June 6, 2017
Bankruptcy court gavel

5 Things to Consider Before Filing for Bankruptcy

1. How did I get into this mess? People considering bankruptcy are dealing with an unmanageable amount of debt. Although a bankruptcy may eliminate the debt, it’s important to understand the reason or reasons for the […]
May 18, 2017
Gavel resting over legal textbook

What to Look For in a DUI Attorney

If you’ve been charged in Illinois with DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs/Intoxicating Compounds), you are in serious trouble. If convicted, you are facing the loss of your driver’s license or driving privileges, possible incarceration […]
May 11, 2017
Legal help for golf injury

Beware of Errant Golf Shots!

Victims May Not Be Able to Recover if Injured  Spring weather brings out the golfers and start of the season of Golf Outings.  Taking a good swing, making good contact and sending a straight shot that […]
April 12, 2017
Personal bankruptcy filings down

Why Are Bankruptcy Courts So Crowded?

National numbers down but expected to rise Through mid-December, 2020, there were 23,392  personal bankruptcy filings in  Chicago, down from 37,785 in 2019.  Nationally, at mid-year, there were 659,881 non-business bankruptcy filings compared with 750,878 in […]
February 16, 2017
claim form for workers' compensation benefits

5 Things to Know Before Filing for Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Have you considered filing for workers’ compensation benefits? The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act provides a system of benefits to employees who suffer injuries resulting from on-the-job accidents. This Act provides limited benefits, regardless of fault, but […]
February 2, 2017
Lawyer at O'Hare airport

Volunteer Lawyers for Refugees

Trump’s Executive Order Spurs Legal Response Since the early 1900’s, U.S. Presidents have issued over 13,000 Executive Orders (EO). These are legally binding orders used to direct action by federal agencies under the President’s control. EO’s […]
January 19, 2017
Alcohol and car keys equals legal conflict

Faced with a DUI and Needing a Defense

Swerving on the Highway to Hell An encounter with the police may begin with a short trip to the store for a pack of cigarettes or maybe a taco. Not too far from home, not planning […]
December 7, 2016
Attack on Pearl Harbor

Remembering America Under Attack

Today, we remember, reflect upon, and honor those whose lives were lost in the surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 75 years ago on December 7, 1941.  Shortly before 8:00 a.m. […]