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The Mediation Process in Illinois

The Mediation Process in Illinois Date: June 6, 2021 By: Attorney Jean Butler What is a Mediator? First, mediation is mandatory in cases where there are issues relating to the children. Parents will want to try and come to an agreement regarding their children on their own. In addition, parents will want to come to an agreement prior to their initial

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Exploring Guardian ad Litem

Date: June 3, 2021 By: Attorney Jean Butler Exploring Guardian ad Litem What is GAL? To begin, GAL stands for Guardian ad Litem. In short, GALS are lawyers appointed to help with issues surrounding the children involved in a divorce case. GALS will conduct investigations to decide the best possible outcomes for children involved. A GAL will more than likely interview

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Illinois Evictions During the Pandemic

Date: May 20, 2021 By: Attorney Andrew J. Mertzenich Illinois Evictions During the Pandemic Being a tenant to a landlord has its up and downs and that is especially true nowadays. With the onset of COVID-19 many uncertainties and questions were raised. One of the most important questions asked was “can I be evicted during the pandemic?” This articles main purpose is

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Evictions & the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date: May 13, 2021 By: Attorney Andrew J. Mertzenich Evictions & the COVID-19 Pandemic With the introduction of Covid-19 the world around us has changed big time. No matter who you are, it can be assumed Covid-19 has changed your life in some way. One of the biggest concerns and changes we have seen during the pandemic is the situation with housing

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FEMA: COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

Date: May 12, 2021 By: Attorney Andrew J. Mertzenich FEMA: COVID-19 Pandemic Funeral Expenses It is safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. During these times people have been affected in all sorts of ways. Whether it be financial loss, physical sickness, or mental pain, the pandemic has had an affect on all of us. Throughout the pandemic

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Defining Property Crimes in Illinois

Date: May 7, 2021 By: Attorney Mario Sankis Defining Property Crimes in Illinois Seeing the differences among crimes like burglary, robbery, and larceny can be hard because they have many things in common. As a result, this makes them hard to sort through. This article is to help everyday people better understand the differences between the 3 crimes mentioned above. Therefore, a

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The 2nd Amendment & FOID Cards in Illinois

Date: May 6, 2021 By: Attorney Mario Sankis The 2nd Amendment & FOID Cards in Illinois Times seem to be changing when it comes to individuals and the 2nd Amendment in Illinois. Since 1968, people seeking to purchase a gun have been forced to get FOID cards. A FOID card is a special form of identification in Illinois. Individuals who want to

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Insurance for Animal Bites

Date: April 28, 2021 By: Attorney Nicole O’Connor Insurance for Dog Bites Most usually, an individual who has been bit by a dog or animal in general, seek compensation through the courts. In certain circumstances though, the person who was bit, does not always want to press charges. If your dog bit your friend, it can be assumed that your friend does

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Title Companies in Illinois

Date: April 22, 2021 By: Attorney Meaghan Alexander Title Companies in Illinois What is Title? When trying to understand the real estate process it is important to understand the term title. Simply put, the definition of title is the term used to show who is the legal owner of a property. The title allows the property owner the ability to sell.  What

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The Divorce Transition

Date: April 8, 2021 By: Attorney Jean Butler The Divorce Transition Many individuals fall in love, get married, have children, and start their lives with the hope of capturing the closest thing to a perfect life. As we all know, sometimes the love that connected a pair of individuals can fade away in some cases. Whether its arguments, money, or

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