Bits N Briefs

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 […]
November 10, 2015
Plans for veteran memorial

Honor American Veterans

November 11, 2015   11:00 a.m. on November 11, 1918 marked the end of hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany, ending World War I.  In 1926, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution declaring November 11th […]
October 14, 2015
Chicago Cubs baseball stadium

Beware Risk of Injuries at Ballpark

Owners Not Liable for Most Injuries As Chicago Cubs fans celebrate their team playing post-season baseball in October, those lucky fans should remember to pay attention – both to the game and to the back of […]
September 29, 2015
Operation Greylord book cover

When the Courts Were Corrupt

Operation Greylord   Terrence Hake, a former Cook County State’s Attorney turned F.B.I. agent, tells the true story about his fascinating yet dangerous undercover work, posing as a crooked prosecutor turned crooked defense attorney, bribing crooked court […]
September 9, 2015
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Register for Free Bankruptcy Class

Greg Martucci, a member of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, will be presenting a free class titled “Filing for Bankruptcy” as part of the People’s Law School program on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 7:00 – […]
September 4, 2015
High rise building workers sitting on beam

Honor American Workers

Labor Day, 2015   Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday in September, pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of the American worker.  Made a federal holiday in 1894, and September holiday in 1897, Labor Day honors […]