We are Chicago lawyers who since 2001 have offered free legal guidance and lawyer referrals to anyone who needs it on all Illinois legal matters. If you want to ask us a question just call us at 312-346-5320 or fill out our contact form.  We don’t promise you’ll like our answer, but do promise to

We’ve noticed an uptick of late of attorneys in Illinois telling their potential clients what they want to hear.  Business is down for a lot of law firms and some are doing whatever they can to land a client.  This includes flat out lying.

If you were hurt in a car accident and want to

In normal times, the Illinois Bar exam would have taken place two weeks ago.  Due to Covid it first got pushed to September 9 and 10 and now is going to be online October 5 & 6.

I remember a lot from the summer of 1994 when I took the Illinois Bar test.  The night

The Covid world is new for all of us and constantly changing. I, along with just about every attorney I know, supported the closing of the courthouses while we got things under control.  Cook County was extra cautious and kept the courts mostly closed until this week.  Some emergency hearings took place, some Zoom status

One of the dumbest things we do is punish the poor financially for not having money to pay fines.  That leads to a downward cycle that affects them in a bad way. It’s how it has been in Illinois forever when it comes to parking tickets.  If you get too many tickets and don’t pay

There is a terrible trend in today’s celebrity and social media driven world where the loudest person can claim to be an expert on something. Dr. Drew made his fame by giving relationship advice.  He then went on to make money by giving substance abuse advice.  He recently made terribly wrong predictions about Coronavirus.  People

There is a Chicago class action attorney I know who also does consumer fraud cases.  I’ve referred her some cases over the years.  Some of the cases she’s pursued, others she has rejected.  But on a lot of cases she has told me that she wants to bring a lawsuit, but the client doesn’t want

I usually post blogs based on good questions I get from callers.  Some questions aren’t long enough for a post, but are still worth discussing.  Here are some of the best ones I haven’t written about.

I got divorced and my attorney called me a couple weeks after the case was done to say I

I’ve been a lawyer since 1997 and started this company in 2001. When I did, I came in with two major values about how I’d run this service. First, I try to talk like a real person.  I don’t always succeed, but it’s gross when attorneys try to talk all fancy with legal jargon to

Many of the blog posts we write are from questions that we get from readers and clients.  Some of the questions we don’t blog about, but are still worth sharing.  Here are some of the best questions we’ve received in recent months.  If you have a question fill out our contact form or call us