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Yearly Archives: 2017


The Importance of Obtaining a Registered Trademark

Our Chicago trademark lawyers cannot stress enough the importance of new business owners and entrepreneurs in holding a federal trademark registration for their service or product.  Not only is a registered trademark on the federal principal register an extremely valuable asset, the protections afforded by a registered trademark are of paramount importance to maintaining brand [...]

The Importance of Obtaining a Registered Trademark2020-06-20T12:44:15+00:00

Pet Trusts

While cats and dogs are common house pets, pet trusts can be drafted for the benefit of many other domestic animals to ensure that your family pet receives the love and care it deserves for the entirety of its life. As Chicago estate planning attorneys, our main focus is ensuring continuity amongst family members through preparations of wills [...]

Pet Trusts2020-06-20T12:44:15+00:00

Oral Modifications to Written Contracts: A Lesser-known Breach of Contract Rule

Our Chicago breach of contract attorneys understand that the legal nature of contractual agreements may sometimes appear confusing or contradictory, so we are committed to analyzing each breach of contract case individually and providing our clients with personalized counsel. A breach of contract suit most commonly arises when one party fails to uphold their contractual duties. In most cases, the court [...]

Oral Modifications to Written Contracts: A Lesser-known Breach of Contract Rule2020-06-20T12:44:15+00:00

LLC Veil Piercing & Substantive Consolidation

A limited liability company can function as an extremely powerful and flexible Illinois business organization structure.  The LLC, if structured properly by a Chicago business lawyer, can shield members (aka LLC business owners) from the legal obligations and debts of the LLC. In limited liability companies which are solely owned, small or family owned, business assets [...]

LLC Veil Piercing & Substantive Consolidation2020-06-20T12:44:15+00:00

Estate Planning Myths

Estate Planning is a very complicated area of the law where myths abound and they can be harmful to you and your loved ones.  Below is a list of common myths about estate planning that our Chicago estate planning attorneys often confront. Estate Planning Myth #1: If I have a good Will, probate will not be required, [...]

Estate Planning Myths2020-06-20T12:44:15+00:00