip Hop New York played out like the title of cast member, Brian “Saigon” Carenard’s sophomore album, The…
  • Jan 8

    What Can You Learn From Necole Bitchie About Licensing!?! A Lot!

    What Can You Learn From Necole Bitchie About Licensing!?! A Lot!
    Necole Bitchie Interview with the Breakfast Club Power 105.1   Happy New Year! In 2013, I was a little lax about updating the J. Paye in Brief blog due to the deamnds of being a lawyer.  My goal for this year is to be more…
  • Dec 13

    Watch J. Paye speak on the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Advance Screening Panel

    Watch J. Paye speak on the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Advance Screening Panel
    As a fellow African and lawyer, I was honored to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by speaking on a panel at an Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom advance screening, which was held on the night of his passing. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Advance…
Rank this Week: 3942

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 4106

Chicago Family Lawyer Blog

Chicago Family Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child support and prenuptial agreements. By Janet Rubel.

http://www.chicagofamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ORDERS OF PROTECTION IN ILLINOIS

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ORDERS OF PROTECTION IN ILLINOIS
    Violence directed at a family member, domestic partner or boyfriend/girlfriend is very common. The news features murder/suicides, beatings and stalking accounts all too frequently. This is a serious problem in our society. Domestic…
  • Aug 5

    Simon Cowell's Love Triangle: Who is Your Daddy?

    Simon Cowell's Love Triangle: Who is Your Daddy?
    Simon Cowell, the rich and well-known show business figure, is embroiled in a scandalous love triangle with his former best friend's wife. This is complicated! The wife is pregnant with Simon's child, conceived while she was married to her…
  • Feb 21

    Appeals in Family Law Cases: ILLNOIS Child Support, Custody, Property Division and Maintenance

    Appeals in Family Law Cases: ILLNOIS Child Support, Custody, Property Division and Maintenance
    When can a judge's order be appealed? The answer is: it depends. Most cases require that a final order has been entered and that it is one which is appealable. Some cases, particularly those involving the welfare of children, are…
Rank this Week: 4003

Illinois Traffic Laws

Illinois Traffic Laws

Explains the Illinois vehicle code with an emphasis on moving violations and offenses that result in criminal penalties and driver's license suspensions. By Lewis Gainor.

http://www.illinoistrafficlaws.us/
Rank this Week: 4063