Monthly Archives: May 2015

Noise Complaint Chicago: Condo Disputes

Urban living comes with plenty of advantages, such as access to culture, as well as frustrations. Condominiums are, by their very nature, tightly packed living spaces, and whenever people are thrust together they will come into conflict. Most of these conflicts are resolved with a polite conversation. Sometimes, however, no one feels they are truly at fault and resolving these conflicts can require litigation and the assistance of an experienced condo disputes attorney in Cook County. Noise and Condo Life Noise is part of city living: Sirens in the distance, refuse trucks collecting trash, people walking home from a nightcap.... Read More

HOA vs. Property Owners Association

A condo association or homeowner’s association (HOA) can, like any governing body, be a positive force in the lives of the property owners it represents, or a negative one. The Internet is filled with horror stories from owners who have seen poorly-run condo boards or HOAs make their lives miserable with the creation and enforcement of petty rules, but of course many people create their own condo association disputes in Cook County by not actually reading the Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&R) they signed when purchasing the property. When you sign a CC&R, you are agreeing to abide by the... Read More

The Key to Success: A Will County Lawsuit Mediator

Lawsuits are flooding the nation’s courts, and the courts have increasingly been taking steps to control the flood of business on their calendars. One of the popular ways the courts have been using to slow down the deluge is to order pre-trial mediation in an attempt to force two sides of a litigation to sit down and hash out a settlement before taking up the court’s time and resources. Rather than viewing this delay, it is much better to view it as an opportunity. When you identify and bring in the right Will County lawsuit mediator with the right background... Read More

Accessing Records for Wrongful Death Dupage County Cases

Wrongful death is one of the most devastating legal definitions in the world. The term wrongful makes it clear that the deceased should still be alive and among their loved ones, making the entire legal episode tragic. In the past, dealing with the claims of wrongful death Dupage County sees was also a lengthy and complicated process, because it required that an estate be established with an executor before any medical records could be released. This often delayed proceedings and investigations for very long periods of time, time during which relatives and others suffered from being unable to do anything... Read More