Monthly Archives: September 2014

WHEN SHOULD YOU TALK TO THE POLICE WITHOUT A LAWYER PRESENT?

The answer to the above question is very simple: YOU SHOULD NEVER TALK TO THE POLICE WITHOUT A LAWYER PRESENT. I had a potential client call me a few days ago and he stated that a detective called him out … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Elderly Newlyweds is Brought into Question

The news has recently brought to light that a marriage between a 96-year old woman and a 95-year old man may not be valid.  The couple was together for more than a decade before tying the knot earlier this year.  … Continue reading

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Who gets the kids and the…….dog?

Child custody may be one of the most difficult issues that comes up in divorce law.  Unlike child custody, which involves real humans, the custody of an animal will be determined under the property distribution statute in Illinois.  750 ILCS … Continue reading

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WHAT’S MY CAR ACCIDENT OR WORK COMP CASE WORTH? 8 ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

 It’s common for my office to receive a call from someone who isn’t a client but wants to ask questions about what his/her case is worth; this to be a curious thing to do.  A lawyer’s advice and time is … Continue reading

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