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Illinois Expands Definition of Reimbursable Loss Suffered by Clients

A client whose case is not completed due to the death or disability of his or her attorney, and who has made reasonable efforts to pursue civil remedies, is now eligible to apply for reimbursement through the Client Protection Program (CPP) Trust Fund. More ›

Use of Profanity Lands Litigant in Jail

Every litigator has suffered through a long court call. Sometimes your case is simply set for the end of a call and you have to wait it out. Worse, you get stuck behind a case with lawyers doing their best Lincoln-Douglas impression. And in this age of continued decreases in court funding, delays are becoming more commonplace for other reasons. No matter the cause of a delay, it can be frustrating. But that frustration rarely lands you in jail. More ›