In this article, we explain Discovery in Illinois divorce and child custody cases. We will cover things to remember about the discovery process as well as 5 different methods for Discovery: Request for Production, Interrogatories, Request for Admissions, Depositions, and Subpoena Duces Tecum.
In this article, we will discuss the Illinois Residential Real Estate Property Disclosure Act and how to avoid a claim for failing to properly disclose information about your property when selling. We will answer the following questions: what is the Illinois Residential Real Estate Property Disclosure Act?, what must be listed in the Disclosure Statement when selling a property in Illinois?, what happens if the seller is not aware of an existing defect?, and what happens if the seller makes an error when filling out the Disclosure Statement?
In this article, we discuss what rights a parent who is not responsible for the abuse, neglect, or dependency of their child has in Illinois, and answer the following questions: can the non-abusing parent still keep their child?, does the court have to prove abuse before removing a child from the home?, and can the court assign the child a guardian but allow the child to remain with the parents?
In this article, we discuss Illinois assault and battery laws and answer the following questions: what is considered assault in Illinois?, what is considered battery in Illinois?, can someone be charged with battery against an unborn child?, is domestic battery treated separately from battery outside the home?, what are the penalties for assault in Illinois?, and what are the penalties for battery in Illinois?
In this article, we discuss the impact of an affair or adultery on Illinois divorce proceedings and answer the following questions: are there any legal ramifications for cheating on your spouse?, how does an affair or adultery complicate dividing marital assets?, and how does an affair or adultery impact child custody?
In this article, we discuss Illinois employee and employers’ rights during the coronavirus pandemic and attempt to answer the following questions: how does sick pay work under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)?, which employers qualify for the provisions under the FFCRA?, what reasons qualify an employee for paid sick leave under the FFCRA?, what are the different durations of leave and pay calculations afforded under the FFCRA?, what is the current coronavirus hazard pay situation for essential workers in Illinois?, and how has the furlough process for Illinois employers changed due to coronavirus?
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