Bits N Briefs

April 8, 2016
baseball and red leaves

Dealing with Life’s Financial Curveballs

Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Options to Stay in the Game When life throws you a financial curveball, how can you stay in the game?  How can you get back to your feet, shake off […]
March 17, 2016
Judge Wapner sitting in court

When the Bum Won’t Pay You Back

Collect Your Debt With a Collection Lawyer From the time money was invented, people with money have made agreements to lend it and borrowers have made promises to pay it back, often with interest. Since then, […]
March 2, 2016
Illinois lawyer playing the violin

Supporting DuPage Legal Aid

Greg Martucci will be performing with members of the DuPage County Bar Association, comprising the cast, crew, and band for the DCBA’s 41st Annual Judges’ Nite on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the MAC Theater at […]
February 17, 2016
ComEd Power Lines

We, the People vs. ComEd

Roselle is Standing Up to a Giant Electric Utility You’ve heard the saying “You Can’t Fight City Hall.”  Well, this time City Hall is on the side of the people – residents, businesses, politicians, homeowners associations, […]
January 25, 2016
College Graduation

Should Student Loan Debts Be Forgiven?

The U.S. Supreme Court May Give Guidance to Bankruptcy Courts With our nation’s student loan debt now surpassing $1 trillion and projected to rise to $2.5 trillion in the next decade, something has to change soon […]
January 15, 2016
Apartment for Rent sign

Landlords: Beware of Bad Tenants

You Must Act On Signs of Trouble Over the past 3 decades of practice, I have represented numerous Landlords seeking to collect past-due rent and evict bad tenants. A Landlord can save valuable time and money […]
December 31, 2015
Illinois compiled statutes law books

16 New Illinois Laws for 2016

16 New Illinois Laws for 2016 The new year will add 237 new laws to the books in Illinois.  Among the new laws, are 16 listed below, which may be of interest, anticipation or regret to the residents of Illinois.
November 24, 2015
Denver Airport Security line

Sacrificing Liberty for Security

Thanksgiving, 2015   If you are planning to visit distant friends & family this Thanksgiving, remember to give yourself extra time for security screenings of an estimated 3.6 million Americans traveling by air. The combination of large […]