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  • Protect Your Property From Mechanic's Liens

    November 15, 2016
    With the current rate of construction, there is no surprise that the number of mechanic’s liens filed has skyrocketed. Since we have experienced an uptick in our real estate clients requesting assistance, I thought it would be a good time for a refresher.
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  • Limitation of Liability Clauses, Direct & Consequential Lost Profits

    January 02, 2016
    In Illinois, Lost Profits can be either Direct Damages or Consequential Damages. Contract's with Limitation of Liability clauses should be updated based on the ruling in Westlake Financial Group v. CDH-Delnor Health System, docketed as 2-14-0580 in the 2nd District Appellate Court of the State of Illinois.
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  • I Thought We Elected Judges in Illinois

    August 03, 2012
    Judicial Privacy Act. Public Act 97-847 (Madigan, D-Chicago; Cullerton, D-Chicago) creates the Judicial Privacy Act that allows a judge to prohibit a government agency or business from publishing “personal information” about a judge.
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  • Document Retention Policies

    July 01, 2012
    The retention period of a document is an aspect of records management. It represents the period of time a document should be kept or “retained” both electronically and in paper format. At the termination of the retention period, the document is usually destroyed.
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