• Posted on March 23, 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.

  • Posted on May 21, 2014

    The Supreme Court of Illinois recently resolved an intractable procedural issue that has festered for decades. Read about it in No Risk of Retroactively Validating Prior Void Orders When Submitting to the Jurisdiction of the Court After Final Judgment, an article written by Lawrence A. Stein and published by the Appellate Lawyers Association on May 19, 2014. Larry reports that the Supreme Court held that a defendant who appeared in a case after judgment had been entered submitted to the trial court’s jurisdiction and waived any objection to personal jurisdiction prospectively only. The court vacated as void all orders entered before the […]