I had a call recently from a very upset person who did not get the result they were looking for in their divorce case.  They were sure that they had a great legal malpractice lawsuit because their lawyer was unprepared and did not ask for things that the client wanted.

I explained to this caller

If you have attended a protest or march in Chicago in the last week, odds are that you have been peaceful.  Despite that, we are seeing scores of people getting arrested and/or being victims of police brutality.

Police do not have a right to physically harm peaceful protesters.  They do not have a right to

I’m a lawyer and even I wouldn’t want to hire a lawyer if I didn’t have to. I’ve paid for an attorney for real estate closings and for a will, but fortunately have never been in a situation where I personally had to shell out thousands for an attorney.

Most people don’t want to pay

With some exceptions for emergency situations and some criminal cases, you can’t have your day in court in Illinois right now. Chief Judge Evans of Cook County announced the other day that the courts will be closed through at least May 31st.  I’d quite honestly expect it to go on longer than that.

It’s very

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If you know anything about insurance it’s

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Many people invest in securities like stocks, bonds and mutual funds, some for years and often decades, saving for retirement, children’s education, family support, wealth accumulation, to create a sense of financial security

Short blog answer:

NO

Longer blog answer:

Illinois has been called a Judicial Hell Hole. It’s a phrase that was made up by people in the insurance industry.  They did it to try to help in lobbying for laws that favor them and would make them even more money on top of the billions they

The usage of biometrics has merged into our everyday lives and the collection of biometric data is on the rise.  Biometric data refers to unique, measurable human biological or behavioral characteristics that can be used for identification. Biometric identifiers include fingerprints, voiceprint, retina or iris scans, and scans of hand or face geometry.

Companies are

I’ve been involved in a nightmare with UPS over a lost package.  It reminds me of a phone call I had from someone once who wanted to sue them over a lost package.

That caller, like me, wasn’t as mad at the package going missing as they were at the response by UPS.  Their terrible

In the 18 plus years we’ve run this website, we’ve helped about 400,000 people.  The most rewarding thing that can happen when we help someone find an Illinois lawyer is that we greatly improve their life.  Every now and then though we help someone and change the law

That happened recently on a case we