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Yearly Archives: 2015

Benefits of Holding Tenancy by the Entirety in Illinois

Tenancy by the Entirety is a legal tool available to married couples that provides many important protections for their primary residence. For example, when one spouse passes away, the other spouse will inherit ownership of the entire property. Additionally—and importantly—a creditor of only one spouse may not foreclose on the

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Benefits of Holding Tenancy by the Entirety in Illinois

Tenancy by the Entirety is a legal tool available to married couples that provides many important protections for their primary residence. For example, when one spouse passes away, the other spouse will inherit ownership of the entire property. Additionally—and importantly—a creditor of only one spouse may not foreclose on the…

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Illinois DUI Penalties and the Summary License Suspension Law

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is a serious criminal offense in the state of Illinois and offenders are actively sought out by law enforcement authorities. In fact, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office indicates1 that there were 34,611 DUI arrests through the state in 2013. The laws regarding DUI in Illinois have

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Illinois DUI Penalties and the Summary License Suspension Law

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is a serious criminal offense in the state of Illinois and offenders are actively sought out by law enforcement authorities. In fact, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office indicates1 that there were 34,611 DUI arrests through the state in 2013.  The laws regarding…

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Volkswagen Scandal: Vehicles Affected and Eligibility

The Volkswagen scandal is moving at a rapid pace. VW has set aside 7.3 billion dollars for costs associated with the fallout from their clean diesel scandal. VW should have to pay claims to those affected by their misrepresentations. The Adam B. Lawler Law Firm is prepared to process and handle claims of the residents of southern Illinois

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Have you been Injured by a Faulty Ignition Switch on your Vehicle?

Every time you get into a motor vehicle, you run the risk of serious accidents and personal injuries. Because of the substantial dangers of car crashes, auto manufacturers have the legal duty to design, produce, and sell vehicles that are safe for use by drivers. If a manufacturer does not…

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Reasons to Hire an Attorney even if you Believe you can Handle Insurance Negotiations on your Own

Following a car accident that was the fault of a negligent1 driver, many people choose to simply handle negotiations with the responsible party’s insurance company on their own. Injured victims may choose to do so because they do not believe they need an attorney, believe an attorney will be expensive,…

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