Get a Grip–Conflict in Illinois Over Mend-the-Hold Doctrine Remains
The mend-the-hold doctrine can prevent parties from changing their defenses in a breach of contract case mid-litigation, but it is not always a surefire defense. A recent case demonstrates the [...]
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Defenses to a Breach of Contract Lawsuit
A  valid contract is a legally binding document, and when parties enter into a contract, they are bound by its terms. When one party does not hold up their end [...]
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What Fiduciary Duties Do I Owe My Business Partner?
When people enter into a partnership agreement, they will often owe their business partners certain fiduciary duties. These duties are intended to prevent conflict, ensure success of the business, and [...]
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How to Choose the Right Trial Lawyer for Your Case?
The litigation process can be very intimidating, which is why it is very important to choose the right trial lawyer for your case. A business litigation attorney offers more than [...]
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Suing Your Business Partner
No one wants to have to sue their business partner. As experienced business litigation attorneys, we understand that.  Afterall, you probably formed the partnership because you genuinely like this person. [...]
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Attorney Client Privilege Origin
The attorney-client privilege doctrine is one of the oldest known privileges in the legal system. It began in the range of Elizabeth the first in England. At that time, the [...]
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Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Law Firm in Estate Dispute and Declines to…
Charles MacLeish’s Will In 1984, Charles MacLeish passed away and left a one page will. He transferred all of his assets to his spouse, Thelma. Upon Thelma’s death, his children [...]
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Do You Own Rental Property in Chicago?
Landlords Beware If you own any rental property in Chicago, you should be aware of the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RLTO). Because of its pro-tenant stance, the ordinance may cause [...]
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Attorney Spotlight: Kristi Browne
Kristi Browne spent most of her career as a plaintiffs’ class action attorney. She represented individuals in consumer fraud, securities, mortgage fraud, antitrust, ERISA, and employment cases. Additionally, she represented [...]
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