Archive for July 2017

You Really Should Get A Divorce

You Really Should Get A Divorce
I kind of lucked out in life when it comes to marriage. I got married at what I consider to be too young of an age (27) to make that commitment.  We are fortunate that as we’ve changed, it’s been in similar ways and we actually get along now and have better time than any... Read more »

Why Did Midway Airport Change Their Food Choices?

Why Did Midway Airport Change Their Food Choices?
I recently flew out of Midway Airport.  The airport itself is great.  Easy to get to by train.  Short lines to get through security.  And compared to the early 90’s when the food choices were a couple of food carts, the options for eating are great. For some reason though, Midway quickly got rid of... Read more »

Marc Kasowitz Should Lose His Law License

Marc Kasowitz Should Lose His Law License
Ask any attorney who has been around a while and they will tell you that they have dealt with other lawyers who have inspired the following thought: “I don’t know how that guy still has a law license.”  You meet these attorneys who scream at their clients and call them terrible names or blow off... Read more »
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Is This The Slimiest Law In Illinois?

Is This The Slimiest Law In Illinois?
It’s not unusual to take a loan out from a bank or sign a promissory note.  In fact it happens thousands of times a day. When you fail to pay or are late in paying, it’s not unusual to pay a penalty to catch up. In the alternative, the bank or money lender could sue... Read more »

When College Athletes Are Bullied By Coaches

When College Athletes Are Bullied By Coaches
I am a firm believer that the NCAA and Universities treat athletes like employees.  The key test under labor law in to determining if someone is an employee or not is do you have a right of control over them.  For college athletes, let’s count the ways that is true. You can’t transfer to a... Read more »

Finding An Illinois Lawyer Who Only Gets Paid If They Win

Finding An Illinois Lawyer Who Only Gets Paid If They Win
I get calls all of the time from people who don’t have money for a lawyer or don’t want to spend money on attorney.  So I often hear some variation of, “Can you recommend an attorney who only gets paid if they win my case?”,  or “Is there a way to make the other person... Read more »
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Illinois Child Support Law Changes Today

Illinois Child Support Law Changes Today
After years of talks and probably over thinking it by politicians (shocker), Illinois has a new way of calculating child support that takes effect as of today.  This law is for new cases or older cases when you can show a change in circumstances.  Family law in Illinois is about to go nuts. Under the... Read more »