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An update from us regarding the Executive Order signed by Governor JB Pritzker on March 20, 2020

Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-10 on March 20, 2020. It went into effect at 5:00pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020. This Executive Order generally requires individuals in Illinois to stay at home, but contains numerous exceptions. Any businesses qualifying as “Essential Businesses” are permitted to remain open.

By |2020-03-23T16:31:53-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Banking & Finance, Business Services, Elder Law, Employment Law, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Special Needs Planning & Guardianship, Trusts & Estates|Comments Off on An update from us regarding the Executive Order signed by Governor JB Pritzker on March 20, 2020

Technical Non-Compliance Voids Mechanic’s Lien

A case that underscores the importance of careful compliance with the Mechanics Lien Act by any contractor or subcontractor attempting to assert a lien was recently decided by the Illinois Appellate Court. In Cityline Construction v. Roberts, the Illinois Appellate Court invalidated a mechanics lien based upon non-compliance with the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act, despite the [...]

By |2018-06-13T18:03:44-05:00June 4th, 2014|Business Services|0 Comments

Shareholder Liable for Corporate Judgment

The Illinois Appellate Court recently made a ruling that underscores the importance of carefully observing corporate formalities in the formation and operation of a corporation or other limited liability entity. In Buckley v. Abuzir, the plaintiff had obtained a substantial judgment against a corporation that operated a bakery. Thereafter, the plaintiff filed suit against an individual, [...]

By |2018-06-13T18:05:00-05:00May 28th, 2014|Business Services|0 Comments