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Illinois Estate Planning Guide

Illinois Estate Planning Guide Date: July 27, 2021 By: Andrew J. Mertzenich Important Estate Planning Documents The first step to having a comprehensive estate plan is to gather information on your personal and financial information. “Estate planning documents include wills, trust agreements, beneficiary designations for life insurance, 401(K) plans and IRAs, powers of attorney for healthcare and property, buy-sell agreements, and

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Getting a Motorcycle License in Illinois

Date: July 23, 2021 By: Prime Law Group, LLC Getting a Motorcycle License in Illinois To begin, no matter if you want to ride a dirt bike or a Harley, you will need a motorcycle license. In Illinois there are two different types of licenses, a Class L and Class M. Individuals should know that a motorcycle license is not needed

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G.G v. Gloucester County School Board

Date: July 16, 2021 By: Attorney Tracy McGonigle G.G v. Gloucester County School Board To begin, on Monday June 28th, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board 972 F.3d 586 (4th Cir. 2020), which involved disputes over restrooms for transgender students. However, by declining to hear the case, the Supreme Court allowed the lower court’s ruling to

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2021 Chemung Township Property Assessment | Tax Appeal

2021 Chemung Township Property Assessment | Tax Appeal On June 28, 2021, Chemung Township published its 2021 Township Assessments.  The first set of numbers on your tax bill is “01“.  If you are an Chemung Township property owner you have 30 days from the date of publication to file an appeal to your property assessment (property tax appeal). The final

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2021 Richmond Township Property Assessment | Tax Appeal

2021 Richmond Township Property Assessment | Tax Appeal On June 26, 2021, Richmond Township published its 2021 Township Assessments.  The first set of numbers on your tax bill is “04“.  If you are an Richmond Township property owner you have 30 days from the date of publication to file an appeal to your property assessment (property tax appeal). The final date

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Apple Biometric Lawsuit in Illinois

Date: July 8, 2021 By: Prime Law Group, LLC Apple Biometric Lawsuit in Illinois The company Apple has been hit with an Illinois state court lawsuit. The issue that has risen comes from Apple’s features like touch ID and face ID. Face ID and touch ID both track biometrics and this was not known by many. “Lead plaintiffs and Illinois residents

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Supreme Court Does Not Lift CDC’s Eviction Ban

Date: July 1, 2021 By: Attorney Andrew J. Mertzenich Supreme Court Does Not Lift CDC’s Eviction Ban To begin, a group of a landlords and realtor groups have requested that the CDC’s eviction moratorium be lifted. However, as of June 29th, the Supreme Court is refusing to lift the moratorium. In a 5-4 vote the U.S Supreme Court sided with renters,

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Julia Almeida Joins Prime Law Group, LLC

Julia Almeida Attorney Date: June 29, 2021 By: Prime Law Group, LLC Julia Almeida Joins Prime Law Group We are excited to announce the hire of attorney Julia Almeida. Julia’s main practice is in family law. In addition to family law, Julia has experience in criminal defense, bankruptcy, and probate matters. Furthermore, she was a child prosecutor for the McHenry County State’s

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Fourth of July Firework Laws in Illinois

Fourth of July Firework Laws in Illinois The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, which means celebrations are sure to ensue. With that being said, many are familiar with fireworks and their tie to the holiday. However, some may not realize or understand the laws regarding fireworks in the state of Illinois. It goes without saying that our Independence Day

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Fly-By-Night Roofers

Fly-By-Night Roofers With summer in full effect, it brings with it at times intense thunderstorms. That being said, many are aware of the potential damages that may proceed following a severe storm. Whether your roof was damaged by hail or a broken limb from a tree, storms can leave an impact. Therefore, it is important for you to choose the

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