Illinois Attorney Blog

Commercial Leasing and the Letter of Intent 

If you are a lawyer who is retained by a commercial tenant, it is imperative to remember that most leases are drafted by the landlord (or their.. Read More

Unpaid Invoices - When to Start Collection Procedures

INTRODUCTION: Credit sales, unlike cash sales, are accompanied with the burden of not only the risk of incurring bad debt expenses, but also the.. Read More

Injured in Illinois? Five Simple Steps to Protect Yourself

Personal injury claims arise when one person is injured as a result of another person’s wrongful acts. These wrongful acts can happen both.. Read More

The Illinois Business Attorney: An Entrepreneurial Spirit 

Among the many worries those starting a business in Illinois have, one is finding the right lawyer to help you succeed in the business venture you.. Read More

Chicago Security Deposit Check List for Tenants

A clear majority of the rental properties in the City of Chicago are governed under the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Act, or, as it is often.. Read More

How to Domesticate an Out-of-State Judgment in Illinois

Sometimes an Illinois business needs to bring a lawsuit in another state against a customer, supplier, or business entity. If you or your business.. Read More

Collecting on a Debt in Illinois

A debt collector is any person other than the creditor who regularly collects or attempts to collect debts that are owed to others and that resulted.. Read More

The Time Value of Money & Prejudgment Interest in Illinois

Whether we are cognizant of it or not, money is worth more today and than it is tomorrow. This is the time value of money and is a method that.. Read More

Chicago Tenant Rights - Security Deposits

    The five violations under the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance ("RLTO" or "CRLTO") for which statutory damages may be awarded under.. Read More

How to Form an Illinois LLC

The Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is a great way to incorporate your business to protect your personal assets as well as have your business enjoy.. Read More